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2018 International Champions Cup
2018 International Champions Cup
Tournament details
Host countriesAustria
England
France
Italy
Portugal
Republic of Ireland
Singapore
Spain
United States
DatesJuly 20 - August 11
Teams18 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)23 (in 23 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsEngland Tottenham Hotspur
Tournament statistics
Matches played27
Goals scored83 (3.07 per match)
Attendance1,061,520 (39,316 per match)
Top scorer(s)
2017
2019

The 2018 International Champions Cup (or ICC) was the sixth edition of a tournament comprising a series of friendly association football matches. It began on July 20 and ended on August 11.[1] The tournament was won by English club Tottenham Hotspur.

Teams

A total of 18 teams participated in the tournament. The participants were announced in four waves on April 10, 11, 12, and 17, 2018.[1] On June 18, Lyon replaced Sevilla in the competition.

Nation Team
 England Arsenal
 England Chelsea
 England Liverpool
 England Manchester City
 England Manchester United
 England Tottenham Hotspur
 France Lyon
 France Paris Saint-Germain
 Germany Bayern Munich
 Germany Borussia Dortmund
 Italy Inter Milan
 Italy Juventus
 Italy Milan
 Italy Roma
 Portugal Benfica
 Spain Atlético Madrid
 Spain Barcelona
 Spain Real Madrid

Venues

Originally 22 venues for the International Champions Cup were announced on April 13 and 17, 2018, but they were later increased to 23.[2] Of these, 15 were in the United States, 7 were in Europe, and 1 was in Singapore.[1]

After Sevilla had to pull out (replaced by Lyon), matches due to take place in Warsaw and Zürich were canceled and replaced by matches in London and Faro-Loulé. The two matches Chelsea played were relocated from Gothenburg and Solna to Nice and Dublin respectively.

Europe
Dublin Faro/Loulé Klagenfurt
Aviva Stadium Estádio Algarve Wörthersee Stadion
Capacity: 51,700 Capacity: 30,305 Capacity: 32,000
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Lecce
Stadio Via del Mare
Capacity: 40,670
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London Madrid Nice
Stamford Bridge Metropolitano Stadium Allianz Riviera
Capacity: 41,631 Capacity: 67,703 Capacity: 35,624
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Singapore
Kallang
National Stadium
Capacity: 55,000
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Matches

The match schedule was announced on April 17, 2018,[3] and was updated on June 18 after Lyon replaced Sevilla.[4] Each team played three matches, for a total of 27 matches.[1]

Attendance: 34,629
Referee: Armando Villarreal (United States)

Audi Football Summit
Attendance: 22,300
Referee: Alexander Harkam (Austria)



Attendance: 16,171
Referee: Nima Saghafi (United States)


Roma Italy1-4England Tottenham Hotspur
Report
Attendance: 18,861
Referee: Alejandro Mariscal (United States)


Attendance: 23,095
Referee: Ahmad A'Qashah (Singapore)

Arsenal England5-1France Paris Saint-Germain
Report
Attendance: 50,308
Referee: Nathan Chan (Singapore)

Attendance: 24,194
Referee: José Carlos Rivero (United States)

Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Nicolas Rainville (France)

Attendance: 101,254
Referee: Ismail Elfath (United States)

Audi Football Summit
Attendance: 29,195
Referee: Ted Unkel (United States)




Attendance: 31,264
Referee: Ismail Elfath (United States)

Attendance: 54,726
Referee: José Carlos Rivero (United States)


Benfica Portugal2-3France Lyon
Report
Attendance: 17,510
Referee: Hélder Malheiro (Portugal)

Attendance: 24,698
Referee: Marco Di Bello (Italy)

Real Madrid Spain3-1Italy Juventus
Report
Attendance: 71,597
Referee: Robert Sibiga (United States)


Attendance: 18,457


Table

The 18 teams were ranked based on results from their three matches, with the best-ranked team being crowned champions.[5] In addition to three points for a win and none for a loss, a penalty shoot-out win was worth two points, while a loss on penalties earned one point.

