2015 Algarve Cup

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2015 Algarve Cup
Tournament details
Host countryPortugal
Dates4–11 March 2015
Teams12
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions United States (10th title)
Runners-up France
Third place Germany
Fourth place Sweden
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored75 (3.13 per match)
Top scorer(s)Sweden Sofia Jakobsson (4 goals)
2014
2016

The 2015 Algarve Cup was the 22nd Algarve Cup. It was won by the United States.

Teams[change | change source]

Group Stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
 Sweden 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3 6 Third-place match
 Germany 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 6 Third-place match
 Brazil 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4 Seventh-place match
 China PR 3 0 1 2 0 5 –5 1 Eleventh-place match
4 March
Brazil  0 – 0  China PR
Germany  2 – 4  Sweden
6 March
Germany  2 – 0  China PR
Sweden  0 – 2  Brazil
9 March
Brazil  1 – 3  Germany
Sweden  3 – 0  China PR

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
 United States 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7 Final
 Norway 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4 Fifth-place match
  Switzerland 3 1 1 1 4 5 –1 4 Seventh-place match
 Iceland 3 0 1 2 0 3 –3 1 Ninth-place match
4 March
Switzerland  2 – 0  Iceland
Norway  1 – 2  United States
6 March
United States  3 – 0   Switzerland
Norway  1 – 0  Iceland
9 March
United States  0 – 0  Iceland
Norway  2 – 2   Switzerland

Group C[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
 France 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 9 Final
 Denmark 3 1 1 1 5 7 –2 4 Fifth-place match
 Japan 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 3 Ninth-place match
 Portugal 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1 Eleventh-place match
4 March
Japan  1 – 2  Denmark
Portugal  0 – 1  France
6 March
Japan  3 – 0  Portugal
France  4 – 1  Denmark
9 March
Japan  1 – 3  France
Portugal  2 – 2  Denmark

Final group stage ranking[change | change source]

The top ranked teams in each Group (A, B and C) are shown below:

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
 France 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 9 Final
 United States 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7
 Sweden 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3 6 Third-place match

The runners-up in each Group (A, B and C) are shown below:

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
 Germany 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 6 Third-place match
 Norway 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4 Fifth-place match
 Denmark 3 1 1 1 5 7 –2 4

The top third placed teams in each Group (A, B and C) are shown below:

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
 Brazil 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4 Seventh-place match
  Switzerland 3 1 1 1 4 5 –1 1
 Japan 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 3 Ninth-place match

The top worst teams in each Group (A, B and C) are shown below:

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
 Iceland 3 0 1 2 0 3 –3 1 Ninth-place match
 Portugal 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1 Eleventh-place match
 China PR 3 0 1 2 0 5 –5 1

Final stage[change | change source]

Final[change | change source]

11 March 2015
16:00
France  0–2  United States Estádio Algarve, Faro
Referee: Cristina Dorcioman
Report Johnston Goal 7'
Press Goal 41'

Third-place match[change | change source]

11 March 2015
12:00
Sweden  1–2  Germany Stadium Bela Vista, Parchal
Attendance: 813
Referee: Qin Liang
Jakobsson Goal 64' Report Mittag Goal 3'
Popp Goal 52'

Fifth-place match[change | change source]

11 March 2015
18:00
Norway  5–2  Denmark Estádio Municipal, Albufeira
Referee: Lucila Montes
Gulbrandsen Goal 7'34'44'
Wold Goal 65'
Bjånesøy Goal 71'
Report Harder Goal 60'73'

Seventh-place match[change | change source]

11 March 2015
15:00
Brazil  4–1   Switzerland Estádio Municipal, Albufeira
Referee: Jana Adámková
Marta Goal 30'77'
Bia Goal 37'
Andressa Goal 82'
Report Wälti Goal 45'

Ninth-place match[change | change source]

11 March 2015
12:15
Japan  2–0  Iceland Estádio Algarve, Faro
Referee: Gladys Lengwe
Miyama Goal 47'59' Report

Eleventh-place match[change | change source]

11 March 2015
15:00
Portugal  3–3  China PR Stadium Bela Vista, Parchal
Referee: Abirami Naidu
Rodrigues Goal 29'
Luís Goal 38'
Silva Goal 89' (pen.)
Report Xu Yanlu Goal 3'
Wang Shanshan Goal 27'
Gu Yasha Goal 69'
  Penalties  
8–7

Final positions[change | change source]

Rank Team
1  United States
2  France
3  Germany
4  Sweden
5  Norway
6  Denmark
7  Brazil
8   Switzerland
9  Japan
10  Iceland
11  Portugal
12  China PR

Statistics[change | change source]

Top goalscorers[change | change source]

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Other websites[change | change source]

Official website report

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