FIFA Stay and Play Cup results: FC Copenhagen’s Mohamed Daramy wins title with dramatic golden goal


EA Sports’s FIFA Stay and Play Cup did not disappoint as pros from around the world battled in a “FIFA 20” tournament over the weekend. The competition was a single-elimination tournament featuring 20 pros and big-name players like Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold and Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior. But it was the lesser-known talents that made the biggest impact in the cup. 

The final four featured two semifinalists each from Denmark and Sweden. Here’s how it played out:

Participants

  • Chelsea’s Cesar Azpilicueta 
  • Tottenham’s Serge Aurier
  • PSG’s Juan Bernat
  • AS Roma’s Justin Kluivert
  • Atletico Madrid’s Joao Felix
  • AIK’s Nabil Bahoui
  • FC Copenhagen’s Mohamed Daramy
  • Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold
  • Lyon’s Bruno 
  • Borussia Dortmund’s Achraf Hakimi
  • Valencia’s Manu Vallejo
  • Ajax’s Sergino Dest
  • Djurgardens Jesper Karlstrom
  • Brondby’s Jesper Lindstrom
  • Manchester City’s Phil Foden
  • Marseille’s Saif-Eddine Khaoui
  • Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior
  • Porto’s Fabio Silva
  • PSV’s Mohamed Ihattaren
  • Helsini’s Nikolai Alho

Rules

  • Head-to-head play only
  • Single elimination
  • All teams must use squads rated at least 85
  • Extra time and penalties possible

Round 1

  • Lindstrom 8, Khaoui 2
  • Karlstrom 5, Vallejo 2
  • Bahoui 4, Ihattaren 2
  • Daramy 3, Alho 0

Round of 16

  • Lindstrom 2, Azpilicueta 0
  • Kluivert 2, Bernat 0
  • Karlstrom 2, Hakimi 1
  • Alexander-Arnold 4, Vinicius Jr. 1
  • Bahoui 2, Foden 1
  • Guimaraes 6, Joao Felix 2
  • Daramy 7, Dest 2
  • Fabio Silva 2, Aurier 1

Quarterfinals

  • Lindstrom 5, Kluivert 2
  • Karlstrom 3, Alexander-Arnold 2
  • Bahoui 4, Guimaraes 0
  • Daramy 3, Fabio Silva 1

Semifinals

  • Karlstrom 2, Lindstrom 1
  • Daramy 3, Bahoui 2

Final

The final saw Daramy take home the title with a 2-1 win over Karlstrom, scoring a golden goal to secure the crown with a dramatic far-post finish. He also won the semifinal round with a golden goal. 

Here’s the moment he took home the title along with his celebration:

EA Sports ran the tournament as a way to raise money for Global Giving’s Coronavirus Relief Fund. EA Sports donated $1 million.





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