1985 Ciudad de México Cup Tournament

The Ciudad de México Cup Tournament was a minor international football competition, which took place in the summer of 1985 in Mexico City.

1985 Ciudad de México Cup Tournament
1985 Mexico City Cup Tournament
Tournament details
Host countryMexico
Dates2 – 9 June 1985
Teams3
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Italy
Runners-up Mexico
Third place England
Tournament statistics
Matches played3
Goals scored6 (2 per match)
Top scorer(s)Six players
(1 goal each)

Host nation Mexico, England and Italy participated in the tournament, with Italy winning. All matches took place at the Estadio Azteca, home of Mexican team Club América. The three-nation mini-tournament was arranged as a preparatory exercise for Mexico, who would host the World Cup tournament the following year.

The final game of this tournament also served as the first game of the 1985 Azteca 2000 Tournament.

ResultsEdit

Mexico  1–1  Italy
Aguirre   45' Report di Gennaro   54'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy

Italy  2–1  England
Bagni   73'
Altobelli   89' (pen.)
Report Hateley   74'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England

Mexico  1–0  England
Flores   19' Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England

This match also counted as the first match of the 1985 Azteca 2000 Tournament.

TableEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Italy 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 3
2   Mexico 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 3
3   England 2 0 0 2 1 3 -2 0

Despite having the same number of points as Mexico, Italy won the tournament as they had scored one more goal.[1]

WinnersEdit

 1985 Ciudad de México Cup Tournament Winners 
 
Italy
First title

StatisticsEdit

GoalscorersEdit

There were 6 goals scored in 3 matches, for an average of 2 goals per match.

1 goal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ciudad de México Cup". England Football Online. Retrieved 16 June 2022.

External linksEdit