2016 International Champions Cup
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2016 International Champions Cup

2016 International Champions Cup
Tournament details
Host countryAustralia
China
England
Republic of Ireland
Scotland
Sweden
United States
Dates22 July - 13 August 2016
Teams17 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)19 (in 19 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsAustralia:
Italy Juventus (1st title)
China:
None[1]
United States and Europe:
France Paris Saint-Germain (2nd title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored67 (3.35 per match)
Attendance963,900 (48,195 per match)
Top scorer(s)United States Julian Green
Brazil Marcelo
Spain Munir
France Franck Ribéry
(3 goals each)
2015
2017

The 2016 International Champions Cup (or ICC) was a series of friendly association football tournaments that began on 22 July and ended on 13 August 2016.[2][3]

In December 2015, Juventus, Tottenham Hotspur and Melbourne Victory were confirmed to play in the Australian version of the tournament.[3]Atlético Madrid were confirmed as the fourth team on 1 March.[4] Melbourne Victory was the first team from the Asian Football Confederation to compete in the International Champions Cup.

On 5 February 2016, Manchester City was announced as a competing team once again, this time in the China edition. They were joined by Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund on 23 March 2016. Borussia Dortmund topped the table of this edition but as the match between Manchester City and Manchester United was cancelled no trophy was awarded.

The American dates were reported in March 2016 as featuring Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Celtic, Chelsea, Liverpool, Inter Milan, Milan, Real Madrid, Leicester City, and Paris Saint-Germain.[]

Teams

Venues

Australia
Melbourne
Melbourne Cricket Ground
37°49?12?S 144°59?0?E / 37.82000°S 144.98333°E / -37.82000; 144.98333
Capacity: 100,024
AFL Grand Final 2010 on the Melbourne Cricket Ground.jpg

Matches

Australia

Attendance: 23,174
Referee: Hiroyuki Kimura (Japan)


China

Attendance: 38,285
Referee: Wang Di (China)

Referee: Ma Ning (China)

United States and Europe




Audi Football Summit


Barcelona Spain3-1Scotland Celtic
Report Griffiths Goal 29
Attendance: 47,900

Real Madrid Spain3-2England Chelsea
Report Hazard Goal 8090+1
Attendance: 105,826
Referee: Younes Marrakchi (United States)

Inter Milan Italy1-4Germany Bayern Munich
Icardi Goal 90 Report
Attendance: 53,629
Referee: Mark Kadlecik (United States)


Attendance: 25,667
Referee: Ismail Elfath (United States)

Barcelona Spain4-2England Leicester City
Report Musa Goal 4766
Attendance: 42,879

Audi Football Summit
Attendance: 82,012
Referee: Jaime Herrera (United States)

Milan Italy1-3England Chelsea
Bonaventura Goal 38 Report

Liverpool England4-0Spain Barcelona
Report
Attendance: 89,845

Attendance: 12,873
Referee: Paul McLaughlin (Republic of Ireland)

Tables

Australia

Pos Team Pld W WP LP L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1 Italy Juventus 2 1 0 1 0 3 2 +1 4 2016 ICC Australia Champions
2 Spain Atlético Madrid 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 +1 3
3 Australia Melbourne Victory 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2
4 England Tottenham Hotspur 2 0 0 0 2 1 3 −2 0
Source: ICC
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

China

Since a match was cancelled, no champion was declared.[1]

Pos Team Pld W WP LP L GF GA GD Pts
1 Germany Borussia Dortmund 2 1 0 1 0 5 2 +3 4
2 England Manchester City 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2
3 England Manchester United 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 −3 0
Source: ICC
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

United States and Europe

Pos Team Pld W WP LP L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1 France Paris Saint-Germain 3 3 0 0 0 10 2 +8 9 2016 ICC United States and Europe Champions
2 England Liverpool 3 2 0 0 1 6 1 +5 6
3 England Chelsea 3 2 0 0 1 6 4 +2 6
4 Spain Barcelona 3 2 0 0 1 7 7 0 6
5 Spain Real Madrid 3 2 0 0 1 5 5 0 6
6 Germany Bayern Munich 3 1 0 1 1 7 5 +2 4
7 Italy Inter Milan 3 1 0 0 2 4 7 −3 3
8 Italy Milan 3 0 1 0 2 4 8 −4 2
9 England Leicester City 3 0 1 0 2 3 9 −6 2
10 Scotland Celtic 3 0 0 1 2 2 6 −4 1
Source: ICC
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

Media coverage

Notes

  1. ^ The match, a Manchester derby, was cancelled due to adverse weather and poor pitch conditions.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Official Statement: 25 July". Manchester City Football Club. 25 July 2016. Archived from the original on 28 July 2016. Retrieved 2016. As a result of the Beijing match cancellation, there will not be sufficient matches played in the 2016 International Champions Cup China to achieve a tournament winner.
  2. ^ Long, Michael (30 July 2015). "Melbourne to host International Champions Cup until 2018". SportsPro. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ a b Ormond, Aidan (18 December 2015). "Spurs, Juventus, Victory set for ICC at MCG". Football Federation Australia.
  4. ^ Davutovic, David (1 March 2016). "International Champions Cup Melbourne: Atletico Madrid to join Juventus and Tottenham". Herald Sun.
  5. ^ "International Champions Cup 2015 - Global media distribution" (PDF). Relevant Sports. 13 July 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ https://twitter.com/my_supersoccer/status/758328631282196480
  7. ^ "International Champions Cup on SonyESPN". Business Line. 22 July 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  8. ^ "La International Champions Cup se verá en Canal Plus Liga" [The International Champions Cup will be on Canal Plus Liga]. as.com (in Spanish). 17 June 2015.
  9. ^ "Fixtures & Results". Chelsea F.C. 21 July 2016.
  10. ^ "Reds to return to USA for 2016 International Champions Cup". Liverpool F.C. 22 March 2016.
  11. ^ "Watch Tour 2016 live only on MUTV". Manchester United F.C. 14 July 2016. Archived from the original on 19 March 2018. Retrieved 2016.
  12. ^ "Sky Sports to show International Champions Cup live this summer". Sky Sports. 17 May 2016. Retrieved 2017.
  13. ^ Cuevas, Paulina (13 July 2015). "The International Champions Cup Returns to ESPN Deportes". ESPN MediaZone. Retrieved 2017.

External links


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