2017 Algarve Cup

The 2017 Algarve Cup was the 24th edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Portugal. It took place from 1 to 8 March.[1][2]

2017 Algarve Cup
Tournament details
Host country Portugal
Dates1–8 March 2017
Teams12 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Spain (1st title)
Runners-up Canada
Third place Denmark
Fourth place Australia
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored58 (2.42 per match)
Top scorer(s)Denmark Pernille Harder
Japan Kumi Yokoyama
(4 goals)
Best player(s)Spain Irene Paredes
Fair play award Japan

Format

The twelve invited teams were split into three groups that played a round-robin tournament.

Points awarded in the group stage followed the standard formula of three points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss. In the case of two teams being tied on the same number of points in a group, their head-to-head result determined the higher place.

Teams

Team FIFA Rankings
(December 2016)
 Canada
4
 Australia
6
 Japan
7
 Sweden
8
 Norway
11
 Netherlands
12
 China PR
13
 Spain
14
 Denmark
15
 Iceland
20
 Russia
23
 Portugal
38

Venues

Referees

Confederation Referees Assistant referees
AFC

Australia Casey Reibelt
Japan Yoshimi Yamashita

Australia Renae Coghill Gi
Australia Allyson Flynn
Japan Makoto Bozono
Japan Malko Hagio

CAF

Rwanda Mukansanga Salima
Senegal Fatou Thioune
Tanzania Kabakama Jonesla

Kenya Mary Njoroge Gi
Malawi Bernadettar Kwimbira
Mali Fanta Kone
Mauritius Queency Victoire

CONCACAF

Costa Rica Marianela Araya
United States Ekaterina Koroleva

Costa Rica Kimberly Moreira
Mexico Yudillia Briones
United States Felisha Mariscal
United States Kathryn Nesbitt

CONMEBOL

Argentina Laura Fortunato
Brazil Edina Alves Batista

Argentina Dalana Milone
Brazil Tatiane Sacilotti
Chile Leslie Vasquez
Colombia Mary Cristina Blanco

OFC

New Zealand Sarah Jones
Samoa Maria Tamalelagi

UEFA

Germany Riem Hussein
Portugal Sandra Braz
Russia Anastasia Pustovoitova

Bulgaria Ekaterina Marinova
England Lisa Rashid
Germany Christina Biehl
Russia Ekaterina Kurochkina
Scotland Kylie McMullan
Spain Rocío Puente

Group stage

The groups were announced on 18 November 2016,[3]
All times WET (UTC±00:00).

Tie-breaking criteria

For the group stage of this tournament, where two or more teams in a group tied on an equal number of points, the finishing positions were determined by the following tie-breaking criteria in the following order:[4]

  1. number of points obtained in the matches among the teams in question
  2. goal difference in all the group matches
  3. number of goals scored in all the group matches
  4. fair-play ranking in all the group matches
  5. FIFA ranking

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Canada 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
 Denmark 3 2 0 1 12 2 +10 6
 Russia 3 1 0 2 3 8 −5 3
 Portugal 3 0 1 2 0 7 −7 1
Portugal 0–1 Russia
Report Mashina Goal 82'
Denmark 0–1 Canada
Report Sinclair Goal 90'
Russia 1–2 Canada
Makarenko Goal 58' Report
Portugal 0–6 Denmark
Report
Russia 1–6 Denmark
Chernomyrdina Goal 45+3' Report
Canada 0–0 Portugal
Report

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7
 Japan 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
 Iceland 3 0 2 1 1 3 −2 2
 Norway 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1
Japan 1–2 Spain
Yokoyama Goal 81' Report
Norway 1–1 Iceland
Hegerberg Goal 4' Report Jónsdóttir Goal 8'
Japan 2–0 Iceland
Hasegawa Goal 11'17' Report
Spain 3–0 Norway
Report
Norway 0–2 Japan
Report
Iceland 0–0 Spain
Report

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Australia 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 6
 Netherlands 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6
 Sweden 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 4
 China PR 3 0 1 2 1 3 −2 1
Netherlands 1–0 China PR
Jansen Goal 13' Report
Australia 0–1 Sweden
Report Schelin Goal 60'
Australia 3–2 Netherlands
Report
China PR 0–0 Sweden
Report
China PR 1–2 Australia
Report
Sweden 0–1 Netherlands
Report

Ranking of teams for placement matches

The ranking of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th placed teams in each group to determine the placement matches:[4]

  • 1st placed teams
Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 B  Spain 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7 Final
2 A  Canada 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
3 C  Australia 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 6 Third-place match
  • 2nd placed teams
Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 A  Denmark 3 2 0 1 12 2 +10 6 Third-place match
2 B  Japan 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6 Fifth-place match
3 C  Netherlands 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6
  • 3rd placed teams
Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 C  Sweden 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 4 Seventh-place match
2 A  Russia 3 1 0 2 3 8 −5 3
3 B  Iceland 3 0 2 1 1 3 −2 2 Ninth-place match
  • 4th placed teams
Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 C  China PR 3 0 1 2 1 3 −2 1 Ninth-place match
2 B  Norway 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1 Eleventh-place match
3 A  Portugal 3 0 1 2 0 7 −7 1

Placement matches

11th Place

Norway 2–0 Portugal
Report

9th Place

Iceland 2–1 China PR
Sigurðardóttir Goal 9'47' Report Sha. Wang Goal 36'

7th Place

Sweden 4–0 Russia
Report

5th Place

Japan 2–3 Netherlands
Report

3rd Place

Australia 1–1 Denmark
K. Simon Goal 36' Report Harder Goal 80'
Penalties
1–4

Final

Spain 1–0 Canada
Ouahabi Goal 5' Report

Final standings

Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 B  Spain 4 3 1 0 6 1 +5 10
2 A  Canada 4 2 1 1 3 2 +1 7
3 A  Denmark 4 2 1 1 13 3 +10 7
4 C  Australia 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1 7
5 C  Netherlands 4 3 0 1 7 5 +2 9
6 B  Japan 4 2 0 2 7 5 +2 6
7 C  Sweden 4 2 1 1 5 1 +4 7
8 A  Russia 4 1 0 3 3 12 −9 3
9 B  Iceland 4 1 2 1 3 4 −1 5
10 C  China PR 4 0 1 3 2 5 −3 1
11 B  Norway 4 1 1 2 3 6 −3 4
12 A  Portugal 4 0 1 3 0 9 −9 1
Source:
Tournament's best player Team
Irene Paredes  Spain
Fair play award
 Japan

Goalscorers

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

References

  1. ^ "Algarve Cup 2017". Women's Soccer United. 2017. Retrieved 3 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Algarve Cup - Jogos e Classificações | FPF". Fpf.pt. Retrieved 2017-04-19.
  3. ^ "Notícia | FPF". Fpf.pt. Retrieved 2017-04-19.
  4. ^ a b "Última jornada promete emoções fortes" [Last day promises strong emotions] (in Portuguese). Portuguese Football Federation. 5 March 2017.

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