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2017 FIFA Confederations Cup
Кубок конфедераций 2017 (in Russian)
Tournament details
Host country Russia
Dates 17 June – 2 July
Teams (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Germany (1st title)
Runner-up  Chile
Third place  Portugal
Fourth place  Mexico
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 43 (2.69 per match)
Attendance 628,304 (39,269 per match)
Top scorer(s) Germany Leon Goretzka
Germany Lars Stindl
Germany Timo Werner
(3 goals each)
Best player Germany Julian Draxler
← 2013
2021

The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup (Russian: Кубок конфедераций 2017) was the 10th FIFA Confederations Cup tournament. It took place from 17 June to 2 July. It was hosted in Russia.

The tournament featured the following teams: Russia (hosts), Germany, Australia, Chile, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal and Cameroon. Besides the hosts, all of the other teams qualified because they either won the FIFA World Cup or their regional championship.

Venues

Four cities were chosen for the tournament, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan.

Venues
Name New Zenit Stadium Kazan Arena Otkrytie Arena Fisht Olympic Stadium
Photo Zenit stadium (December 2014).jpg RubinKazanNewStadium.png Spartak stadium (Otkrytiye Arena), 23 August 2014.JPG Стадион Фишт.JPG
City Saint Petersburg Kazan Moscow Sochi
Capacity 66,881 45,015 44,829 47,659
Creation 2016 2013 2014 2013

Qualification

Team Confederation Why they qualified
Russia Russia UEFA 2018 FIFA World Cup host
Germany Germany UEFA 2014 FIFA World Cup winners
Australia Australia AFC 2015 AFC Asian Cup winners
Chile Chile CONMEBOL 2015 Copa América winners
 Mexico CONCACAF 2015 CONCACAF Cup winners
 New Zealand OFC 2016 OFC Nations Cup winners
Portugal Portugal UEFA UEFA Euro 2016 winners[B]
 Cameroon CAF 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winners

Group stage

The dates for the tournament were chosen on 24 July 2015.

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Portugal 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 7
2  Mexico 3 2 1 0 6 4 +2 7
3  Russia 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
4  New Zealand 3 0 0 3 1 8 –7 0
17 June 2017
Russia  2–0  New Zealand
18 June 2017
Portugal  2–2  Mexico
21 June 2017
Russia  0–1  Portugal
Mexico  2–1  New Zealand
24 June 2017
Mexico  2–1  Russia
New Zealand  0–4  Portugal

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Germany 3 2 1 0 7 4 +3 7
2  Chile 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
3  Australia 3 0 2 1 4 5 –1 2
4  Cameroon 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1
18 June 2017
Cameroon  0–2  Chile
19 June 2017
Australia  2–3  Germany
22 June 2017
Cameroon  1–1  Australia
Germany  1–1  Chile
25 June 2017
Germany  3-1  Cameroon
Chile  1-1  Australia

Knockout stage

Bracket

  Semifinals Final
28 June — Kazan
  Portugal  0(0)  
  Chile (pen)  0 (3)  
 
2 July — Saint Petersburg
      Chile  0
    Germany  1


Third place
29 June — Sochi 2 July — Moscow
  Germany  4   Portugal (aet)  2
  Mexico  1


    Mexico  1

Semi-finals

28 June 2017 (2017-06-28)
21:00
Portugal  0–0  Chile Kazan Arena, Kazan
Attendance: 40,855
Report
  Penalties  
Quaresma Missed
Moutinho Missed
Nani Missed
0–3 Scored Vidal
Scored Aránguiz
Scored Sánchez
29 June 2017 (2017-06-29)
21:00
Germany  4–1  Mexico Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
Attendance: 37,923
Goretzka Goal 6'8'
Werner Goal 59'
Younes Goal 90+1'
Report Fabián Goal 89'

Third place match

2 July 2017 (2017-07-02)
15:00
Portugal  2–1 (aet)  Mexico Otkrytie Arena, Moscow
Attendance: 42,659
Pepe Goal 90+1'
Adrien Goal 104' (pen.)
Report Neto Goal 54' (o.g.)

Final

2 July 2017 (2017-07-02)
21:00
Chile  0–1  Germany New Zenit Stadium, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 57,268
Report Stindl Goal 20'

Statistics

Goal scorers

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
  • Australia Tomi Juric
  • Australia Mark Milligan
  • Australia Tom Rogic
  • Australia James Troisi
  • Cameroon Vincent Aboubakar
  • Cameroon André-Frank Zambo Anguissa
  • Chile Martín Rodríguez
  • Chile Alexis Sánchez
  • Chile Eduardo Vargas
  • Chile Arturo Vidal
  • Germany Kerem Demirbay
  • Germany Julian Draxler
  • Germany Amin Younes
  • Mexico Néstor Araujo
  • Mexico Marco Fabián
  • Mexico Javier Hernández
  • Mexico Raúl Jiménez
  • Mexico Hirving Lozano
  • Mexico Héctor Moreno
  • Mexico Oribe Peralta
  • New Zealand Chris Wood
  • Portugal Adrien Silva
  • Portugal Cédric
  • Portugal Nani
  • Portugal Pepe
  • Portugal Ricardo Quaresma
  • Portugal André Silva
  • Portugal Bernardo Silva
  • Russia Aleksandr Samedov
  • Russia Fyodor Smolov
1 own goal
  • New Zealand Michael Boxall (against Russia)
  • Portugal Luís Neto (against Mexico)

Tournament rankings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Germany 5 4 1 0 12 5 +7 13
2  Chile 5 1 3 1 4 3 +1 6
3  Portugal 5 3 2 0 9 3 +6 11
4  Mexico 5 2 1 2 8 10 –2 7
Eliminated in the Group stage
5  Russia 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
6  Australia 3 0 2 1 4 5 –1 2
7  Cameroon 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1
8  New Zealand 3 0 0 3 1 8 –7 0
  • Rankings are based on performance, not team skill. Also, these rankings are unofficial and are not based on head-to-head record.
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