Under-20 Preview: Day Three
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2013 CONCACAF UNDER-20 CHAMPIONSHIP

Puebla, Mexico
February 18 - March 3, 2013

FEBRUARY 20, 2013 - PREVIEW
Estadio Universitario BUAP

GROUP A
Costa Rica v Haiti, 6:30 p.m. ET

Costa Rica leads series: 4 wins, 0 draws, 0 losses (18 GF, 3 GA)

Last CONCACAF Under-20 Championship (CU20) meeting: August 24, 1984 - Costa Rica 4, Haiti 2

Costa Rica Quick Facts
•  18th appearance in CU20 final round…defeated in 2011 championship by Mexico (3-1)
•  1 win, 1 draw, 0 losses in 2 Central American qualifying matches
•  Appeared for 8 FIFA U-20 World Cups
•  4 wins, 0 draws, 1 loss (15 GF, 5 GA) in last 5 CU20 final round games
•  Won 2 CONCACAF Under-20 titles (1988, 2009)

Haiti Quick Facts
•  Lost Group A opener to the United States (2-1) on Monday…Haiti Gol: Maurice Jean-Dany (49')
•  4 wins, 2 draws and 0 losses (10 GF, 2 GA) in 6 Caribbean qualifying matches, scoring two or more goals in four of six outings
•  Chery Johnley was team's top scorer in qualifying with 3 goals
•  2 wins, 0 draws, 3 losses (8 GF, 10 GA) in last 5 CU20 final round games…last win came against Guatemala (2-0) in 2007

GROUP B
Nicaragua v Cuba, 9:00 p.m. ET
First-ever CONCACAF Under-20 Championship meeting

Nicaragua Quick Facts
•  7th appearance in CU20 final round, first since 1996
•  1 win, 0 draws, 1 losses (3 GF, 3 GA) in 2 Central American qualifying matches
•  Carlos Chavarria was team's top scorer in qualifying with 3 goals
•  0 wins, 0 draws, 5 losses (2 GF, 22 GA) in last 5 CU20 final round games

Cuba Quick Facts
•  Defeated Canada 2-1 in Group B opener on Monday…Cuba Goals: Maykel Reyes (69', 78')
•  Appearing CU20 final round for the 11th time
•  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
•  2 wins, 1 draw, 2 losses (4 GF, 10 GA) in last 5 CU20 final round games

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