Algarve Cup 2020 Teams And Fixtures
The 2020 Algarve Cup will take place from 4th to 11th March, as Norway set to defend their title.
According to the New Zealand official website, eight teams have been named to be competing in next year’s Algarve Cup tournament including the return of 2014 winners, Germany.
Algarve Cup 2020 teams:
Algarve Cup 2020 team places:
Winners: Italy and Germany
4th: New Zealand
The competition will run from 4th – 11th March, 2020,
This year, 8 teams battled it out at the prestigious annual tournament hosted in Portugal.
In recent years, the Algarve Cup has been played with group games but for the 2020 tournament the eight participating teams will meet in a form of playoffs where all teams play three games.
On January Tuesday 7th, the first four matches will be drawn. The winners / losers in the first round end up in the upper / lower half of the tree before playing one more round before closing placement matches.
Game days are:
Wednesday March 4th
Saturday March 7th
Tuesday March 10th
The final will be played on Wednesday March 11th.
Wednesday 4th March
Germany 1 – 0 Sweden
Svenja Huth 34′ (Germany)
Denmark 1 – 2 Norway
Pernille Mosegaard-Harder 9′ (Denmark)
Elise Thorsnes 12′ (Norway)
Synne Jensen 90+4′ (Norway)
New Zealand 1 – 1 Belgium
Olivia Chance 37′ (New Zealand)
Chloe Velde 89′ (Belgium)
(New Zealand win 7-6 on penalties)
Portugal 1 – 2 Italy
Diana Micaela Abreu de Sousa e Silva 34′ (Portugal)
Elena Linari 78′ (Italy)
Cristiana Girelli 90+4′ 78′ (Italy)
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