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Women's EURO finalists in tournament warm-ups




Published: Friday 3 March 2017, 22.00CET
All 16 finalists are in action this week in one of the annual friendly tournaments in the Algarve, Cyprus and the United States as they step up their preparation.
France celebrate their last-gasp SheBelieves Cup winner against England ©Getty Images

All 16 UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 finalists are in action over the next week in one of the three annual friendly tournaments in the Algarve, Cyprus and the United States as they step up their preparations for the Netherlands.

Algarve Cup: Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden

• A fixture at this time of year since 1994, Canada beat Brazil in last year’s final while Norway have four victories, but none since 2004.

Group A

1 March: Portugal 0-1 Russia, Denmark 0-1 Canada
3 March: Russia 1-2 Canada, Portugal 0-6 Denmark
6 March: Russia v Denmark, Canada v Portugal

Group B
1 March: Japan 1-2 Spain, Norway 1-1 Iceland
3 March: Japan 2-0 Iceland, Spain 3-0 Norway
6 March: Norway v Japan, Iceland v Spain

Group C
1 March: Netherlands 1-0 China, Australia 0-1 Sweden
3 March: Australia 3-2 Netherlands, China 0-0 Sweden
6 March: Sweden v Netherlands, China v Australia

Finals day
8 March: Matches for 1st (two best group winners), 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th and 11th places

Cyprus Cup: Austria, Belgium, Italy, Scotland, Switzerland

• Running since 2008, Austria won last year’s edition of a competition previously dominated by Canada, England and France.

Group A
1 March: North Korea 3-0 Italy, Belgium 2-2 Switzerland
3 March: Switzerland 1-0 North Korea, Italy 1-4 Belgium
6 March: Italy v Switzerland, North Korea v Belgium

Group B
1 March: New Zealand 2-3 Scotland, South Korea 0-0 Austria
3 March: Austria 3-0 New Zealand, Scotland 0-2 South Korea
6 March: Austria v Scotland, New Zealand v South Korea

Group C involves non-EURO qualifiers the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Republic of Ireland and Wales

Finals day
8 March: Matches for 1st (winners Group A v Group B), 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th and 11th places

SheBelieves Cup (United States): England, France, Germany

• A round-robin tournament in its second year: in 2016 the US finished ahead of Germany with England third.

1 March: England 1-2 France, US 0-1 Germany
4 March: France v Germany, US v England
7 March: Germany v England, US v France

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