2018 Toulon Tournament

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2018 Toulon Tournament
46ème Festival International "Espoirs" – Tournoi Maurice Revello (in French)
2018 Toulon Tournament poster.jpg
Tournament details
Host countryFrance
Dates26 May – 9 June 2018
Teams12 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)7 (in 7 host cities)
Final positions
Champions England (7th title)
Runners-up Mexico
Third place Turkey
Fourth place Scotland
Tournament statistics
Matches played26
Goals scored68 (2.62 per match)
Top scorer(s)Mexico Eduardo Aguirre (7 goals)
Best player(s)Mexico Diego Lainez
Best goalkeeperEngland Freddie Woodman
2017
2019

The 2018 Toulon Tournament (officially French: 46ème Festival International "Espoirs" – Tournoi Maurice Revello) was the 46th edition of the Toulon Tournament. It was held in the region of Provence from 26 May to 9 June 2018.[1]

England won the tournament for the third successive year beating Mexico 2–1 in the final.[2][3]

Participants[edit]

Twelve participating teams were announced on 27 February 2018.[4]

Squads[edit]

Venues[edit]

A total of seven cities hosted the tournament.

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Aubagne
2018 Toulon Tournament is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Vitrolles
Vitrolles
Fos-sur-Mer
Fos-sur-Mer
Salon-de-Provence
Salon-de-Provence
Aubagne
Aubagne
Mallemort
Mallemort
Carnoux-en-Provence
Carnoux-en-Provence
Martigues
Martigues
Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny
43°17′38″N 5°33′44″E / 43.2939695°N 5.5623227°E / 43.2939695; 5.5623227 (Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny)
Capacity: 1,000
Carnoux-en-Provence
Stade Marcel Cerdan
43°15′01″N 5°33′10″E / 43.250270°N 5.552645°E / 43.250270; 5.552645 (Stade Marcel Cerdan)
Capacity: 1,700
Fos-sur-Mer
Stade Parsemain
43°28′08″N 4°56′56″E / 43.4687854°N 4.9489821°E / 43.4687854; 4.9489821 (Stade Parsemain)
Capacity: 17,170
Mallemort Martigues Salon-de-Provence Vitrolles
Stade d'Honneur Stade Francis Turcan Stade d'Honneur Marcel Roustan Stade Jules-Ladoumègue
43°43′27″N 5°10′39″E / 43.7241096°N 5.1774767°E / 43.7241096; 5.1774767 (Stade d'Honneur de Mallemort) 43°24′26″N 5°02′58″E / 43.407266°N 5.0493964°E / 43.407266; 5.0493964 (Stade Francis Turcan) 43°38′08″N 5°05′34″E / 43.6356163°N 5.0928964°E / 43.6356163; 5.0928964 (Stade d'Honneur Marcel Roustan) 43°27′28″N 5°14′36″E / 43.4578485°N 5.2433091°E / 43.4578485; 5.2433091 (Stade Jules Ladoumègue)
Capacity: 720 Capacity: 11,500 Capacity: 4,000 Capacity: 1,500

Match officials[edit]

The referees were:[5]

Matches rules[edit]

Every match consisted of two periods of 40 minutes each. In a match, every team had nine named substitutes and the maximum number of substitutions permitted was four.
In the knockout stage, if a game tied at the end of regulation time, extra time would not be played and the penalty shoot-out would be used to determine the winner.

Group stage[edit]

The draw was held on 15 March 2018. The twelve teams were drawn into three groups of four.[6] The group winners and the best runners-up qualified for the semi-finals. The Group stage was played from 26 May to 3 June 2018.

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Mexico 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 7 Advance to knockout stage
2  England 3 2 1 0 6 1 +5 7
3  China PR 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
4  Qatar 3 0 1 2 2 9 −7 1
Source: Toulon Tournament

All times are local CEST

England 2–1 China PR
Fry Goal 52'
Abraham Goal 80'
Report Yan Dinghao Goal 20'
Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny, Aubagne
Referee: Radu Marian Petrescu (Romania)
Qatar 1–4 Mexico
Murisi Goal 80+1' Report Lainez Goal 2'
Aguirre Goal 34'36'
Alvarado Goal 54'
Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny, Aubagne
Referee: Trustin Farrugia Cann (Malta)

China PR 1–1 Qatar
Cong Zhen Goal 80+4' (pen.) Report Jenahi Goal 15'
Stade d'Honneur Marcel Roustan, Salon-de-Provence
Referee: Choi Hyun-jai (South Korea)
Mexico 0–0 England
Report
Stade d'Honneur Marcel Roustan, Salon-de-Provence
Referee: Karim Abed (France)

China PR 1–3 Mexico
Deng Yubiao Goal 12' Report Alvarado Goal 28'
Aguirre Goal 36'58' (pen.)
Referee: Luís Miguel Branco Godinho (Portugal)
England 4–0 Qatar
Al-Hamawende Goal 38' (o.g.)
Vieira Goal 53'
Abraham Goal 56'
Armstrong Goal 67'
Report
Referee: Yusri Rudolf (Canada)

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Scotland 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 7 Advance to knockout stage
2  France (H) 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4 6
3  Togo 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1 4
4  South Korea 3 0 0 3 3 8 −5 0
Source: Toulon Tournament
(H) Host.

