2019 China Cup


The 2019 Gree China Cup International Football Championship (Chinese: 2019年格力中国杯国际足球锦标赛) was the third edition of the China Cup, an international football tournament held in China annually. It took place from 21 to 25 March 2019 in Nanning, Guangxi, China.

2019 China Cup
Tournament details
Host countryChina
CityNanning, Guangxi
Dates21–25 March
Teams4 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Uruguay (2nd title)
Runners-up Thailand
Third place Uzbekistan
Fourth place China PR
Tournament statistics
Matches played4
Goals scored9 (2.25 per match)
Top scorer(s) Cristhian Stuani
(3 goals)
Best player(s) Cristhian Stuani
2018
2021

Participating teams


On 11 February 2019, it was announced that Thailand, Uruguay and Uzbekistan would participate in the 2019 China Cup.[1]

Team FIFA Rankings
(February 2019)[2]
LITS Rankings
(January 2019)[3]
World Football Elo Ratings
(March 2019)[4]
 Uruguay
7
6
11
 China PR (host)
72
152
77
 Uzbekistan
89
52
56
 Thailand
115
134
119

Venues


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Nanning
Guangxi Sports Center
Guangxi Sports Center
22.767°N 108.388°E / 22.767; 108.388 (Guangxi Sports Center)
Capacity: 60,000

Match officials


The following referees were chosen for the 2019 China Cup.

Referees
Assistant referees

Squads


China

China

Coach: Fabio Cannavaro

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Zeng Cheng (1987-01-08)8 January 1987 (aged 32) 42 0 Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao
12 1GK Yan Junling (1991-01-28)28 January 1991 (aged 28) 22 0 Shanghai SIPG
23 1GK Wang Dalei (1989-01-10)10 January 1989 (aged 30) 26 0 Shandong Luneng Taishan

3 2DF Gao Zhunyi (1995-08-21)21 August 1995 (aged 23) 4 0 Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao
4 2DF Li Lei (1992-05-30)30 May 1992 (aged 26) 0 0 Beijing Guoan
5 2DF Zhang Linpeng (1989-05-09)9 May 1989 (aged 29) 72 5 Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao
6 2DF Feng Xiaoting (1985-10-22)22 October 1985 (aged 33) 75 1 Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao
17 2DF Wang Gang (1989-02-17)17 February 1989 (aged 30) 0 0 Beijing Sinobo Guoan
24 2DF Fu Huan (1993-07-12)12 July 1993 (aged 25) 4 0 Shanghai SIPG
26 2DF Li Ang (1993-09-15)15 September 1993 (aged 25) 2 0 Jiangsu Suning
28 2DF Liu Yang (1995-06-17)17 June 1995 (aged 23) 7 0 Shandong Luneng Taishan
2DF Liu Yiming (1995-02-28)28 February 1995 (aged 24) 13 0 Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao

11 3MF Hao Junmin (1987-03-24)24 March 1987 (aged 31) 72 12 Shandong Luneng Taishan
13 3MF He Chao (1995-04-19)19 April 1995 (aged 23) 5 0 Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao
14 3MF Zhang Xiuwei (1996-03-13)13 March 1996 (aged 23) 1 0 Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao
15 3MF Wu Xi (1989-02-19)19 February 1989 (aged 30) 60 4 Jiangsu Suning
16 3MF Zhang Xizhe (1991-01-23)23 January 1991 (aged 28) 23 4 Beijing Guoan
27 3MF Wang Yongpo (1987-01-19)19 January 1987 (aged 32) 16 8 Tianjin Tianhai
30 3MF Peng Xinli (1991-07-22)22 July 1991 (aged 27) 1 0 Chongqing Lifan

7 4FW Wei Shihao (1995-04-08)8 April 1995 (aged 23) 8 2 Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao
9 4FW Dong Xuesheng (1989-05-22)22 May 1989 (aged 29) 3 0 Hebei China Fortune
19 4FW Xie Pengfei (1993-06-29)29 June 1993 (aged 25) 0 0 Jiangsu Suning
21 4FW Tan Long (1988-04-01)1 April 1988 (aged 30) 1 0 Changchun Yatai
25 4FW Lü Wenjun (1989-03-11)11 March 1989 (aged 30) 0 0 Shanghai SIPG

Source:[5]

Thailand

Thailand

Coach: Sirisak Yodyardthai (caretaker)

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
20 1GK Chatchai Budprom (1987-02-04) 4 February 1987 (age 34) 8 0 BG Pathum United
23 1GK Siwarak Tedsungnoen (3rd-captain) (1984-04-20) 20 April 1984 (age 37) 17 0 Buriram United
36 1GK Worawut Srisupha (1992-05-25) 25 May 1992 (age 29) 0 0 Port

