2020 Algarve Cup

The 2020 Algarve Cup was the 27th edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Portugal. It took place from 4 to 11 March 2020.[1][2]

2020 Algarve Cup
Tournament details
Host country Portugal
Dates4–11 March
Teams8 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Germany (4th title)
Runners-up Italy
Third place Norway
Fourth place New Zealand
Tournament statistics
Matches played11
Goals scored29 (2.64 per match)
Top scorer(s)four players
(2 goals)
2019
2021

Germany was declared winner, as Italy decided not to play the final to return safely because of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy.[3]

TeamsEdit

Team FIFA Rankings[4]
(December 2019)
  Germany
2
  Sweden
5
  Norway
12
  Italy
14
  Denmark
16
  Belgium
17
  New Zealand
23
  Portugal
31

DrawEdit

The draw took place on 7 January 2020.[5]

SquadsEdit

QualificationEdit

All times are local (UTC±0).[6]

Denmark  1–2  Norway
Report

Germany  1–0  Sweden
Report
Attendance: 800
Referee: Ivana Martinčić (Croatia)

New Zealand  1–1  Belgium
Report
Penalties
7–6

Portugal  1–2  Italy
Report
Referee: Francia González (Mexico)

Knockout stageEdit

BracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
7 March, Lagos
 
 
  New Zealand0
 
11 March, Parchal
 
  Italy3
 
  Italy
 
7 March, Lagos
 
  Germanyw/o
 
  Germany4
 
 
  Norway0
 
Third place
 
 
10 March
 
 
  New Zealand1
 
 
  Norway2
 
5–8th place semi-finalsFifth place
 
      
 
7 March, Parchal
 
 
  Belgium1
 
10 March
 
  Portugal0
 
  Belgium0
 
7 March, Lagos
 
  Denmark4
 
  Sweden1
 
 
  Denmark2
 
Seventh place
 
 
10 March
 
 
  Portugal0
 
 
  Sweden2

5–8th place semi-finalsEdit

Sweden  1–2  Denmark
Report
Referee: Francia González (Mexico)
Belgium  1–0  Portugal
De Caigny   65' Report
Referee: Emikar Calderas (Venezuela)

Semi-finalsEdit

Germany  4–0  Norway
Report
Attendance: 300
Referee: Olga Zadinová (Czech Republic)
New Zealand  0–3  Italy
Report
Referee: Ivana Martinčić (Croatia)

Seventh place gameEdit

Portugal  0–2  Sweden
Report
Referee: Olga Zadinová (Czech Republic)

Fifth place gameEdit

Belgium  0–4  Denmark
Report

Third place gameEdit

New Zealand  1–2  Norway
Wilkinson   10' Report

FinalEdit

Italy  Cancelled  Germany
Report

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team
    Germany
    Italy
    Norway
4   New Zealand
5   Denmark
6   Belgium
7   Sweden
8   Portugal

GoalscorersEdit

There were 29 goals scored in 11 matches, for an average of 2.64 goals per match.

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "DFB-Frauen starten beim Algarve Cup". dfb.de. Retrieved 27 November 2019.
  2. ^ "As equipas da Algarve Cup 2020". fpf.pt. Retrieved 27 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Alemanha vence competição". fpf.pt. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  4. ^ "The FIFA Women's World Ranking – Ranking Table". fifa.com. Retrieved 28 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Sorteio realizado". fpf.pt. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
  6. ^ Match schedule

External linksEdit