2013 Algarve Cup

The 2013 Algarve Cup was the twentieth edition of the Algarve Cup, an annual invitational women's football tournament hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF).[1]

2013 Algarve Cup
Tournament details
Host countryPortugal Portugal
CityAlgarve
Dates6–13 March 2013
Teams12 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)7 (in 7 host cities)
Final positions
Champions United States (9th title)
Runners-up Germany
Third place Norway
Fourth place Sweden
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored57 (2.38 per match)
Top scorer(s)Sweden Kosovare Asllani
United States Alex Morgan
(3 goals)
Best player(s)United States Megan Rapinoe

Teams

The following teams were taking part. There were no debutantes, as all teams played in previous editions.

Team FIFA Rankings
(December 2012)
 United States
1
 Germany
2
 Japan
3
 Sweden
6
 Norway
12
 Denmark
13
 Iceland
15
 China PR
17
 Mexico
24
 Hungary
37
 Wales
39
 Portugal (hosts)
46

Format

The twelve invited teams were divided into three groups, and played in a round-robin tournament format within each group.

Groups A and B contained the strongest ranked teams, and were the only ones in contention to win the title. The group A and B winners contested the final – to win the Algarve Cup. The runners-up played for third place, and those that finish the group third played for fifth place.

The teams in Group C played for places 7–12. The winner of Group C played the team that finished fourth in Group A or B (whichever has the better record) for seventh place. The Group C runner-up played the team who finishes last in Group A or B (with the worse record) for ninth place. The third and fourth-placed teams in Group C played for the eleventh place.

Points awarded follow the standard soccer formula of three points for a win, one point for a draw, and no points for a loss. If two teams were tied with the same number of points in a group, their head-to-head result determined the final standings.

Broadcasting

Group stage

All times are local (WET/UTC+0).

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7
 Norway 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
 Japan 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1 3
 Denmark 3 0 2 1 0 2 −2 2
Norway 2–0 Japan
Hansen Goal 8'
Hegerberg Goal 16'
Report
Denmark 0–0 Germany
Report
Germany 2–1 Japan
Faißt Goal 7'
Marozsán Goal 55'
Report Tanaka Goal 18'
Norway 0–0 Denmark
Report
Denmark 0–2 Japan
Report Kawasumi Goal 17'
Ōgimi Goal 41'
Germany 2–0 Norway
Okoyino da Mbabi Goal 52'
Keßler Goal 86'
Report

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 2 1 0 9 1 +8 7
 Sweden 3 1 2 0 8 3 +5 5
 China PR 3 1 1 1 2 6 −4 4
 Iceland 3 0 0 3 1 10 −9 0
United States 3–0 Iceland
Buehler Goal 48'
Boxx Goal 62'
Wambach Goal 75'
Report
Sweden 1–1 China PR
Thunebro Goal 59' Report Ren Guixin Goal 32'
United States 5–0 China PR
Leroux Goal 13'
Krieger Goal 33'
Rapinoe Goal 46'
Press Goal 64'
Engen Goal 83'
Report
Sweden 6–1 Iceland
Asllani Goal 10'47'
Thunebro Goal 14'
Schelin Goal 42'
Hammarström Goal 45'
Moberg Goal 64'
Report Magnúsdóttir Goal 86'
China PR 1–0 Iceland
Zeng Ying Goal 63' Report
Sweden 1–1 United States
Dahlkvist Goal 4' Report Morgan Goal 56'

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mexico 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3 6
 Hungary 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4
 Wales 3 1 1 1 2 3 −1 4
 Portugal 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3
Mexico 1–0 Hungary
Cuéllar Goal 48' Report
Portugal 2–0 Wales
Fernandes Goal 36' (pen.)74' Report
Portugal 0–2 Hungary
Report Vágó Goal 27'90+1' (pen.)
Wales 1–0 Mexico
Fishlock Goal 11' Report
Wales 1–1 Hungary
Ward Goal 5' Report Csiszár Goal 76'
Portugal 0–3 Mexico
Report Rangel Goal 17'
Garza Goal 42' (pen.)
Cuéllar Goal 61'

Placement play-offs

Eleventh place match

Wales 1–1 Portugal
Fishlock Goal 77' Report Luís Goal 90+3'
Penalties
1–3

Ninth place match

Hungary 1–4 Iceland
Pádár Goal 89' (pen.) Report Gunnarsdóttir Goal 11'
Hönnudóttir Goal 54'
Ómarsdóttir Goal 81'
Jessen Goal 90+3'

Seventh place match

Mexico 0–3 Denmark
Report Hoveson Goal 45'
Harder Goal 67'
Bukh Goal 90+2'

