MANAGUA, Nicaragua. Group A of the U17 Women's Championship of Concacaf resumes this Saturday at the Estadio Nacional in Managua when Mexico faces Puerto Rico and the host team Nicaragua does it against Haiti.
Mexico defeated Nicaragua eight goals to zero in the first game with a great performance by forward Alison Gonzalez who gave five assists and scored two goals. Haiti meanwhile, beat Puerto Rico four goals to zero with a hat-trick from Flero Surpris.
Concacaf summarizes the data of the third date of the U17 Women's Championship.
Saturday, April 21, Estadio Nacional
MEX vs. PUR 7:30 p.m. ET
It will be the 2nd showdown between MEX and PUR at CONCACAF U-17.
They played in Group B in Trinidad and Tobago 2008, MEX won 4-0 (7/19/2008).
PUR will play its 5th match while for MEX it will be its 27th. MEX has played 26 games: W-14 -D-4 L-8 (GF- 65 GA-20).
MEX will play its 10th game against the Caribbean rivals and has never lost (W- 7 D-2).
The 7 victories of MEX against Caribbean rivals were without receiving any goals.
MEX scored goals in the last 4 matches. It scored 12 goals in the last 3 and did not score in 3 of the last 4 games.
PUR has a record of G-4 W-1 L-3 GF-3 GA-12. It has no draws and its only victory was against JAM (1-2) in 2008.
PUR lost the 2 games against North American rivals. Scores: 3-0 v CAN and 4-0 v MEX (both in 2018).
MEX played 2 games against the Caribbean teams in the 2016 edition. Victories 1-0 with JAM and 3-0 with HAI.
MEX beat 8-0 Nicaragua in the Group A opening game
PUR lost in its debut in Group A 1-4 against HAI. The Puerto Ricans only made 4 shots against 17 of the rival.
Isabel Cacho (PUR), scored the goal against HAI on Thursday, she scored 6 goals in the last 5 matches (5 goals at the Caribbean qualifiers 2017 and 1 at the Concacaf U-17).
Gabrielle Cimino assisted Cacho's goal in the Group A debut. She scored a goal against CUB in the Caribbean qualifiers.
Lilliana Graves, defender (PUR), was the player with more balls recoveries (5) on the match between PUR-HAI
Alison Gonzalez Esquivel (MEX) was one of the stars vs. NCA She scored 2 goals and gave 5 assists. She also made the most shots (7) and was the player with more passes in the game (35).
Nayeli Diaz and Natalia Mauleón (MEX) scored a brace in the 8-0 win over NCA.
Aylin Avilez (MEX), who replaced Natalia Mauleon in the second half, scored a goal and gave an assist to Reyna Reyes.
Cristina Roque goalkeeper (PUR), despite conceding 4 goals against HAI, made 7 saves in the game.
Saturday, April 21 Estadio Nacional
(10 PM ET) NCA vs HAI
It will be the 1st match between NCA and HAI at the CUW17 Concacaf.
For NCA it will be the 2nd match in the competition while for HAI it will be the 13th game. Record in the tournament: GP- 12 W- 4 D- 1- L-7 GF-25 GA- 28
NCA, which comes from losing in its debut 0-8 against MEX, will play its first game against a Caribbean rival.
HAI beat (1-4) PUR. They scored 6 goals in the last 2 matches at CUW17, and scored in the last 5 consecutive games (GF- 9).
The last time HAI did not receive any goals in the Women's Under-17 (after 12 games) was in the historic 13-0 win over Granada in 2016.
HAI failed to score any goals in half time (6 of 12 Matches).
HAI played 3 games against teams from Central America (2010 vs. CRC, 2013 vs. SLV and 2016 vs. GUA). Victory against GUA (3-2), lost the other 2 (without scoring).
Flero Surpris (HAI) was the great figure in the debut against PUR, converting a hat-trick and making 8 shots (3 goals, 4 at the goal and 1 deflected).
Melchie Daelle Dumonay and Flero Surpris scored 5 goals in the last 6 matches (including the Caribbean 2017 qualifiers, and the friendly against the USA and the Concacaf U17 championship).
Defender Alisson Talavara (NCA) was the player that recovered the most balls in the defeat against MEX. Heizell Martínez (NCA) was the player who made the most passes (23), followed by Natalie Orellana (18).
Edy Pérez and Alexa Medrano were the only NCA players to finish off against MEX (1 shot each).
NCA goalkeeper Valeria Roblero made 7 saves of 25 shots from MEX.
Dougenie Joseph (HAI) was the player with the most passes in the match against PUR (41). Betina Petit Frere and Estericove Joseph followed with 39 p