All times are local CEST

France 4–1 South Korea
Ambri Goal 4'
Tell Goal 8'52'
Kanga Goal 50'
Report Cho Young-wook Goal 43' (pen.)
Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny, Aubagne
Referee: Luís Miguel Branco Godinho (Portugal)
Togo 1–1 Scotland
Wogodo Goal 3' Report Hornby Goal 18'
Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny, Aubagne
Referee: Yusri Rudolf (Canada)

South Korea 1–2 Togo
Lee Kang-in Goal 4' Report Denkey Goal 17'33'
Stade d'Honneur Marcel Roustan, Salon-de-Provence
Referee: Ioannis Papadopoulos (Greece)
Scotland 1–0 France
Burke Goal 35' Report
Stade d'Honneur Marcel Roustan, Salon-de-Provence
Referee: Radu Marian Petrescu (Romania)

South Korea 1–2 Scotland
Lee Kang-in Goal 71' Report Gilmour Goal 2'
Burke Goal 8'
Referee: Trustin Farrugia Cann (Malta)
France 2–0 Togo
Blas Goal 6'
Lasme Goal 39'
Report
Referee: Marco Antonio Ortiz Nava (Mexico)

Group C[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Turkey 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6 Advance to knockout stage
2  Canada 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
3  Japan 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4
4  Portugal 3 0 1 2 3 5 −2 1
Source: Toulon Tournament

All times are local CEST

Turkey 2–1 Japan
Akçay Goal 61'75' Report Miyoshi Goal 44'
Referee: Marco Antonio Ortiz Nava (Mexico)
Portugal 0–0 Canada
Report
Referee: Ioannis Papadopoulos (Greece)

Japan 3–2 Portugal
Tagawa Goal 36'
Ueda Goal 77'80+3' (pen.)
Report Luís Silva Goal 32'
João Filipe Goal 72'
Referee: Trustin Farrugia Cann (Malta)
Canada 1–0 Turkey
Verhoeven Goal 75' Report
Referee: Marco Antonio Ortiz Nava (Mexico)

Japan 1–1 Canada
Mitoma Goal 60' Report Bair Goal 9'
Referee: Karim Abed (France)
Portugal 1–2 Turkey
José Gomes Goal 61' (pen.) Report Alıcı Goal 3'
Kanatsızkuş Goal 25'
Referee: Choi Hyun-jai (South Korea)

Classification matches[edit]

The eliminated teams played another game to determine their final ranking in the competition.

All times are local CEST

Eleventh place playoff[edit]

Qatar 1–2 South Korea
Abdulsalam Goal 64' Report Jeon Se-jin Goal 13' (pen.)
Cho Young-wook Goal 50'
Stade d'Honneur, Mallemort
Referee: Luís Miguel Branco Godinho (Portugal)

Ninth place playoff[edit]

Portugal 2–0 China PR
Domingos Quina Goal 11'
Pedro Correia Goal 27'
Report
Stade Marcel Cerdan, Carnoux-en-Provence
Referee: Yusri Rudolf (Canada)

Seventh place playoff[edit]

Japan 1–0 Togo
Miyoshi Goal 39' Report
Stade Marcel Cerdan, Carnoux-en-Provence
Referee: Trustin Farrugia Cann (Malta)

Fifth place playoff[edit]

France 2–1 Canada
Bakayoko Goal 24'
Ambri Goal 72'
Report Choinière Goal 75'
Stade d'Honneur, Mallemort
Referee: Choi Hyun-jai (South Korea)

Knockout stage[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
6 June - Aubagne
 
 
 Mexico3
 
9 June - Martigues
 
 Turkey1
 
 Mexico1
 
6 June - Aubagne
 
 England2
 
 Scotland1
 
 
 England3
 
Third place
 
 
9 June - Martigues
 
 
 Turkey (p)0 (5)
 
 
 Scotland0 (3)

All times are local CEST

Semi-finals[edit]

Mexico 3–1 Turkey
Aguirre Goal 26'57'76' (pen.) Report Kanatsızkuş Goal 78' (pen.)
Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny, Aubagne
Referee: Radu Marian Petrescu (Romania)

Scotland 1–3 England
Johnston Goal 30' Report Connolly Goal 45'
Nketiah Goal 50'69'
Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny, Aubagne
Referee: Marco Antonio Ortiz Nava (Mexico)

Third place playoff[edit]

Final[edit]

Mexico 1–2 England
Alvarado Goal 2' Report Fry Goal 32'
Dowell Goal 36'
Referee: Ioannis Papadopoulos (Greece)

Goalscorers[edit]

68 goals were scored in 26 matches, for an average of 2.62 goals per match.

7 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

Awards[edit]

After the final, the following players were rewarded for their performances during the competition.[7]

Toulon Tournament 2018 best XI[edit]

The best XI team was a squad consisting of the eleven most impressive players at the tournament.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OFFICIAL : Turkey to take part in the Toulon Tournament 2018". Toulon Tournament. 17 January 2018.
  2. ^ "L'Angleterre remporte son troisième Festival d'affilée !" (in French). Toulon Tournament. 9 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Final fightback takes England Under 21s to Toulon hat-trick". The FA. 9 June 2018.
  4. ^ "OFFICIAL : Scotland will compete in the Toulon Tournament 2018". Toulon Tournament. 27 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Les arbitres 2018".
  6. ^ "The Toulon Tournament 2018 full schedule". Toulon Tournament. 15 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Festival International Espoirs 2018 : les récompenses" (in French). Toulon Tournament. 12 June 2018.
  8. ^ "L'équipe type du Festival International Espoirs 2018" (in French). Toulon Tournament. 11 June 2018.

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