2000 Algarve Cup

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2000 Algarve Cup
Tournament details
Host country Portugal
Dates 12–18 March 2000
Teams (from 3 confederations)
Final positions
Champions  United States
Runners-up  Norway
Third place  China PR
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 50 (3.13 per match)
Top scorer(s) United States Cindy Parlow
Norway Dagny Mellgren
China Sun Wen
Canada Christine Sinclair
(3 goals each)
1999
2001

The 2000 Algarve Cup was the seventh edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's association football tournament. It took place between 12 and 18 March 2000 in Portugal with United States winning the event.

Format[edit]

The eight participating teams are Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Portugal, Sweden and the United States.

The eight teams were split into two groups that played a round-robin group stage. On completion of this, the fourth placed teams from each group would playoff to determine seventh and eighth place, the third placed teams from each group would play each other to decide fifth and sixth place, the second placed teams in each group would play to determine third and fourth place and the winners of the groups would compete for first and second place.

Points awarded in the group stage are three points for a win, one point for a draw and none for a loss.

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 United States 9 3 3 0 0 10 1 +9
 Sweden 6 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4
 Denmark 3 3 1 0 2 3 3 0
 Portugal 0 3 0 0 3 1 14 −13

March 12, 2000
Sweden  1–0  Denmark
Goal Elin Flyborg

March 14, 2000
United States  2–1  Denmark
Goal 67' Lorrie Fair
Goal 86' Shannon McMillan
Report Goal 10' Gitte Krogh

March 14, 2000
Sweden  5–1  Portugal
GoalGoal Kristin Bengtsson
GoalGoal Tina Nordlund
Goal Sundh
Report Goal 31' Paula Reis

March 16, 2000
United States  1–0  Sweden
Goal 65' Mia Hamm Report

March 16, 2000
Denmark  2–0  Portugal
Goal Merete Pedersen
Goal Gitte Krogh
Report

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Norway 9 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6
 China PR 6 3 2 0 1 8 4 +4
 Canada 3 3 1 0 2 3 7 −4
 Finland 0 3 0 0 3 2 8 −6

March 12, 2000
China PR  4–0  Canada
Goal 12'Goal 52' Sun Wen
Goal 19' Jin Yan
Goal 35' Zhang Ouying
Report

March 12, 2000
Norway  2–0  Finland
Goal 38' Marianne Pettersen
Goal 57' Dagny Mellgren
Report

March 14, 2000
China PR  4–1  Finland
Goal Jin Yan
Goal Zhang Ouying
Goal Zhao Lihong
Goal Liu Ying
Goal Christina Forssell

March 14, 2000
Norway  2–1  Canada
Goal 14' Marianne Pettersen
Goal 45' Linda Ørmen
Report Goal 8' Christine Sinclair

March 16, 2000
China PR  0–3  Norway
Report Goal 7'Goal 28'Goal 63' Dagny Mellgren

March 16, 2000
Finland  1–2  Canada
Goal 24' Satu Kinnas Report Goal 32' Isabelle Harvey
Goal 89' Amy Walsh

Seventh place[edit]

March 18, 2000
Finland  3–0  Portugal
Goal Heidi Kackur
Goal Christina Forssell
Goal Laura Kalmari
Report

Fifth place[edit]

March 18, 2000
Canada  3–2  Denmark
Goal 4' Goal 57' Christine Sinclair
Goal 29' Breanna Boyd
Report Goal 10' Merete Pedersen
Goal 58' Lene Jensen

Third place[edit]

March 18, 2000
China PR  1–0  Sweden
Goal Sun Wen

Final[edit]

March 18, 2000
United States  1–0  Norway
Goal 9' (penalty) Brandi Chastain Report

Final standings[edit]

Rank Team
1st  United States
2nd  Norway
3rd  China PR
4  Sweden
5  Canada
6  Denmark
7  Finland
8  Portugal

Goal scorers[edit]

Goals
Goal
Player
3
Canada Christine Sinclair
China Sun Wen
Norway Dagny Mellgren
United States Cindy Parlow
2
China Jin Yan
China Zhang Ouying
Denmark Gitte Krogh
Denmark Merete Pedersen
Finland Christina Forssell
Norway Marianne Pettersen
Sweden Tina Nordlund
Sweden Kristin Bengtsson
United States Shannon MacMillan
1
20 athletes
0 own goal


 2000 Algarve Cup 

United States
First title

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