TO ALL CONCERNED CLUBS: Since the Rules and Regulations of the competition were not amended, the Knock-out Stages for the 2015 UFL Cup shall remain as is as per the Rules and Regulations submitted to the Philippine Football Federation (PFF). Therefore, the Knock-out Stages will be composed of a Round of 16, Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals. As such, the Top 4 clubs from each group will automatically advance to the Knockout Stages. For ranking purposes, the following shall be observed as per Article 35 of the Rules and Regulations: * The Top 16 clubs will be ranked in the following manner: * Greater number of points obtained (PTS); * Goal difference (GD); * Greatest number of goals scored (GF). * In the event that two or more clubs are equal on the basis of the above criteria, their place shall be determined as follows: * Result of the direct match between the clubs concerned; * Kicks from the penalty mark if only two clubs are involved and they are both on the field of play; * Least number of Red Cards; * Least number of Yellow Cards; * Drawing of lots (toss coin) or play-off match as determined by the Executive Committee.