2013 Valais Cup

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2013 Valais Cup
Valais Football Summer Cups
Tournament details
Host country Switzerland
Teams 5
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Portugal FC Porto (1st title)
Runners-up France AS Saint-Etienne
Third place Germany VfL Wolfsburg
Fourth place Switzerland FC Sion
Tournament statistics
Matches played 4
Goals scored 11 (2.75 per match)
2014

The Valais Cup is an international football tournament that is part of the Valais Football Summer Cups. It is played at the Stade de Tourbillon in Sion, Switzerland.

The competition is destinated[clarification needed] to football teams preparing their season in Valais and its surrounding.

Five European top-clubs participated in the first edition of the tournament 6, 9 and 13 July 2013:[1] FC Porto, Olympique de Marseille, VfL Wolfsburg, AS Saint-Etienne and FC Sion. FC Porto won the Valais Cup after its victory 3-0 against Olympique de Marseille.

Participants[edit]

The tournament featured five European top-clubs:[1]

Competition format[edit]

The tournament consists in three matchdays for a total of four matches. FC Sion, Olympique de Marseille and VfL Wolfsburg played two games, whereas AS Saint-Etienne and FC Porto played only one match.

Results[edit]

Matchday 1[edit]

6 July 2013
20:00 CEST
Sion Switzerland 0–4 Germany Wolfsburg
Report Naldo Goal 22'
Diego Goal 29'
Dost Goal 43'61'
Stade de Tourbillon, Sion
Referee: Stephan Klossner (Switzerland)

Matchday 2[edit]

9 July 2013
18:00 CEST
Saint-Étienne France 1–1 Germany Wolfsburg
Hamouma Goal 38' Report Lopes Goal 90'
  Penalties  
5–4
Stade de Tourbillon, Sion
Referee: Charles Helbling (Switzerland)
9 July 2013
21:00 CEST
Sion Switzerland 1–1 France Olympique de Marseille
Karlen Goal 87 Report Marques Goal 9 (o.g.)
  Penalties  
4–3
Stade de Tourbillon, Sion
Referee: Stefan Studer (Switzerland)

Matchday 3[edit]

13 July 2013
20:30 CEST
Olympique de Marseille France 0–3 Portugal Porto
Report Izmaylov Goal 29'
Jackson Goal 55'
Iturbe Goal 76
Stade de Tourbillon, Sion
Referee: Alain Bieri (Switzerland)

Ranking[edit]

During the Valais Cup, points were distributed as follows:[7]

  • Victory after 90 minutes : 3 pts
  • Draw after 90 minutes + victory after penalty shootout : 2 pts
  • Draw after 90 minutes + defeat after penalty shootout : 1 pt
  • Defeat after 90 minutes : 0 pt


The ranking of each team will be determined as follows:[7]

a) greatest average number of points obtained per match (for teams that play two matches, the total number of points will be divided by two in order to obtain an average);
b) direct confrontation (if applicable);
c) average goal difference per match (for teams that play two matches, the total goal difference will be divided by two in order to obtain an average);
d) average number of goals scored per match (for teams that play two matches, the total number of goals scored will be divided by two in order to obtain an average);
e) by drawing lots in case it is not possible to decide between two teams on the basis of the rules laid down under letters a, b, c and d above.

Teams M W DW DL L GA (average) PTS PTS Average
1. Portugal Porto 1 1 0 0 0 +3 3 3
2. France Saint-Étienne 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 2
3. Germany Wolfsburg 2 1 0 1 0 +2 4 2
4. Switzerland Sion 2 0 1 0 1 -2 2 1
5. France Olympique de Marseille 2 0 0 1 1 -1.5 1 0.5

Source: Valais Cup official website[8]
M = Number of match player; W = Win; DW = Draw + victory after penalty shootout; DL = Draw + defeat after penalty shootout; L = Lost; GA (average) = Goal average/Number of matches played; PTS = Points; PTS Average = PTS/M

Awards[edit]

Best player: BrazilFernando - FC Porto[8]
Best goalkeaper: Brazil Helton - FC Porto[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Valais Football Summer Cups". Valais Football Summer Cups. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  2. ^ "FCPorto". Fcporto.pt. 2013-06-25. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  3. ^ Olympique de Marseille. "Amical : ce sera le FC Porto le 13 juillet". OM.net. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  4. ^ "VfL Wolfsburg ǀ Detailseite". Vfl-wolfsburg.de. 2013-06-14. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  5. ^ "ASSE : Association Sportive de Saint-Étienne, Ligue 1 de Football Français, Allez Les verts !". Asse.fr. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  6. ^ "FC Sion - Valais Cup: l'affiche complète dévoilée". Fc-sion.ch. 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  7. ^ a b "Valais Cup 2013 RegulationS\publisher=Admin8.iomedia.ch". Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  8. ^ a b c "Valais Football Summer Cups". Valais Football Summer Cups. 2013-07-13. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 

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