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2019 Algarve Cup
2019 Algarve Cup
Tournament details
Host country Portugal
Dates27 February - 6 March
Teams12 (from 3 confederations)
Final positions
Champions Norway
Runners-up Poland
Third place Canada
Fourth place Sweden
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored42 (2.63 per match)
Top scorer(s)Spain Jennifer Hermoso
Sweden Mimmi Larsson
(3 goals)
2018
2020

The 2019 Algarve Cup was the 26th edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Portugal. It took place from 27 February to 6 March.

Norway defeated Poland 3-0 in the final to win their fifth title,[1] and their first since the 1998 edition.

Format

The twelve invited teams were split into four groups to play a round-robin tournament.

Points awarded in the group stage followed the standard formula of three points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss. In the case of two teams being tied on the same number of points in a group, their head-to-head result determine the higher place.

Teams

Team FIFA Rankings[2]
(December 2018)
 Canada
5
 Netherlands
7
 Sweden
9
 Spain
12
 Norway
13
 China PR
15
 Denmark
17
  Switzerland
18
 Scotland
20
 Iceland
22
 Portugal
32
 Poland
34

Squads

Group stage

The groups were announced in mid-January 2019

All times are local (UTC±0).

Tie-breaking criteria

For the group stage of this tournament, where two or more teams in a group tied on an equal number of points, the finishing positions were determined by the following tie-breaking criteria in the following order:

  1. number of points obtained in the matches among the teams in question
  2. goal difference in all the group matches
  3. number of goals scored in all the group matches
  4. fair-play ranking in all the group matches
  5. FIFA ranking

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Canada 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 4
2  Scotland 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 3
3  Iceland 2 0 1 1 1 4 −3 1
Source: FPT
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal

Lagos Municipal Stadium, Lagos

Iceland 1-4 Scotland
Gunnarsdóttir Goal 57 Report
Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Poland 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 6
2  Spain 2 1 0 1 2 3 −1 3
3  Netherlands 2 0 0 2 0 3 −3 0
Source: FPT
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal
Referee: Marie-Soleil Beaudoin (Canada)

Poland 3-0 Spain
Report
Lagos Municipal Stadium, Lagos
Referee: Lucila Venegas (Mexico)

Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal

Group C

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Norway 2 2 0 0 5 2 +3 6
2  Denmark 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 3
3  China PR 2 0 0 2 1 4 −3 0
Updated to match(es) played on 4 March 2019. Source: FPT
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
Norway 2-1 Denmark
Report

China PR 1-3 Norway
Wang Goal 90 Report
Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira

Denmark 1-0 China PR
Harder Goal 60 (pen.)
VRS António Sports Complex, Vila Real de Santo António

Group D

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Sweden 2 1 0 1 5 3 +2 3
2   Switzerland 2 1 0 1 4 5 −1 3
3  Portugal (H) 2 1 0 1 3 4 −1 3
Source: FPT
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Sweden 4-1  Switzerland
Report
Referee: Laura Fortunato (Argentina)

Portugal 2-1 Sweden
Report Björn Goal 68
Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira
Referee: María Belén Carvajal (Chile)

VRS António Sports Complex, Vila Real de Santo António

Ranking of teams for placement matches

The ranking of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd placed teams in each group to determine the placement matches:

  • 1st placed teams
Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 B  Poland 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 6 Final
2 C  Norway 2 2 0 0 5 2 +3 6
3 A  Canada 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 4 Third-place match
4 D  Sweden 2 1 0 1 5 3 +2 3
Source: FPT
  • 2nd placed teams
Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 A  Scotland 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 3 Fifth-place match
2 C  Denmark 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 3
3 D   Switzerland 2 1 0 1 4 5 −1 3 Seventh-place match
4 B  Spain 2 1 0 1 2 3 −1 3
Source: FPT
  • 3rd placed teams
Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 D  Portugal 2 1 0 1 3 4 −1 3 Ninth-place match
2 A  Iceland 2 0 1 1 1 4 −3 1
3 C  China PR 2 0 0 2 1 4 −3 0 Eleventh-place match
4 B  Netherlands 2 0 0 2 0 3 −3 0
Source: FPT

Placement matches

Eleventh place

Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira

Ninth place

Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal
Referee: Lydia Abede (Ethiopia)

Seventh place

Switzerland  0-2 Spain
Report
Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira
Referee: María Belén Carvajal (Chile)

Fifth place

Third place

Final

Poland 0-3 Norway
Report
Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal

Final standings

Rank Team[3]
1st, gold medalist(s)  Norway
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Poland
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Canada
4  Sweden
5  Scotland
6  Denmark
7  Spain
8   Switzerland
9  Iceland
10  Portugal
11  Netherlands
12  China PR

Goalscorers

There have been 42 goals scored in 16 matches, for an average of 2.62 goals per match.

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

References

  1. ^ "Noruega conquista Algarve Cup 2019". fpf.pt. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ FIFA.com. "The FIFA Women's World Ranking - Ranking Table". fifa.com. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ Final ranking

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