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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 3 0 1 2 0 5 –5 1 Eleventh-place match
4 March
Brazil  0 – 0  China
Germany  2 – 4  Sweden
6 March
Germany  2 – 0  China
Sweden  0 – 2  Brazil
9 March
Brazil  1 – 3  Germany
Sweden  3 – 0  China

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 3 0 1 2 0 5 –5 1

Final stage[change | change source]

Final[change | change source]

France 0–2 United States
Report Johnston Goal 7'
Press Goal 41'
Referee: Cristina Dorcioman

Third-place match[change | change source]

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

Fifth-place match[change | change source]

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

Seventh-place match[change | change source]

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

Ninth-place match[change | change source]

Japan 2–0 Iceland
Miyama Goal 47'59' Report
Referee: Gladys Lengwe

Eleventh-place match[change | change source]

Portugal 3–3 China
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
Stadium Bela Vista, Parchal
Referee: Abirami Naidu

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

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 Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine

References[change | change source]

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