1985 Ciudad de México Cup Tournament

The Ciudad de México Cup Tournament was a minor international football competition, which took place in the summer of 1985 in Mexico City.

Host nation Mexico, England and Italy participated in the tournament, and matches took place at the Estadio Azteca, home of Mexican team Club América. The three-nation mini-tournament was arranged as a preparatory exercise for Mexico just before the 1986 FIFA World Cup final tournament began.

The final game of this tournament was also the first game of the 1985 Azteca 2000 Tournament


June 2, 1985
Mexico  11  Italy

June 6, 1985
Italy  21  England

June 9, 1985
Mexico  10  England


Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Italy 211032+13
2 Mexico 211021+13
3 England 200213-20

Mexico won the tournament, despite coming second, having concedeed fewer goals than Italy.[1]


  1. Mario Corte (2003). GOAL! (in Italian). Lapis.

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