2014 International Champions Cup

2014 Guinness International Champions Cup
Tournament details
Host countries United States
Canada
Dates July 24 – August 4
Teams 8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 13 (in 13 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Manchester United (1st title)
Runners-up Liverpool
Tournament statistics
Matches played 13
Goals scored 38 (2.92 per match)
Attendance 642,134 (49,395 per match)
Top scorer(s) Stevan Jovetić
(5 goals)
Best player Wayne Rooney[1]

The 2014 International Champions Cup (or ICC) was a friendly association football tournament played in the United States and Canada. It began on July 24 when Olympiacos defeated Milan 3–0 at BMO Field in Toronto, and ended on August 4 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.[2] This tournament followed the 2013 edition and was staged throughout the United States, with one match held in Canada (Toronto). The participating teams were Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United of England; Milan, Inter Milan and Roma of Italy; Olympiacos of Greece; and defending champions Real Madrid of Spain.[2] Manchester United won the tournament, having beaten Liverpool 3–1 in the final.[3][4]

The group match between Real Madrid and Manchester United at Michigan Stadium had an attendance of 109,318, a record crowd for a soccer match in the United States.[5]

Teams

CountryTeamLocationConfederationLeague
 EnglandLiverpoolLiverpoolUEFAPremier League
 EnglandManchester CityManchesterUEFAPremier League
 EnglandManchester UnitedManchesterUEFAPremier League
 ItalyMilanMilanUEFASerie A
 ItalyRomaRomeUEFASerie A
 ItalyInter MilanMilanUEFASerie A
 GreeceOlympiacosPiraeusUEFASuperleague Greece
 SpainReal MadridMadridUEFALa Liga

Venues

United States
Denver Berkeley, California Landover, Maryland Dallas Philadelphia Pittsburgh
Sports Authority Field at Mile High California Memorial Stadium FedExField Cotton Bowl Lincoln Financial Field Heinz Field
Capacity: 76,125 Capacity: 62,467 Capacity: 79,000 Capacity: 92,100 Capacity: 69,176 Capacity: 65,500
39°44′38″N 105°1′12″W / 39.74389°N 105.02000°W / 39.74389; -105.02000 37°52′16″N 122°15′1″W / 37.87111°N 122.25028°W / 37.87111; -122.25028 38°54′28″N 76°51′52″W / 38.90778°N 76.86444°W / 38.90778; -76.86444 32°46′47″N 96°45′35″W / 32.77972°N 96.75972°W / 32.77972; -96.75972 39°54′3″N 75°10′3″W / 39.90083°N 75.16750°W / 39.90083; -75.16750 40°26′48″N 80°0′57″W / 40.44667°N 80.01583°W / 40.44667; -80.01583
Ann Arbor Chicago New York City Minneapolis Charlotte Miami Gardens
Michigan Stadium Soldier Field Yankee Stadium TCF Bank Stadium Bank of America Stadium Sun Life Stadium
Capacity: 109,901 Capacity: 63,500 Capacity: 54,251 Capacity: 50,805 Capacity: 74,455 Capacity: 74,918
42°15′57″N 83°44′55″W / 42.26583°N 83.74861°W / 42.26583; -83.74861 41°51′45″N 87°37′0″W / 41.86250°N 87.61667°W / 41.86250; -87.61667 40°49′45″N 73°55′35″W / 40.82917°N 73.92639°W / 40.82917; -73.92639 44°58′34″N 93°13′30″W / 44.976°N 93.225°W / 44.976; -93.225 35°13′33″N 80°51′10″W / 35.22583°N 80.85278°W / 35.22583; -80.85278 25°57′29″N 80°14′20″W / 25.95806°N 80.23889°W / 25.95806; -80.23889
Canada
Toronto
BMO Field
Capacity: 21,566
43°37′58″N 79°25′07″W / 43.63278°N 79.41861°W / 43.63278; -79.41861

Format

The tournament consisted of two groups of four: Group A and Group B. The groups were played as a round-robin, with each team playing three matches. The winners of each group played in the final at the Sun Life Stadium on August 4.[6]

Three points were awarded for a win in regulation time, two for a win by penalty shootout, one for a loss by penalty shootout, and zero for a loss in regulation time.[7] A team's placing was based on (a) points earned in the three group matches (b) head-to-head result, (c) goal differential, (d) goals scored.