Pos Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1 England Tottenham Hotspur (C) 3 2 0 1 0 7 3 +4 7 2018 International Champions Cup winners
2 Germany Borussia Dortmund 3 2 0 1 0 6 3 +3 7
3 Italy Inter Milan 3 2 0 1 0 3 1 +2 7
4 England Arsenal 3 1 1 1 0 7 3 +4 6
5 England Liverpool 3 2 0 0 1 7 5 +2 6
6 Spain Real Madrid 3 2 0 0 1 6 4 +2 6
7 Italy Juventus 3 1 1 0 1 4 4 0 5
8 England Chelsea 3 0 2 1 0 2 2 0 5
9 England Manchester United 3 1 1 0 1 4 6 −2 5
10 France Lyon 3 1 0 1 1 3 3 0 4
11 Italy Milan 3 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 4
12 Portugal Benfica 3 0 1 1 1 5 6 −1 3[a]
13 Germany Bayern Munich 3 1 0 0 2 5 6 −1 3[a]
14 England Manchester City 3 1 0 0 2 4 5 −1 3
15 Italy Roma 3 1 0 0 2 6 8 −2 3
16 France Paris Saint-Germain 3 1 0 0 2 5 10 −5 3
17 Spain Atlético Madrid 3 0 1 0 2 3 4 −1 2
18 Spain Barcelona 3 0 1 0 2 4 7 −3 2
Source: ICC
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Goal differential; 4) Goals scored; 5) Result against common opponent; 6) Fewer red cards; 7) Fewer yellow cards; 8) Fewer fouls committed; 9) Coin flip.
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Points against common opponent (Juventus): Benfica 1, Bayern Munich 0.

Media coverage

Market Countries Broadcast partner Ref
 Arab World 1 beIN Sports
 Brazil 1 Fox Sports Brasil
Record News
[6][7][8]
 Canada 1 DAZN [9]
 Germany 1 Onefootball (free-streaming), DAZN (pay-streaming), and Sport1 (free-tv) [10]
 Indonesia 1 TVRI, iNews TV, and MNC Vision [11][12]
 Iran 1 IRIB Varzesh
 Russia 1 Match TV
 Spain 1 beIN Sports (Spain) [13]
 Sweden 1 MTG [14]
 Tajikistan 1 TV Varzish
 Thailand 1 PPTV [15]
 Turkey 1 D-Smart
 United Kingdom 1 Premier Sports (non-Liverpool/Manchester United matches)
LFC TV (Liverpool matches only)
MUTV (Manchester United matches only)
[16][17][18]
 United States 1 ESPN [19]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "#ICC2018". internationalchampionscup.com. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ Creditor, Avi (April 13, 2018). "Clubs, Cities Revealed for 2018 International Champions Cup". SI.com. Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "ICC schedule features Madrid, Barca, Manchester clubs, Liverpool, more". ESPN. April 17, 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "Schedule". International Champions Cup. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "International Champions Cup About the Tournament". International Champions Cup. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ "Premier Sports lands International Champions Cup, Irish rugby rights". sportbusiness.com. SportBusiness Group. June 2, 2017. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ "International Champions Cup: A Guide to the US Venues". www.liverpoolfc.com. Liverpool F.C. Retrieved 2018.
  8. ^ "Your guide to Man United Tour 2018 matches live on MUTV". www.manutd.com. Manchester United F.C. Retrieved 2018.
  9. ^ McMahon, Bobby (July 17, 2018). "DAZN Canada Lands Rights To 2018 International Champions Cup On Same Day U.S. Service Is Announced". Forbes. Forbes. Retrieved 2018.
  10. ^ "Wer überträgt den ICC 2018? Wo läuft der International Champions Cup? | Goal.com" (in German). Retrieved 2018.
  11. ^ Media, Kompas Cyber (July 19, 2018). "TVRI Siarkan ICC 2018, Inilah Jadwal Siaran Langsung - Kompas.com". KOMPAS.com. Retrieved 2018.
  12. ^ Okezone. "iNews TV Siarkan Semua Pertandingan International Champions Cup ICC 2018 : Okezone Bola". okezone.com (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2018.
  13. ^ "La International Champions Cup se vivirá en beIN LaLiga" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018.
  14. ^ "Premier League-rivalerna laddar upp i Sverige inför säsongen | viaplay.se" (in Northern Sami). Retrieved 2018.
  15. ^ https://www.pptvhd36.com. " International Champions Cup 2018 (ICC 2018)". pptvhd36.com (in Thai). Archived from the original on July 31, 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  16. ^ "Premier Sports lands International Champions Cup, Irish rugby rights". sportbusiness.com. SportBusiness Group. June 2, 2017. Retrieved 2018.
  17. ^ "International Champions Cup: A Guide to the US Venues". www.liverpoolfc.com. Liverpool F.C. Retrieved 2018.
  18. ^ "Your guide to Man United Tour 2018 matches live on MUTV". www.manutd.com. Manchester United F.C. Retrieved 2018.
  19. ^ Nwulu, Mac (April 17, 2018). "2018 International Champions Cup on ESPN". ESPN MediaZone. Retrieved 2018.

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