• Tuesday Feb 26, 2013

    Under-20 Preview: Quarterfinals

    2013 CONCACAF UNDER-20 CHAMPIONSHIP

    Puebla, Mexico
    February 18 - March 3, 2013

    FEBRUARY 26, 2013 - PREVIEW
    Estadio Universitario BUAP

    QUARTERFINAL #1
    United States v Canada, 6:00 p.m. ET

    U.S. leads series: 4 wins, 2 draws, 2 losses (17 GF, 12 GA)

    Last CONCACAF Under-20 Championship (CU20) meeting: March 15, 2009 - United States 2, Canada 3

    United States Quick Facts
    •  Group A record: 2 wins, 0 draws, 0 losses (3 GF, 1 GA)
    •  U.S. goalscorers: Daniel Cuevas 1 (1 v Haiti), Luis Gil 1 (1 pen v Haiti), Jose Villarreal 1 (1 v Costa Rica)
    •  21st appearance in CU20 final round
    •  Eliminated from contention by Guatemala, 2-1, in 2011 quarterfinals
    •  Qualified as an automatic North American entrant
    •  Appeared for 12 FIFA U-20 World Cups
    •  4 wins, 0 draws, 1 loss (10 GF, 3 GA) in last 5 CU20 final round games
    •  Never won the CONCACAF Under-20 title

    Canada Quick Facts
    •  Group B record: 1 win, 0 draws, 1 loss (6 GF, 3 GA)
    •  Canada goalscorers: Caleb Clarke 2 (2 v Nicaragua), Mauro Eustaquio 1 (1 pen v Nicaragua), Ben McKendry 1 (1 v Nicaragua), Samuel Piette 1 (1 v Nicaragua), Stefan Vuckovic 1 (1 v Cuba)
    •  20th appearance in CU20 final round
    •  Eliminated from contention by Mexico, 3-0, in 2011 quarterfinals
    •  Qualified as an automatic North American entrant
    •  Appeared in 8 FIFA U-20 World Cups
    •  2 wins, 0 draws, 3 losses (9 GF, 10 GA) in last 5 CU20 final round games
    •  Won the CONCACAF Under-20 titles (1986, 1996)

     

    QUARTERFINAL #2
    Cuba v Costa Rica, 9:00 p.m. ET

    Costa Rica leads series: 3 wins, 0 draws, 0 losses (13 GF, 3 GA)…meeting in CU20 quarterfinals for second consecutive tournament

    Last CU20 meeting: April 5, 2011 - Costa Rica 6, Cuba 1 (Quarterfinals)

    Cuba Quick Facts
    • Group B record: 2 wins, 0 draws, 0 losses (5 GF, 1 GA)
    • Cuba goalscorers: Maykel Reyes 3 (2 v Canada, 1 v Nicaragua), Adrian Arturo Diz Pe 1 (1 v Nicaragua), Daniel Luis Saez 1 (1 v Nicaragua)
    • 11th appearance in CU20 final round
    • 4 wins, 2 draws, 0 losses (14 GF, 2 GA) in 6 Caribbean qualifying matches, conceded 1 goal or less in all 6 outings.
    • Aricheel Hernandez and Maykel Reyes were team's top scorers in qualifying with 3 goals each
    • 3 wins, 1 draw, 1 loss (6 GF, 4 GA) in last 5 CU20 final round games

    Costa Rica Quick Facts
    • Group A record: 1 win, 0 draws, 1 loss (1 GF, 1 GA)
    • Costa Rica goalscorers: John Jairo Ruiz 1 (1 v Haiti)
    • 18th appearance in CU20 final round…lost to Mexico (3-1) in 2011 championship game
    • 1 win, 1 draw, 0 losses in 2 Central American qualifying matches
    • Jose Eduardo Sossa was team's top scorer in qualifying with 2 goals
    • Appeared for 8 FIFA U-20 World Cups
    • 3 wins, 0 draws, 2 losses (10 GF, 6 GA) in last 5 CU20 final round games
    • Won 2 CONCACAF Under-20 titles (1988, 2009)

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