Fifth place match

Japan 1–0 China PR
Ōgimi Goal 67' Report

Third place match

Norway 2–2 Sweden
Hegland Goal 39'
Hegerberg Goal 90+1'
Report Asllani Goal 15'
Göransson Goal 46'
Penalties
Christensen Penalty scored
Bjånesøy Penalty missed
Isaksen Penalty scored
Stensland Penalty scored
Gulbrandsen Penalty scored
Kaurin Penalty scored
5–4 Penalty scored Hammarström
Penalty scored Thunebro
Penalty scored Holmberg
Penalty scored Göransson
Penalty missed Berglund
Penalty missed Moberg

Final

Germany 0–2 United States
Report Morgan Goal 13'34'

Goalscorers

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Final standings

Rank Team
1st, gold medalist(s)  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Norway
4  Sweden
5  Japan
6  China PR
7  Denmark
8  Mexico
9  Iceland
10  Hungary
11  Portugal
12  Wales
 2013 Algarve Cup 

United States
Ninth title

References

  1. ^ "Algarve Cup Schedule on Women's Soccer United". Archived from the original on 2013-01-11. Retrieved 2013-01-05.
  2. ^ "U.S. WNT Finishes Algarve Cup Group Stage Against Sweden". US Soccer. Archived from the original on 2013-03-13. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  3. ^ "U.S. Women's National Team Algarve Cup Games Available Live on Pay-per-view". Integrated Sports. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Algarve Cup 2013 – Desporto – RTP". RTP. Retrieved 18 March 2013.

External links

References

  1. ^ "Algarve Cup Schedule on Women's Soccer United". Archived from the original on 2013-01-11. Retrieved 2013-01-05.
  2. ^ "U.S. WNT Finishes Algarve Cup Group Stage Against Sweden". US Soccer. Archived from the original on 2013-03-13. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  3. ^ "U.S. Women's National Team Algarve Cup Games Available Live on Pay-per-view". Integrated Sports. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Algarve Cup 2013 – Desporto – RTP". RTP. Retrieved 18 March 2013.
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2013 Algarve Cup squads

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Players marked (c) were named as captain for their national squad.

Age, caps and goals as of 6 March 2013.

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Krieger has represented the United States at three FIFA Women's World Cups: 2011 in Germany, 2015 in Canada, and 2019 in France. She was part of the defense that held opponents scoreless for a record 540 minutes and helped lead the United States to become 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup champions. She started in all seven matches for the United States in the 2015 tournament, and she played every minute of all six United States matches at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. In 2012, Krieger sustained a serious knee injury during the 2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament and did not recover in time to be selected to the 2012 Olympic Team. After persevering, Krieger was named to her first Olympic team four years later and participated in the 2016 Rio Olympics. She became the oldest first time US Olympian for women's soccer.

Before joining the Orlando Pride in 2016, Krieger played professional soccer for the Washington Freedom, 1. FFC Frankfurt of Germany's Frauen-Bundesliga, Tyresö FF of Sweden's Damallsvenskan and Washington Spirit. During her five years with FFC Frankfurt, she won the UEFA Women's Champions League and was the only player on the United States women's national team that played overseas.

Carina Holmberg

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She made her senior international debut in a 6–1 win over Iceland at the 2013 Algarve Cup on 8 March 2013. A succession of injuries caused Holmberg to drop out of national team contention before UEFA Women's Euro 2013.

Holmberg had joined Sunnanå SK from Bälinge IF ahead of the 2005 season.

Christen Press

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Since earning her first cap for the senior national team in February 2013, Press has made more than 120 appearances and scored over 45 goals. She won a gold medal with the team at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada and again in 2019 at the World Cup in France.

Press was the recipient of the Hermann Trophy in 2010 and holds the all-time scoring and assists records at Stanford University. In 2011, she was named WPS Rookie of the Year. She was the Damallsvenskan's top scorer in 2013, with 23 goals scored for Tyresö FF, and became the first American to earn the Golden Boot award in the history of the Swedish League.

Crystal Dunn

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Célia Šašić

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Dzsenifer Marozsán

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Japan women's national football team results and fixtures

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* Japan score always listed first

Win

Draw

Loss

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Lindsey Horan

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Mina Tanaka

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Nadine Keßler

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Sofia Lundgren

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She has formerly played for leading Swedish teams such as Umeå IK and AIK before signing a two-year contract with Linköpings FC in the autumn of 2008.Since making her national team debut in a 6–3 win over England in March 2002, Lundgren competed with Caroline Jönsson, Hedvig Lindahl and latterly Kristin Hammarström for the goalkeeper position.

When Lundgren was injured before the tournament, Maja Åström was drafted into Sweden's squad for UEFA Women's Euro 2005 as the third choice goalkeeper.A back injury kept a frustrated Lundgren out of Sweden's 2013 Algarve Cup squad. The injury eventually kept Lundgren out of all football for one-and-a-half seasons. She signed for Damallsvenskan newcomers Hammarby IF DFF in January 2015. At the beginning of the 2016 season Lundgren signed a short-term contract with Swedish champions FC Rosengård. The contract was extended when Rosengård's first choice goalkeeper Erin McLeod suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury and Zecira Musovic struggled to overcome a broken arm.

Svenja Huth

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