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2015 Algarve Cup

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Host country  Portugal
Runners-up  France
Matches played  24
Top scorer  Sofia Jakobsson
Teams  12
Venue(s)  5 (in 5 host cities)
Fourth place  Sweden
Dates  4 Mar 2015 – 11 Mar 2015
Location  Portugal
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Champions  United States (10th title)
Champion  United States women's national soccer team
Third place  Germany women's national football team
Similar  2014 CONCACAF Women's, 2014 AFC Challenge Cup, 2015 CONCACAF Cup

The 2015 Algarve Cup was the 22nd edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Portugal. It took place on 4–11 March.


Wnt journey to the 2015 algarve cup final


Because of the number of competitive teams this year, the format was changed. Previously Group C teams were unable to get into the final, which was played between Group A and B winners. This year however, the final was played between the two best group winners.

Points awarded in the group stage followed the standard formula of three points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss. In the case of two teams being tied on the same amount of points in a group, their head-to-head result determine the higher place.


The participating teams were announced on 20 October 2014.

Match officials

The referees were announced on 20 February 2015.

Assistant referees

Group stage

The groups were announced on 18 December 2014.

All times are local (UTC±00:00).

Tie-breaking criteria

For the group stage of this tournament, where two or more teams in a group tied on an equal number of points, the finishing positions will be determined by the following tie-breaking criteria in the following order:

  1. number of points obtained in the matches among the teams in question
  2. goal difference in all the group matches
  3. number of goals scored in all the group matches
  4. fair-play ranking in all the group matches
  5. FIFA ranking

Ranking of teams for placement matches

The ranking of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th placed teams in each group to determine the placement matches:


4 goals
  • Sofia Jakobsson
  • 3 goals
    2 goals
    1 goal


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