2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship

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2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship
Premundial CONCACAF Sub-20 2013 (Spanish)
2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship logo.png
2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship official logo
Tournament details
Host country Mexico
City Puebla, Puebla
Dates (2013-02-18) (2013-03-03)February 18 – March 3, 2013
(13 days)[1]
Teams 12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Mexico (12th title)
Runners-up  United States
Third place  El Salvador
Fourth place  Cuba
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 65 (3.25 per match)
Top scorer(s) Panama Amet Ramírez
(4 goals)
Best player Mexico Antonio Briseño
2011
2015

The 2013 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship was an association football tournament that took place between February 18 and March 3, 2013. The CONCACAF U-20 Championship determined the four CONCACAF teams that would participate at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Qualified teams[edit]

Four teams qualified through the Central American qualifying tournament and five qualified through the Caribbean qualifying tournament.

Team Qualification Appearances Previous best performances World Cup
Participations
North American zone
 Canada Automatic 20th Champion (1986, 1996) 8
 Mexico (TH) Host 23rd Champion (1962, 1970, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1984, 1990, 1992, 2011) 12
 United States Automatic 21st Runner-Up (1980, 1982, 1986, 1992, 2009) 12
Central American zone qualified through the Central America qualifying
 Costa Rica Group A Winner 18th Champion (1988, 2009) 8
 El Salvador Group B Winner 14th Champion (1964)
 Nicaragua Group A Runner-Up 8th Second Round (1976)
 Panama Group B Runner-Up 8th Fourth Place (2011) 4
Caribbean zone qualified through the Caribbean qualifying
 Haiti Group A Winner 6th Second round (1978)
 Jamaica Group B Winner 18th Third Place (1970) 1
 Puerto Rico Group A Runner-Up 7th First Round (1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984)
 Cuba Group B Runner-Up 11th Runner-Up (1970, 1974)
 Curaçao Best Third Place Finish 12th Third Place (1962)

Note: no titles or runners-up between 1998 and 2007.
Bold indicates that the corresponding team was hosting the event.

Venues[edit]

Puebla, Puebla
Estadio Cuauhtemoc Estadio Olímpico de C.U.
Estadio Cuauhtémoc, Puebla.jpg
Capacity: 49,000 Capacity: 20,700
19°04′41″N 98°09′52″W / 19.078056°N 98.164444°W / 19.078056; -98.164444 (Estadio Cuauhtemoc) 18°59′50″N 98°11′51″W / 18.997222°N 98.1975°W / 18.997222; -98.1975 (Estadio Olímpico de C.U.)

Squads[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

The draw for the group stage was made on 21 November 2012. All times listed are local time, (UTC-06:00)

Key to colours in group tables
Top 2 teams in each group advanced to the quarterfinals
Tie-breaking criteria

At the end of group play, if two or more teams are equal on points (including ties among third place teams), the manner in which teams will advance to the next round will be resolved as follows and in the order indicated:

  1. Greater number of Points in matches between the tied teams.
  2. Greater Goal Difference in matches between the tied teams (if more than two teams finish equal on points).
  3. Greater number of goals scored in matches among the tied teams (if more than two teams finish equal on points).
  4. Greater Goal difference in all group matches.
  5. Greater number of goals scored in all group matches.
  6. Drawing of lots.

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 2 2 0 0 3 1 +2 6
 Costa Rica 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 3
 Haiti 2 0 0 2 1 3 −2 0
18 February 2013 (2013-02-18)
17:30
Haiti  1–2  United States
Jean-Dany Goal 49' Report Gil Goal 3' (pen.)
Cuevas Goal 26'

20 February 2013 (2013-02-20)
17:30
Costa Rica  1–0  Haiti
Ruíz Goal 22' Report

22 February 2013 (2013-02-22)
17:30
United States  1–0  Costa Rica
Villarreal Goal 63' Report

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Cuba 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4 6
 Canada 2 1 0 1 6 3 +3 3
 Nicaragua 2 0 0 2 1 8 −7 0
18 February 2013 (2013-02-18)
20:00
Cuba  2–1  Canada
Reyes Goal 69'78' Report Vukovic Goal 90'

20 February 2013 (2013-02-20)
20:00
Nicaragua  0–3  Cuba
Report Diz Goal 28'
Luis Goal 47'
Reyes Goal 64'

22 February 2013 (2013-02-22)
20:00
Canada  5–1  Nicaragua
Piette Goal 6'
Clarke Goal 28'53'
Eustaquio Goal 38' (pen.)
McKendry Goal 63'
Report Pavón Goal 45' (pen.)

