2019 SheBelieves Cup
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2019 SheBelieves Cup

2019 SheBelieves Cup
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Tournament details
Host countryUnited States
DatesFebruary 27 - March 5
Teams4 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)3 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions England
Runners-up United States
Third place Japan
Fourth place Brazil
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored19 (3.17 per match)
Attendance77,809 (12,968 per match)
Top scorer(s)United States Tobin Heath
England Beth Mead
Japan Yuka Momiki
United States Megan Rapinoe
(2 goals each)
2018

The 2019 SheBelieves Cup was the fourth edition of the SheBelieves Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held in the United States. Featuring national teams from Brazil, England, Japan, and hosts United States, it began on February 27 and ended on March 5, 2019.[1]

The United States were the defending champions. England won the tournament for the first time.[2]

Format

The four invited teams played a round-robin tournament. Points awarded in the group stage followed the formula of three points for a win, one point for a draw, and zero points for a loss. A tie in points would be decided by goal differential; other tie-breakers are listed below.

Venues

Teams

Team FIFA Rankings
(December 2018)
 United States
1
 England
4
 Japan
8
 Brazil
10

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  England (C) 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7
2  United States (H) 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 5
3  Japan 3 1 1 1 5 6 −1 4
4  Brazil 3 0 0 3 2 6 −4 0
Source: USSoccer
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result; 5) FIFA ranking.
(C) Champion; (H) Host.

Results

United States 2-2 Japan
Report
England 2-1 Brazil
Report

Brazil 1-3 Japan
Report
Attendance: 12,586
Referee: Karen Abt (United States)
Attendance: 22,125
Referee: Marianela Araya (Costa Rica)

Japan 0-3 England
Report
Attendance: 8,580
Referee: Christina Unkel (United States)
Attendance: 14,009
Referee: Carol Anne Chénard (Canada)

Goalscorers

There were 19 goals scored in 6 matches, for an average of 3.17 goals per match.

2 goals

1 goal

References

  1. ^ "2019 Schedule Set as "Countdown to the Cup" Takes WNT on 10-Game, 10-City Tour". US Soccer. December 6, 2018.
  2. ^ "England record statement win over Japan to clinch prestigious SheBelieves Cup". The FA. March 5, 2019.

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