Algarve Cup 2018 | Final’s Day!
Another fantastic edition of the Algarve Cup is nearing its end as we head in to the Final’s Day on Wednesday 7 March to decide the 2018 Standings.
Contesting this year’s Final is Sweden and the Netherlands who both topped their groups (B and C respectively) with 7 points. Also finishing on 7 points was Australia Westfield Matildas who narrowly missed out due to goal difference.
Sweden has won the Algarve Cup on three previous occasions, (1995, 2001 and 2009), the Netherlands have never won… yet. The highest finish the European Champions have recorded at this competition is 5th place.
The 3rd place play-off match will feature Australia and Portugal. The hosts, have had their best ever Algarve Cup appearance, even before the match for third place starts, Portugal has already secured the best classification of its history in the Algarve Cup. Their best finish previously was 8th place which they earned in the 2004 and 2009 editions.
2018 Algarve Cup – Placement matches
THE FINAL – Netherlands v Sweden (18:30, local)
3rd/4th – Australia v Portugal (15:00, local)
5th/6th – Canada v Japan (14:55, local)
7th/8th – Korea Republic v Norway (18:30, local)
9th/10th – Iceland v Denmark (18:30, local)
11th/12th – China v Russia (14:00, local)
You can follow LIVE match/goal updates from all the games on this page, which will be updated when the action starts. You can also join in with the live coverage on the official WSU Twitter accounts @WomensSoccerUtd and @WSUasa, and on the Women’s Soccer United Facebook page. Information regarding live tv broadcasts will be published here as soon as they are confirmed.