2 2DF Peerapat Notchaiya (1993-02-04) 4 February 1993 (age 28) 29 1 Bangkok United
3 2DF Theerathon Bunmathan (captain) (1990-02-06) 6 February 1990 (age 31) 57 5 Yokohama F. Marinos
5 2DF Adisorn Promrak (1993-10-21) 21 October 1993 (age 27) 28 0 Muangthong United
6 2DF Pansa Hemviboon (1990-07-08) 8 July 1990 (age 31) 18 4 Buriram United
15 2DF Narubadin Weerawatnodom (1994-07-12) 12 July 1994 (age 27) 25 0 Buriram United
19 2DF Tristan Do (1993-01-31) 31 January 1993 (age 28) 29 0 Bangkok United
26 2DF Suphan Thongsong (1994-08-26) 26 August 1994 (age 26) 5 0 Suphanburi
27 2DF Nattapon Malapun (1994-01-10) 10 January 1994 (age 27) 2 0 PT Prachuap

4 3MF Sarach Yooyen (1992-05-30) 30 May 1992 (age 29) 37 0 Muangthong United
8 3MF Thitiphan Puangchan (1993-09-01) 1 September 1993 (age 27) 29 6 Oita Trinita
11 3MF Chitpanya Tisud (1991-02-08) 8 February 1991 (age 30) 0 0 PT Prachuap
12 3MF Kroekrit Thaweekarn (1990-11-19) 19 November 1990 (age 30) 32 7 Chonburi
13 3MF Picha Autra (1996-01-07) 7 January 1996 (age 25) 0 0 Samut Prakan City
14 3MF Sanukran Thinjom (1993-09-12) 12 September 1993 (age 27) 0 0 Muangthong United
17 3MF Tanaboon Kesarat (1993-09-21) 21 September 1993 (age 27) 43 1 BG Pathum United
18 3MF Chanathip Songkrasin (vice-captain) (1993-10-05) 5 October 1993 (age 27) 51 7 Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo
21 3MF Sivakorn Tiatrakul (1994-07-07) 7 July 1994 (age 27) 1 0 Chiangrai United
22 3MF Peeradon Chamratsamee (1992-09-15) 15 September 1992 (age 28) 2 0 Samut Prakan City

9 4FW Adisak Kraisorn (1991-02-01) 1 February 1991 (age 30) 36 16 Muangthong United
10 4FW Chananan Pombuppha (1992-03-17) 17 March 1992 (age 29) 9 0 Suphanburi

Source:[6]

Uruguay

Uruguay

Coach: Óscar Tabárez

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Fernando Muslera (1986-06-16) 16 June 1986 (age 35) 105 0 Galatasaray
12 1GK Martín Campaña (1989-05-29) 29 May 1989 (age 32) 3 0 Independiente
23 1GK Martín Silva (1983-03-25) 25 March 1983 (age 38) 11 0 Libertad

2 2DF José Giménez (1995-01-20) 20 January 1995 (age 26) 47 7 Atlético Madrid
3 2DF Diego Godín (captain) (1986-02-16) 16 February 1986 (age 35) 125 8 Atlético Madrid
4 2DF Giovanni González (1994-09-20) 20 September 1994 (age 26) 0 0 Peñarol
13 2DF Mathías Suárez (1996-06-24) 24 June 1996 (age 25) 2 0 Montpellier
19 2DF Sebastián Coates (1990-10-07) 7 October 1990 (age 30) 33 1 Sporting CP
21 2DF Marcelo Saracchi (1998-04-23) 23 April 1998 (age 23) 2 0 RB Leipzig
22 2DF Martín Cáceres (1987-04-07) 7 April 1987 (age 34) 86 4 Juventus

5 3MF Matías Vecino (1991-08-24) 24 August 1991 (age 29) 31 2 Internazionale
6 3MF Rodrigo Bentancur (1997-06-25) 25 June 1997 (age 24) 17 0 Juventus
7 3MF Nicolás Lodeiro (1989-03-21) 21 March 1989 (age 32) 54 4 Seattle Sounders
8 3MF Nahitan Nández (1995-12-28) 28 December 1995 (age 25) 20 0 Boca Juniors
10 3MF Giorgian De Arrascaeta (1994-06-01) 1 June 1994 (age 27) 18 2 Flamengo
14 3MF Lucas Torreira (1996-02-11) 11 February 1996 (age 25) 13 0 Arsenal
15 3MF Federico Valverde (1998-07-22) 22 July 1998 (age 22) 8 1 Real Madrid
16 3MF Gastón Pereiro (1995-06-11) 11 June 1995 (age 26) 5 2 PSV
17 3MF Diego Laxalt (1993-02-07) 7 February 1993 (age 28) 15 0 Milan
20 3MF Jonathan Rodríguez (1993-07-06) 6 July 1993 (age 28) 12 2 Cruz Azul

