2018 EMU Championships

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2018 EMU Championships
Tournament details
Host country Mercury Mercury
Dates 7 – 21 Jul 2018
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Mercury Mercury (2nd title)
Runners-up Caputia Caputia
Third place Hoenn Hoenn
Fourth place Passas Passas
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 34 (2.13 per match)
Top scorer(s) Hoenn Sato Naoki
2016
2020

The 2018 EMU Championships, commonly referred to as EMU 2018, was the eighth tournament of the EMU Championships, and was held in Mercury between 7 July and 21 July 2018. The eight competing national teams all qualified successfully to be involved. The tournament's matches were played in seven stadiums in six different cities around Mercury.

The tournament was won by hosts Mercury, for their second title, who beat Caputia in the final in Mercury.

Hosting

Mercury was chosen as the host of the tournament after submitting one of two applications. The FMF Executives agreed that the Mercurian bid was more suited for hosting than the other applicant's and it was announced that the host's national team would receive an automatic berth in the tournament, as well as the winners of the previous tournament.

Bids

Stadiums

Qualification

List of qualified teams

Squads

Teams were required to name a twenty-man squad for the tournament, with two goalkeepers, numbered 1 to 20.

Group stage

The group draw was made by FMF President Craitman H. Pellegrino and Vice-President Joe Foxon.

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
Mercury Mercury 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 9 Advances to semi-finals
Hoenn Hoenn 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
Nova English Korea Nova English Korea 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 3
New Vaduz New Vaduz 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5 0


7 July 2018
Mercury Mercury 3 – 0 New Vaduz New Vaduz
J. Bishop Goal 71'
Partridge Goal 76'84'


7 July 2018
Hoenn Hoenn 2 – 0 Nova English Korea Nova English Korea
Sato Goal 23'
Ochi Goal 68'


10 July 2018
Nova English Korea Nova English Korea 1 – 0 New Vaduz New Vaduz
Jung H.M. Goal 58'


10 July 2018
Hoenn Hoenn 1 – 2 Mercury Mercury
Sato Goal 9' (pen.) Foxon Goal 70'
Partridge Goal 79'


13 July 2018
Mercury Mercury 2 – 1 Nova English Korea Nova English Korea
Rydberg Goal 29'
Foxon Goal 87'
Seol T.K. Goal 41'


13 July 2018
New Vaduz New Vaduz 0 – 1 Hoenn Hoenn
Sato Goal 53'

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
Caputia Caputia 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 6 Advances to semi-finals
Passas Passas 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
Nova England Nova England 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
Talenore Talenore 3 0 1 2 1 4 −3 1


7 July 2018
Caputia Caputia 1 – 0 Talenore Talenore
Miller Goal 41' (pen.)


7 July 2018
Nova England Nova England 1 – 1 Passas Passas
Young Goal 79' Danelon Goal 33'


10 July 2018
Talenore Talenore 1 – 1 Passas Passas
Ghanbarzadeh Goal 44' Dąbrowski Goal 20'


10 July 2018
Caputia Caputia 2 – 0 Nova England Nova England
Álexis Goal 52'
Harfield Goal 90' (o.g.)


13 July 2018
Nova England Nova England 2 – 0 Talenore Talenore
Gimbel Goal 18'
Savoy Goal 37'


13 July 2018
Passas Passas 1 – 0 Caputia Caputia
Dąbrowski Goal 80'

Knock-out stages

Semi-finals

17 July 2018
Mercury Mercury 2 – 1
(a.e.t.)
Passas Passas
Rydberg Goal 74'
Laurie Goal 111'
O'Malley Goal 23'

17 July 2018
Caputia Caputia 2 – 1 Hoenn Hoenn
Miller Goal 30'69' Higashi Goal 86'

Third-place play-off

21 July 2018
Passas Passas 0 – 2 Hoenn Hoenn
Ri Goal 65'
Sato Goal 79'

Final

21 July 2018
Mercury Mercury 2 – 1 Caputia Caputia
Foxon Goal 17'
Fizeau-Blake Goal 21'
Adamson Goal 48'


2018 EMU Championships
Winners
Mercury
Mercury
Second title

Goalscorers

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Own goals

See also