2020 Cyprus Women's Cup

The 2020 Cyprus Women's Cup was the 13th edition of the Cyprus Women's Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Cyprus. It took place from 5 to 11 March 2020.[1]

2020 Cyprus Women's Cup
Tournament details
Host country Cyprus
Dates5–11 March
Teams5 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Croatia (1st title)
Runners-up Finland
Third place Mexico
Fourth place Czech Republic
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored19 (3.17 per match)
Top scorer(s)four players
(2 goals)
2019
2021

Croatia won the tournament for the first time.

VenuesEdit

Larnaca
Ammochostos Stadium Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium AEK Arena – Georgios Karapatakis
Capacity: 5,500 Capacity: 10,230 Capacity: 7,400
 
Larnaca
GSZ Stadium
Capacity: 13,032
 
Paralimni
Paralimni Stadium
Capacity: 5,800

TeamsEdit

Team FIFA Rankings[2]
(December 2019)
  Mexico
26
  Czech Republic
28
  Finland
28
  Thailand
38
  Slovakia
47
  Croatia
52

Thailand were going to compete, but withdrew on 24 February 2020, due to coronavirus fears.[3]

SquadsEdit

StandingsEdit

As there was an uneven number of matches played, a coefficient-system was used to determine the final positions.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts PPG
1   Croatia 2 1 1 0 4 3 +1 4 2.00
2   Finland 3 1 1 1 7 6 +1 4 1.33
3   Mexico 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 3 1.00
4   Czech Republic 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 1.00
5   Slovakia 2 0 1 1 4 6 −2 1 0.50
Source: Cypruswomenscup
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

MatchesEdit

All times are local (UTC+2).[4]

Croatia  1–1  Mexico
Report
Czech Republic  1–1  Finland
Report

Finland  2–3  Croatia
Report
Mexico  2–2  Slovakia
Report

Mexico  0–0  Czech Republic
Report
Slovakia  2–4  Finland
Report

GoalscorersEdit

There were 19 goals scored in 6 matches, for an average of 3.17 goals per match.

2 goals

1 goal

2 own goals

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cyprus Women's Cup 2020 name the Participating Nations". womenssoccerunited.com. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  2. ^ "The FIFA Women's World Ranking – Ranking Table". fifa.com. Retrieved 28 December 2019.
  3. ^ Cyprus Women's Cup [@cypruswomenscup] (1 March 2020). "Important announcement: Thailand have withdrawn their participation in Cyprus Women's Cup 2020 on 24th of February due to coronavirus fears, and on recommendations from local Ministry of Public Health in Thailand" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  4. ^ "Match schedule" (PDF). Cyprus Women's Cup. Retrieved 2 March 2020.

External linksEdit