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2005 FIFA Confederations Cup
Tournament details
Host country Germany
Dates 15 June – 29 June
Teams 8
Venue(s) 5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Brazil (2nd title)
Runners-up  Argentina
Third place  Germany
Fourth place  Mexico
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 56 (3.5 per match)
Attendance 603,106 (37,694 per match)
Top scorer(s) Brazil Adriano (5 goals)
2003
2009

The 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup was the 7th FIFA Confederations Cup tournament. It took place in Germany from 15 June to 29 June. Brazil won the tournament after defeating Argentina. The host, Germany, got third place.

Results

Group Stage

Key to colours in group tables
Team advanced to the semi-finals.

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Germany Germany 3 2 1 0 9 5 +4 7
Argentina Argentina 3 2 1 0 8 5 +3 7
Tunisia Tunisia 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 3
Australia Australia 3 0 0 3 5 10 –5 0

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Mexico Mexico 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
Brazil Brazil 3 1 1 1 5 3 +2 4
Japan Japan 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
Greece Greece 3 0 1 2 0 4 –4 1

Knockout stage

  Semifinals Final
25 June - Nuremberg
 Germany Germany  2  
 Brazil Brazil  3  
 
29 June - Frankfurt
     Brazil Brazil  4
   Argentina Argentina  1

Third place
26 June - Hanover 29 June - Leipzig
 Mexico Mexico  1 (5)  Germany Germany (aet)  4
 Argentina Argentina (p)  1 (6)

   Mexico Mexico  3

Statistics

5 goals
4 goals

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