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Panama 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8 6
 Jamaica 2 1 0 1 4 5 −1 3
 Puerto Rico 2 0 0 2 1 8 −7 0
19 February 2013 (2013-02-19)
17:30
Puerto Rico  1–4  Jamaica
Strain Goal 22' Report Holness Goal 8'
Lowe Goal 60'
Anderson Goal 69, 82'

21 February 2013 (2013-02-21)
17:30
Panama  4–0  Puerto Rico
Ramírez Goal 10'87'
Chen Goal 84'
González Goal 90+2'
Report
Estadio Cuauhtemoc, Puebla, Puebla
Attendance: 4,635
Referee: Dave Gantar (Canada)

23 February 2013 (2013-02-23)
15:30
Jamaica  0–4  Panama
Report Ramírez Goal 45'57'
Piggott Goal 79'
Jiménez Goal 84'

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mexico 2 2 0 0 6 0 +6 6
 El Salvador 2 1 0 1 2 4 −2 3
 Curaçao 2 0 0 2 1 5 −4 0
19 February 2013 (2013-02-19)
20:00
Mexico  3–0  Curaçao
Corona Goal 21'33'
Bueno Goal 35'
Report
Estadio Cuauhtemoc, Puebla, Puebla
Attendance: 34,236
Referee: Dave Gantar (Canada)

21 February 2013 (2013-02-21)
20:00
El Salvador  2–1  Curaçao
Ayala Goal 25'
Mejía Goal 65'
Report Merencia Goal 76'

23 February 2013 (2013-02-23)
18:00
Mexico  3–0  El Salvador
Escoboza Goal 15'
Gómez Goal 53'
Ayala Goal 87' (o.g.)
Report

Knockout Phase[edit]

Quarter-final Semi-final Final
                   
26 February        
  United States  4
1 March
  Canada  2  
  United States  2
26 February
      Cuba  0  
  Cuba  2
3 March
  Costa Rica  1  
  United States  1
27 February    
    Mexico (aet)  3
  Panama  1
1 March
  El Salvador  3  
  El Salvador  0 Third place
27 February
      Mexico  2   3 March
  Mexico  4
  Cuba  0
  Jamaica  0  
  El Salvador  1
 

Quarter-finals[edit]

26 February 2013 (2013-02-26)
17:00
United States  4–2  Canada
Gil Goal 29'
Villarreal Goal 40'54'
Trapp Goal 45+1'
Report Carreiro Goal 23'
Piette Goal 64'

26 February 2013 (2013-02-26)
20:00
Cuba  2–1  Costa Rica
Hernandez Goal 13'80' Report Ramirez Goal 40'

27 February 2013 (2013-02-27)
17:00
Panama  1–3  El Salvador
Jiménez Goal 33' Report Henríquez Goal 55'90+3'
Peña Goal 80'

27 February 2013 (2013-02-27)
20:00
Mexico  4–0  Jamaica
Zamorano Goal 12'
Bueno Goal 43'
Flores Goal 67'
Escoboza Goal 75'
Report

Semi-finals[edit]

1 March 2013 (2013-03-01)
17:00
United States  2–0  Cuba
Rodriguez Goal 7'
Cuevas Goal 10'
Report

1 March 2013 (2013-03-01)
20:00
El Salvador  0–2  Mexico
Report Briseño Goal 76'84'

Third place playoff[edit]

3 March 2013 (2013-03-03)
15:00
Cuba  0–1  El Salvador
Report González Goal 90+1'

Final[edit]

3 March 2013 (2013-03-03)
18:00
United States  1–3 (a.e.t.)  Mexico
Joya Goal 10' (pen.) Report Corona Goal 4'
Gómez Goal 100'
Espericueta Goal 113' (pen.)

Player Awards[edit]

Top Goalscorer
  • Panama Amet Ramirez (FW)
Most Valuable Player of the tournament
Golden Glove
Team of the tournament
Goalkeeper Defenders Midfielders Forwards
  • El Salvador Jairo Henriquez (RM)
  • United States Luis Gil (LM)
  • Mexico Jose Carlos Van Rankin (CM)
  • United States William Trapp (CM)

Source:[3]

Goalscorers[edit]

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

Countries to participate in 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup[edit]

The four semi-finalist teams qualified for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U-20 finals set for Mexico, U-17s to Panama". CONCACAF.com. 10 April 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "U-20 semifinals moved to Cuauhtemoc". CONCACAF.com. 2013-02-28. Retrieved 2013-03-01. 
  3. ^ a b "U-20 Championship Best Eleven revealed". CONCACAF.com. 4 March 2013. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 

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