Group stage

Group A

Pos Team Pld W WP LP L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Manchester United 3 2 1 0 0 6 3 +3 8 Advance to Final
2 Inter Milan 3 1 1 1 0 3 1 +2 6
3 Roma 3 1 0 0 2 3 5 2 3
4 Real Madrid 3 0 0 1 2 2 5 3 1
Source: International Champions Cup
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head result; 3) goal difference; 4) goals scored

Matches

Manchester United 3–2 Roma
Rooney  36', 45+1' (pen.)
Mata  39'
Report Pjanić  75'
Totti  89' (pen.)
Attendance: 54,116[9]
Referee: Allen Chapman (United States)[10]



Real Madrid 0–1 Roma
Report Totti  58'
Attendance: 57,512[18]
Referee: Drew Fischer (Canada)[19]

Inter Milan 2–0 Roma
Vidić  45'
Nagatomo  69'
Report

Manchester United 3–1 Real Madrid
Young  20', 37'
Hernández  80'
Report Bale  27' (pen.)
Attendance: 109,318[21]
Referee: Hilario Grajeda (United States)

Group B

Pos Team Pld W WP LP L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Liverpool 3 2 1 0 0 5 2 +3 8 Advance to Final
2 Olympiacos 3 1 1 0 1 5 3 +2 5
3 Manchester City 3 1 0 2 0 9 5 +4 5
4 Milan 3 0 0 0 3 1 10 9 0
Source: International Champions Cup
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head result; 3) goal difference; 4) goals scored

Matches

Olympiacos 3–0 Milan
Domínguez  16'
Diamantakos  49'
Bouchalakis  77'
Report
Attendance: 10,603[23]
Referee: Silviu Petrescu (Canada)[24]

Milan 1–5 Manchester City
Muntari  42' Report Jovetić  12', 58'
Sinclair  14'
Navas  23'
Iheanacho  26'
Attendance: 34,347[25]
Referee: Armando Villareal (United States)

Liverpool 1–0 Olympiacos
Sterling  5' Report
Attendance: 36,170[26]
Referee: Jose Carlos Rivero (United States)

Manchester City 2–2 Liverpool
Jovetić  53', 67' Report Henderson  59'
Sterling  85'
Penalties
Kolarov
Touré
Navas
Iheanacho
1–3 Sturridge
Can
Henderson
Lucas
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx, New York City
Attendance: 49,653[27]
Referee: Silviu Petrescu (Canada)


Milan 0–2 Liverpool
Report Allen  17'
Suso  89'

Final

Manchester United 3–1 Liverpool
Rooney  55'
Mata  57'
Lingard  88'
Report Gerrard  14' (pen.)

Top goalscorers

Rank Name Team Goals
1 Stevan Jovetić Manchester City 5
2 Wayne Rooney Manchester United 3
Dimitris Diamantakos Olympiacos
4 Gareth Bale Real Madrid 2
Ashley Young Manchester United
Juan Mata Manchester United
Raheem Sterling Liverpool
Francesco Totti Roma

Media coverage

Territory Channel Ref
 Albania Digitalb (SuperSport)
 Arab League Abu Dhabi Sports Channel
 Australia Fox Sports
 Austria Servus TV [31]
 Brazil Fox Sports
 Canada Sportsnet World [32]
 China CCTV-5 and CCTV-5+ [33]
 Denmark TV3 Sport [34]
 Estonia Viasat Sport Baltic [35]
 France beIN Sports [36]
 Germany Servus TV [31]
 Greece nova sports 1 (+ HD) [37]
 Hong Kong Cable TV Hong Kong [38]
 India SONY SIX HD
 Indonesia Indosiar [39]
 Iran IRIB TV3
 Israel Sport2 [40]
 Italy Sky Sport
 Netherlands Sport1
 Norway Viasat
 Philippines ABS-CBN Sports and Action [41]
 Romania Dolce Sport
 Serbia Arena Sport
 South Korea SBS Sports
 Sweden Viasat [42]
 Turkey Kanal D, tv2 [43]
 United Kingdom Sky Sports, LFC TV and MUTV [44][45][46]
 United States Fox Sports, NBCSN, ESPN Deportes [47]
 Vietnam K+ [48]

See also

  • World Football Challenge, an exhibition tournament for mid-season American clubs and pre-season European clubs that was held from 2009 until 2012

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