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)

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]


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.



Team FIFA Rankings
(December 2018)
 United States


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.


United States 2-2 Japan
England 2-1 Brazil

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

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


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

2 goals

1 goal


  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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