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HONDURAS vs. PANAMA, 5 p.m. (local), 7 p.m. (ET)
In six previous CONCACAF Under-20 Championship meetings (finals and qualifying), Honduras is unbeaten against Panama (5-1-0, 16 goals for, 6 goals against).They last met in a two-leg Central American Zone qualifying playoff in 2008...Honduras won both games (5-2, 2-1).
Fast Facts - Honduras
·Won Group A with a 2-0-0 record (5 goals for, 2 goals against), defeating Jamaica (2-1) and Guatemala (3-1).
·Alexander Lopez scored in both wins and is the team's leading scorer at the finals with two goals.
·Ever Alvarado, Antony Lozano and Nestor Martinez have scored one goal each.
·Is 9-3-0 in its last 12 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship games (qualifying and finals), including five straight wins.
·Has scored three or more goals in three of its last four CONCACAF Under-20 Championship games (qualifying and finals).
·Has conceded one goal or less in eight straight CONCACAF Under-20 Championship games (qualifying and finals).
·16th appearance at the finals of a CONCACAF Under-20 Championship…won the title on two occasions (1982, 1994).
·Has appeared in five FIFA U-20 World Cups (1976, 1994, 1998, 2005, 2009).
·Qualified for the 2011 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship with a 2-0-0 record in Central American qualifying (defeating El Salvador and Belize, 4-0 and 3-0, respectively).
Facts - Panama
·Advanced to the quarterfinals by finishing as runner-up to the USA in Group B.
·Defeated Suriname 3-0 in its tournament opener (Cecilio Waterman scored all three goals), before dropping a 2-0 decision to the USA in its second group game.
·Cecilio Waterman is the team's leading scorer at the finals with three goals.
·Had won three-straight 2011 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship games (including qualifying) before loss to the USA (had scored 5 goals and conceded none up prior to that game).
·Went 2-0-0 in Central American qualifying (defeated Costa Rica and Nicaragua by the same 1-0 scores).
·Waterman scored both goals in Central American qualifying.
·7th appearance at the finals of a CONCACAF Under-20 Championship (did not qualify for the 2009 finals)…won a final round group in 2002
·Has appeared in three FIFA U-20 World Cups (2002, 2005, 2007).
USA vs. GUATEMALA, 8 p.m. (local), 10 p.m. (ET)
In nine previous meetings at the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship, the USA holds the head-to-head advantage over Guatemala with a 7-1-1 record (19 goals for, 7 goals against).
In 1982, these two teams met at the Estadio Mateo Flores, with the Americans - including current assistant coach Tab Ramos - earning a 3-1 victory.
They last squared off in this competition on January 19, 2007, in a game that ended in a 0-0 tie.
Fast Facts - USA
·Won Group B with a 2-0-0 record (6 goals for, 0 goals against), defeating Suriname (4-0) and Panama (2-0).
·With three goals, Kelyn Rowe is the team's leading scorer at the finals (he scored both goals in the 2-0 win over Panama).
·Conor Doyle, Joe Gyau and Bobby Wood have scored one goal each.
·Is 9-3-1 in its last 13 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship games (30 goals for, 5 goals against)…posting shutouts in 10 of those outings.
·20th appearance at the finals of a CONCACAF Under-20 Championship…has never won the title, but finished as runner-up on four occasions.
·Has appeared in 12 FIFA U-20 World Cups.
Fast Facts - Guatemala
·Advanced to the quarterfinals by finishing as runner-up to the Honduras in Group A.
·Defeated Jamaica 2-0 in its tournament opener (a Jhamie Hyde own goal in the 8th minute and a Gerson Lima strike in the 35th accounted for all the scoring)...dropped a 3-1 decision to Honduras in the second group game (Gerson Lima scored in the 38th minute).
·With two goals, Gerson Lima is the team's top scorer at the finals.
·Is 2-3-3 in its last 8 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship games (finals and qualifying)…has conceded two or more goals in three of the last six.
·16th appearance at the finals of a CONCACAF Under-20 Championship…has never won the title.
·Is hosting all or part of the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship for the 6th time and first in 13 years.
·Has never qualified for a FIFA U-20 World Cup.