• Sunday Jan 27, 2013

    Copa Centroamericana - Day Five Preview

    2013 UNCAF Copa Centroamericana

    San Jose, Costa Rica - Estadio Nacional
    January 18-27, 2013

    JANUARY 27, 2013 - PREVIEW
    (all statistics are from Copa Centroamericana only)

    El Salvador v Belize, 3:30 p.m. ET
    El Salvador leads series: 4 wins, 0 draws, 0 losses (14 GF, 4 GA)

    Quick Facts
    • Last Copa Centroamericana (CC) meeting: January 16, 2011 (First Round)…5-2 win for El Salvador…Rafael Burgos scored twice in a winning effort
    • El Salvador has qualified for the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup (will be its 8th appearance)
    • El Salvador is winless in 6-consecutive CC games (0 wins, 3 draws, 3 losses), scored only 1 goal over that stretch (Rafael Burgos in draw v Honduras (Jan. 18, 2013)
    • El Salvador has conceded 3 goals in its last 4 CC games
    • El Salvador has finished in third place on four occasions (1995, 1997, 2001, 2003)
    • Belize has qualified for the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup (will be its 1st appearance)
    • Belize has 1 win in 24 all-time CC games (1 win, 5, draws, 18 losses)
    • Deon McCauley is Belize's all-time leading CC scorer with 3 goals…he is also the top scorer in 2014 CONCACAF World Cup with 11 goals


    Costa Rica v Honduras, 6:00 p.m. ET
    The series is even: 4 wins, 3 draws, 4 losses…Costa Rica: 15 GF, 11 GA; Honduras: 11 GF, 15 GA

    Quick Facts
    • Last CC meeting: January 23, 2011 (Final)…2-1 win for Honduras…Walter Martinez and Emil Martinez scored for Honduras, Marcos Ureña netted for Costa Rica
    • Honduras has qualified for the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup (will be its 11th appearance)
    • Honduras is unbeaten in last 8 CC games, and 13 of last 14
    • Honduras has conceded 1 goal or less in last 14 CC games
    • Honduras has 2 wins, 1 draw, 0 losses in CC championship games
    • Honduras has 1 win, 1 draw, 0 losses in CC championship games v Costa Rica
    • Honduras has won the CC three times (1993, 1995, 2011)
    • Costa Rica has qualified for the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup (will be its 11th appearance)
    • Costa Rica is appearing in its 5th straight CC final (0 wins, 3 draws, 1 loss)…captured two titles on penalty kicks
    • Costa Rica is unbeaten in 24 of last 26 CC games, conceding 1 goal or less in 25 of those outings
    • Costa Rica has conceded 1 goal in last 4 CC games
    • Costa Rica has won a record 6 CC titles (1991, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007)

    For more information, click here.

  • Champions League

    Related News


Grenada targets Gold Cup return

Of the 24 teams to have participated in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, only seven came from the Caribbean.

Elite Referees Course - Gold Cup 2015

Grenada, T&T battle to 2-2 draw in friendly

Marcus Joseph scored late to give Trinidad & Tobago a 2-2 draw with host Grenada in an international friendly on Saturday at the Grenada Athletics Stadium.

Guyana has eye on Gold Cup

With the aim of qualifying for the CONCACAF Gold Cup for the first time, Guyana trained Friday with nearly a full squad for its CFU Men’s Caribbean Cup, first-round clash on March 22 against visiting Group 5 rival Anguilla.

Grenada primed for T&T test

Grenada hosts Trinidad & Tobago on Saturday in a friendly hoping that the occasion provides a springboard for success ahead of the opening round of qualifying in the CFU Caribbean Cup.