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2015 Algarve Cup
Tournament details
Host country Portugal
Dates 4–11 March 2015
Teams 12
Venue(s) 5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Flag of the United States.svg United States (10th title)
Runners-up Flag of France.svg France
Third place Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Fourth place Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Tournament statistics
Matches played 24
Goals scored 75 (3.13 per match)
Top scorer(s) Sweden Sofia Jakobsson (4 goals)
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The 2015 Algarve Cup was the 22nd Algarve Cup. It was won by the United States.

Teams

Group Stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3 6 Third-place match
Flag of Germany.svg Germany 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 6 Third-place match
Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4 Seventh-place match
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China PR 3 0 1 2 0 5 –5 1 Eleventh-place match
4 March
Brazil  0 – 0 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China PR
Germany  2 – 4 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
6 March
Germany  2 – 0 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China PR
Sweden  0 – 2 Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
9 March
Brazil  1 – 3 Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Sweden  3 – 0 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China PR

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
Flag of the United States.svg United States 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7 Final
Flag of Norway.svg Norway 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4 Fifth-place match
Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland 3 1 1 1 4 5 –1 4 Seventh-place match
Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland 3 0 1 2 0 3 –3 1 Ninth-place match
4 March
Switzerland  2 – 0 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland
Norway  1 – 2 Flag of the United States.svg United States
6 March
United States  3 – 0 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland
Norway  1 – 0 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland
9 March
United States  0 – 0 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland
Norway  2 – 2 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
Flag of France.svg France 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 9 Final
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark 3 1 1 1 5 7 –2 4 Fifth-place match
Flag of Japan.svg Japan 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 3 Ninth-place match
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1 Eleventh-place match
4 March
Japan  1 – 2 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Portugal  0 – 1 Flag of France.svg France
6 March
Japan  3 – 0 Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal
France  4 – 1 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
9 March
Japan  1 – 3 Flag of France.svg France
Portugal  2 – 2 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark

Final group stage ranking

The top ranked teams in each Group (A, B and C) are shown below:

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
Flag of France.svg France 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 9 Final
Flag of the United States.svg United States 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3 6 Third-place match

The runners-up in each Group (A, B and C) are shown below:

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
Flag of Germany.svg Germany 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 6 Third-place match
Flag of Norway.svg Norway 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4 Fifth-place match
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark 3 1 1 1 5 7 –2 4

The top third placed teams in each Group (A, B and C) are shown below:

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4 Seventh-place match
Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland 3 1 1 1 4 5 –1 1
Flag of Japan.svg Japan 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 3 Ninth-place match

The top worst teams in each Group (A, B and C) are shown below:

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Team moves on to the
Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland 3 0 1 2 0 3 –3 1 Ninth-place match
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1 Eleventh-place match
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China PR 3 0 1 2 0 5 –5 1

Final stage

Final

11 March 2015
16:00
France  0–2 Flag of the United States.svg United States Estádio Algarve, Faro
Referee: Cristina Dorcioman
Report Johnston Goal 7'
Press Goal 41'

Third-place match

11 March 2015
12:00
Sweden  1–2 Flag of Germany.svg Germany Stadium Bela Vista, Parchal
Attendance: 813
Referee: Qin Liang
Jakobsson Goal 64' Report Mittag Goal 3'
Popp Goal 52'

Fifth-place match

11 March 2015
18:00
Norway  5–2 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark Estádio Municipal, Albufeira
Referee: Lucila Montes
Gulbrandsen Goal 7'34'44'
Wold Goal 65'
Bjånesøy Goal 71'
Report Harder Goal 60'73'

Seventh-place match

11 March 2015
15:00
Brazil  4–1 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland Estádio Municipal, Albufeira
Referee: Jana Adámková
Marta Goal 30'77'
Bia Goal 37'
Andressa Goal 82'
Report Wälti Goal 45'

Ninth-place match

11 March 2015
12:15
Japan  2–0 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland Estádio Algarve, Faro
Referee: Gladys Lengwe
Miyama Goal 47'59' Report

Eleventh-place match

11 March 2015
15:00
Portugal  3–3 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China PR Stadium Bela Vista, Parchal
Referee: Abirami Naidu
Rodrigues Goal 29'
Luís Goal 38'
Silva Goal 89' (pen.)
Report Xu Yanlu Goal 3'
Wang Shanshan Goal 27'
Gu Yasha Goal 69'
  Penalties  
8–7

Final positions

Rank Team
1 Flag of the United States.svg United States
2 Flag of France.svg France
3 Flag of Germany.svg Germany
4 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
5 Flag of Norway.svg Norway
6 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
7 Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
8 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland
9 Flag of Japan.svg Japan
10 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland
11 Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal
12 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China PR

Statistics

Top goalscorers

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Official website report

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