2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

10th FIFA Confederations Cup, held in Russia

The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup (Russian: Кубок конфедераций 2017) was the 10th FIFA Confederations Cup tournament. It took place from 17 June to 2 July. It was hosted in Russia.

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup
Кубок конфедераций 2017 (in Russian)
Tournament details
Host countryRussia
Dates17 June – 2 July
Teams8 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Germany (1st title)
Runners-up Chile
Third place Portugal
Fourth place Mexico
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored43 (2.69 per match)
Attendance628,304 (39,269 per match)
Top scorer(s)Germany Leon Goretzka
Germany Lars Stindl
Germany Timo Werner
(3 goals each)
Best playerGermany Julian Draxler
2013
2021

The tournament featured the following teams: Russia (hosts), Germany, Australia, Chile, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal and Cameroon. Besides the hosts, all of the other teams qualified because they either won the FIFA World Cup or their regional championship.

VenuesEdit

Four cities were chosen for the tournament, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan.[1][2]

Venues
Name New Zenit Stadium Kazan Arena Otkrytie Arena Fisht Olympic Stadium
Photo        
City Saint Petersburg Kazan Moscow Sochi
Capacity 66,881 45,015 44,829 47,659
Creation 2016 2013 2014 2013

QualificationEdit

Team Confederation Why they qualified
  Russia UEFA 2018 FIFA World Cup host
  Germany UEFA 2014 FIFA World Cup winners
  Australia AFC 2015 AFC Asian Cup winners
  Chile CONMEBOL 2015 Copa América winners
  Mexico CONCACAF 2015 CONCACAF Cup winners
  New Zealand OFC 2016 OFC Nations Cup winners
  Portugal UEFA UEFA Euro 2016 winners[B]
  Cameroon CAF 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winners

Group stageEdit

The dates for the tournament were chosen on 24 July 2015.[3]

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Portugal 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 7
2   Mexico 3 2 1 0 6 4 +2 7
3   Russia 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
4   New Zealand 3 0 0 3 1 8 –7 0
17 June 2017
Russia   2–0   New Zealand
18 June 2017
Portugal   2–2   Mexico
21 June 2017
Russia   0–1   Portugal
Mexico   2–1   New Zealand
24 June 2017
Mexico   2–1   Russia
New Zealand   0–4   Portugal

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Germany 3 2 1 0 7 4 +3 7
2   Chile 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
3   Australia 3 0 2 1 4 5 –1 2
4   Cameroon 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1
18 June 2017
Cameroon   0–2   Chile
19 June 2017
Australia   2–3   Germany
22 June 2017
Cameroon   1–1   Australia
Germany   1–1   Chile
25 June 2017
Germany   3-1   Cameroon
Chile   1-1   Australia

Knockout stageEdit

BracketEdit

  Semifinals Final
28 June — Kazan
   Portugal  0(0)  
   Chile (pen)  0 (3)  
 
2 July — Saint Petersburg
       Chile  0
     Germany  1
Third place
29 June — Sochi 2 July — Moscow
   Germany  4    Portugal (aet)  2
   Mexico  1      Mexico  1

Semi-finalsEdit

28 June 2017 (2017-06-28)
21:00
Portugal   0–0   Chile Kazan Arena, Kazan
Attendance: 40,855
Report
  Penalties  
Quaresma  
Moutinho  
Nani  
0–3   Vidal
  Aránguiz
  Sánchez
29 June 2017 (2017-06-29)
21:00
Germany   4–1   Mexico Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
Attendance: 37,923
Goretzka   6'8'
Werner   59'
Younes   90+1'
Report Fabián   89'

Third place matchEdit

2 July 2017 (2017-07-02)
15:00
Portugal   2–1 (aet)   Mexico Otkrytie Arena, Moscow
Attendance: 42,659
Pepe   90+1'
Adrien   104' (pen.)
Report Neto   54' (o.g.)

FinalEdit

2 July 2017 (2017-07-02)
21:00
Chile   0–1   Germany New Zenit Stadium, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 57,268
Report Stindl   20'

StatisticsEdit

Goal scorersEdit

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

Tournament rankingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Germany 5 4 1 0 12 5 +7 13
2   Chile 5 1 3 1 4 3 +1 6
3   Portugal 5 3 2 0 9 3 +6 11
4   Mexico 5 2 1 2 8 10 –2 7
Eliminated in the Group stage
5   Russia 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
6   Australia 3 0 2 1 4 5 –1 2
7   Cameroon 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1
8   New Zealand 3 0 0 3 1 8 –7 0
  • Rankings are based on performance, not team skill. Also, these rankings are unofficial and are not based on head-to-head record.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Mutko to chair 2018 World Cup organising committee". supersport.com. 27 April 2011. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  2. "Russia 2018 to start and finish at Luzhniki Stadium". FIFA.com. 15 December 2012.
  3. "Match schedules for FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and 2018 FIFA World Cup™ unveiled". FIFA.com. 24 July 2015.