U.S. WOMEN: Algarve Cup summaries/results

2004 ALGARVE CUP
in southern Portugal

U.S. SUMMARIES

March 20 at Faro, Portugal

United States 4 Norway 1. Goals: Wambach 30, 39, 51, Tarpley 42; Riise 38.

United States -- Scurry; Rampone, Reddick, Mitts, Markgraf; Boxx; Foudy (MacMillan, 77), Tarpley (Wagner, 68), Hucles (Osborne, 71); Wambach, Hamm (Parlow, 82).

Norway -- Nordby; Folstad, Stangeland, Tonnessen (Stensland, 59), Christensen (Morkved, 86); Riise (Espedel, 91+), S. Gulbrandsen, Lehn, Fagereng (Edner, 74); Hansen, Pedersen (Moseby, 82).

Yellow cards: U.S. -- Wambach 18, Hamm 69, Wagner 83; Norway -- Lehn 63.

Referee: Anri Hanninen (Finland).

Att.: 1,500.

March 18 at Lagos, Portugal

United States 1 Sweden 3. Goals: Reddick 85; Andersson 34, Oqvist 48, 56.

United States -- Scurry; Bivens (Chastain, 46), Reddick, Mitts, Markgraf; Foudy, Boxx, Osborne (Hamm, 46), Wagner (Tarpley, 65); MacMillan (Parlow, 71), Wambach.

Sweden -- Lundgren; Marklund, Westberg, Tornqvist, Eriksson; Fagerstrom (Sjogran, 58), Mostrom, Sjostrom (Nordin, 8), Andersson; Svensson (Olsson, 78), Oqvist (Schelin, 80).

Yellow cards: U.S. -- Boxx 59, Hamm 75.

Referee: Bente Skovang (Norway).

Att.: 500.

March 16 at Quarteira, Portugal

United States 1 Denmark 0. Goal: Hucles 61.

United States -- Mullinix; Mitts, Reddick, LePeilbet, Rampone (Chastain, 66); Hucles, Boxx, Tarpley (Wagner, 68), Chalupny (Foudy, 46); Parlow (Wambach, 46), Hamm.

Denmark -- Cederkvist; Falk, G. Andersen, Knudsen, Christensen; Sorensen, Hansen, A. Nielsen, S. Andersen; L. Jensen, Madsen (Herping, 83).

Yellow cards: U.S. -- Tarpley 65; Denmark -- L. Jensen 20, Cederkvist 40, Hansen 67.

Referee: Berta Tavares (Portugal).

Att.: 500.

March 14 in Ferreiras, Portugal

United States 5 France 1. Goals: Wambach 16, Hamm pen. 27, Hucles 31, 33, Tarpley 47; Bompastor 48.

United States -- Scurry; Rampone, Mitts, Reddick, Markgraf; Foudy (Tarpley, 46), Boxx (Wagner, 65), Hucles (Chalupny, 73), Osborne; Wambach (Parlow 46), Hamm (MacMillan, 46).

France -- Capy; Georges, Provost (Casseleaux, 63), Viguier, Dusang; Bussaglia (Woock, 63), Bompastor, Soubeyrand, Mugneret-Beghe (Kramo, 46); Lattaf (Tonazzi, 63), Pichon (Morel, 82).

Yellow card: France -- Bompastor 83.

Referee: Anri Hanninen (Finland).

Att.: 500.

FINAL ALGARVE GROUP STANDINGS

GROUP A
W L T GF-GA Pts

United States 2 1 0 7-4 6
France 2 1 0 5-5 6
Sweden 2 1 0 4-4 6
Denmark 0 3 0 0-3 0

Sunday, March 14
Sweden 1 Denmark 0
United States 5, France 1

Tuesday, March 16
United States 1 Denmark 0
France 3 Sweden 0

Thursday, March 18
France 1 Denmark 0
Sweden 3 United States 1

GROUP B
W L T GF-GA Pts

Norway 2 0 1 7-1 7
Italy 2 1 0 3-4 6
China 1 1 1 4-1 4
Finland 0 3 0 2-10 0

Sunday, March 14
Norway 4 Finland 1
Italy 1 China 0

Tuesday, March 16
Norway 3 Italy 0
China 4 Finland 0

Thursday, March 18
Norway 0 China 0
Italy 2 Finland 1

GROUP C
W L T GF-GA Pts

Portugal 2 1 0 7-3 6
Wales 2 1 0 6-4 6
Greece 2 1 0 3-3 6
No. Ireland 0 3 0 1-7 0

Sunday, March 14
Portugal 2 Northern Ireland 0
Greece 1 Wales 0

Tuesday, March 16
Wales 3 Portugal 2
Greece 2 Northern Ireland 0

Thursday, March 18
Portugal 3 Greece 0
Wales 3 Northern Ireland 1

PLACEMENT GAMES
Saturday, March 20
Championship:
United States 4 Norway 1
Third: Italy 3 France 3 (France wins, 4-3, on penalties)
Fifth: China 1 Sweden 1 (Sweden wins, 5-4, on penalties)
Seventh: Portugal 0 Denmark 1
Ninth: Finland 4 Wales 0
11th: Greece 2 Northern Ireland 0

AWARDS
Best Player:
Shannon Boxx (United States)
Top Scorer: Abby Wambach (United States)
Best Goalkeeper: Sofia Lundgren (Sweden)
Fair Play Award: Greece

ALGARVE CUP CHAMPIONS
1994 --
Norway
1995 -- Sweden
1996 -- Norway
1997 -- Norway
1998 -- Norway
1999 -- China
2000 -- United States
2001 -- Sweden
2002 -- China
2003 -- United States
2004 -- United States

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