11 4FW Cristhian Stuani (1986-10-12) 12 October 1986 (age 34) 46 5 Girona
18 4FW Maxi Gómez (1996-08-14) 14 August 1996 (age 24) 9 0 Celta

Source:[7]

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan

Coach: Héctor Cúper

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Ignatiy Nesterov (vice-captain) (1983-06-20) 20 June 1983 (age 38) 106 0 Ohod
12 1GK Sanjar Quvvatov (1990-01-08) 8 January 1990 (age 31) 0 0 Pakhtakor Tashkent
21 1GK Utkir Yusupov (1991-01-04) 4 January 1991 (age 30) 1 0 Navbahor Namangan

2 2DF Akmal Shorahmedov (1986-05-10) 10 May 1986 (age 35) 33 0 AGMK
3 2DF Dostonbek Tursunov (1995-06-13) 13 June 1995 (age 26) 3 0 Renofa Yamaguchi
4 2DF Farrukh Sayfiyev (1991-01-17) 17 January 1991 (age 30) 17 0 Pakhtakor Tashkent
5 2DF Anzur Ismailov (vice-captain) (1985-04-21) 21 April 1985 (age 36) 95 3 Lokomotiv Tashkent
6 2DF Davron Hashimov (1992-11-24) 24 November 1992 (age 28) 21 0 Lokomotiv Tashkent
13 2DF Oleg Zoteev (1989-07-05) 5 July 1989 (age 32) 20 1 Lokomotiv Tashkent
15 2DF Egor Krimets (1992-01-27) 27 January 1992 (age 29) 33 2 Pakhtakor Tashkent
20 2DF Islom Tukhtakhodjaev (1989-10-30) 30 October 1989 (age 31) 62 1 Lokomotiv Tashkent

8 3MF Ikromjon Alibaev (1994-01-09) 9 January 1994 (age 27) 13 0 FC Seoul
9 3MF Odil Ahmedov (captain) (1987-11-25) 25 November 1987 (age 33) 93 17 Shanghai SIPG
11 3MF Jaloliddin Masharipov (1993-09-01) 1 September 1993 (age 27) 17 2 Pakhtakor Tashkent
16 3MF Azizbek Turgunboev (1994-10-01) 1 October 1994 (age 26) 6 0 Navbahor Namangan
18 3MF Fozil Musaev (1989-01-02) 2 January 1989 (age 32) 24 0 Júbilo Iwata
17 3MF Dostonbek Khamdamov (1996-07-24) 24 July 1996 (age 24) 11 0 Pakhtakor Tashkent
19 3MF Otabek Shukurov (1996-06-22) 22 June 1996 (age 25) 25 2 Al-Sharjah
22 3MF Javokhir Sidikov (1996-12-08) 8 December 1996 (age 24) 11 1 Kokand 1912
23 3MF Odiljon Hamrobekov (1996-02-13) 13 February 1996 (age 25) 9 0 Pakhtakor Tashkent

7 4FW Sardor Rashidov (1991-06-14) 14 June 1991 (age 30) 47 13 Nacional
10 4FW Marat Bikmaev (1986-01-01) 1 January 1986 (age 35) 54 9 Pakhtakor Tashkent
14 4FW Eldor Shomurodov (1995-06-29) 29 June 1995 (age 26) 32 10 Rostov

Source:

Matches


All times are local, CST (UTC+8).

Bracket

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
21 March - Nanning
 
 
 China PR0
 
25 March - Nanning
 
 Thailand1
 
 Thailand0
 
22 March - Nanning
 
 Uruguay4
 
 Uzbekistan0
 
 
 Uruguay3
 
Third-place playoff
 
 
25 March - Nanning
 
 
 China PR0
 
 
 Uzbekistan1

Semi-finals

China PR 0–1 Thailand
Report
Referee: Salman Ahmad Falahi (Qatar)
Uzbekistan 0–3 Uruguay
Report

Third-place playoff

China PR 0–1 Uzbekistan
Report
Attendance: 10,391
Referee: Mohammed Al-Shammari (Qatar)

Final

Thailand 0–4 Uruguay
Report

Goalscorers


There were 9 goals scored in 4 matches, for an average of 2.25 goals per match.

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Notes


    References