2010 La Manga Cup

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2010 La Manga Cup
Tournament details
Host country Spain
Dates February 18 – February 26
Teams (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions NorwayMolde (1st title)
Runners-up DenmarkFC Nordsjælland
Third place NorwayRosenborg
Tournament statistics
Matches played 12
Goals scored 30 (2.5 per match)
2009
2011
Main article: La Manga Cup

The 2010 La Manga Cup was an exhibition international club football (soccer) competition featuring football club teams from Europe and North America, which was held in February 2010. All matches were played in La Manga Stadium in La Manga, Spain. This was the thirteenth La Manga Cup. The tournament was won by Molde, who beat FC Nordsjælland 2–1 in the final.

Teams[edit]

The following eight clubs participated in the 2010 tournament:[1]

Matches[edit]

The following games are part of the tournament.[6]

Quarterfinals[edit]

February 18, 2010
15:00 CET
StabækNorway 0–1 Denmark FC Nordsjælland
La Manga Stadium
February 18, 2010
18:00 CET
Rosenborg Norway 3–0 United States Seattle Sounders FC
Moldskred Goal 2'
Skjelbred Goal 18'
Moldskred Booked 24'
Prica Goal 66'
Ianni Booked 51'
La Manga Stadium
February 19, 2010
15:00 CET
Brann Norway 1–1 Denmark FC Midtjylland
  Penalties  
5 – 6
La Manga Stadium
February 19, 2010
18:00 CET
SønderjyskE Denmark 0–2 Norway Molde
Søren Frederiksen Booked 70'
Olafur Ingi Skulason Booked 74'
Jesper Kristoffersen Red card 90'
Pape Paté Diouf Goal 8'
Baye Djiby Fall Goal 38'
Mattias Moström Booked 87'
La Manga Stadium

Semifinals Places 5-8[edit]

February 21, 2010
15:00 CET
Seattle Sounders FC United States 2–0 Norway Stabæk
Montero Goal 31'
Levesque Goal 43'
Riley Booked 49'
La Manga Stadium
February 22, 2010
15:00 CET
Brann Norway 3–1 Denmark SønderjyskE
La Manga Stadium

Semifinals Places 1-4[edit]

February 21, 2010
18:00 CET
Rosenborg Norway 3–3 Denmark FC Nordsjælland
  Penalties  
3 – 5
La Manga Stadium
February 22, 2010
18:00 CET
Molde Norway 2–0 Denmark FC Midtjylland
Vegard Forren Booked 29'
Baye Djiby Fall Goal 45'
Magne Simonsen Booked 51'
Daniel Berg Hestad Booked 90'
Björn Runström Goal 90'
Kolja Afriyie Booked 83'
La Manga Stadium

Seventh Place Match[edit]

February 25, 2010
12:00 CET
SønderjyskE Denmark 0–2 Norway Stabæk
La Manga Stadium

Fifth Place Match[edit]

February 25, 2010
15:00 CET
Seattle Sounders FC United States 1–0 Norway Brann
Neagle Goal 84'
La Manga Stadium

Third Place Match[edit]

February 25, 2010
18:00 CET
Rosenborg Norway 2–0 Denmark FC Midtjylland
La Manga Stadium

Final[edit]

February 26, 2010
18:00 CET
Molde Norway 2–1 Denmark FC Nordsjælland
Baye Djiby Fall Goal 57'
Björn Runström Goal 74'
Nicki Bille Nielsen Goal 67'
La Manga Stadium

Final Placement[edit]

# Team
1 Norway Molde
2 Denmark FC Nordsjælland
3 Norway Rosenborg
4 Denmark FC Midtjylland
5 United States Seattle Sounders FC
6 Norway Brann
7 Norway Stabæk
8 Denmark SønderjyskE

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Next Visiting Clubs". Archived from the original on 31 December 2009. Retrieved 22 December 2009. 
  2. ^ Mayers, Joshua (February 14, 2010). "Sounders FC heads to Spain for La Manga Cup". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 14 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Seattle Sounders to contest La Manga Cup". Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Rosenborg in the La Manga Cup". Archived from the original on 26 January 2010. Retrieved 23 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "Stabaek in La Manga Cup". Retrieved 18 December 2009. 
  6. ^ "Football Matches 2010". Retrieved 19 January 2010. 

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