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

Puebla, Mexico
February 18 - March 3, 2013

FEBRUARY 19, 2013 - PREVIEW
Estadio Cuauhtemoc

GROUP C
Puerto Rico v Jamaica, 6:30 p.m. ET
Jamaica leads series: 1 win, 0 draw, 0 loss (6 GF, 0 GA)

Last CONCACAF Under-20 Championship final round (CU20) meeting: August 22, 1982 - Jamaica 6, Puerto Rico 0

Puerto Rico Quick Facts
•  6th appearance in CU20 final round…1st since 1984
•  3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss (7 GF, 4 GA) in 6 Caribbean qualifying matches, posted shutouts in opening three outings
•  Reid Strain was team's top scorer in qualifying with 3 goals
•  0 wins, 0 draws, 5 losses (0 GF, 24 GA) in last 5 CU20 final round games…only CU20 final round win came against Barbados (2-0) on September 21, 1976.

Jamaica Quick Facts
•  18th appearance in CU20 final round
•  2 wins, 1 draw, 0 losses (4 GF, 0 GA) in 3 Caribbean qualifying matches
•  Appeared in one FIFA U-20 World Cup (2001)
•  1 win, 0 draws, 4 losses (3 GF, 12 GA) in last 5 CU20 final round games, conceded 2 or more goals in 4 of those outings

 

GROUP D
Mexico v Curacao, 9:00 p.m. ET
Mexico leads series: 4 wins, 1 draw, 1 loss (22 GF, 2 GA)

Last CONCACAF Under-20 Championship (CU20) meeting: April 14, 1996 - Mexico 4, Curacao 0

Mexico Quick Facts
•  23rd appearance in CU final round…defeated Costa Rica 3-1 in the final of the 2011 tournament in Guatemala City
•  Qualified as host and as an automatic North American entrant
•  Won 11 CONCACAF Under-20 titles and is the defending champion
•  Appeared in 12 FIFA U-20 World Cups
•  5 wins, 0 draws, 0 losses (18 GF, 2 GA) in last 5 CU20 final round games

Curacao Quick Facts
•  12th appearance in CU20 final round; first since 1996
•  3 wins, 1 draw, 2 losses (14 GF, 9 GA) in 6 Caribbean qualifying matches
•  Last CU20 final round win came on August 9, 1980, against Barbados (3-1)
•  0 wins, 2 draws, 3 losses (1 GF, 10 GA) in last 5 CU20 final round games

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