Uruguay national under-20 football team

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Uruguay under-20
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Charrúas
La Celeste Olímpica (The Olympic Sky Blue)
La Celeste (The Sky Blue)
Association Asociación Uruguaya
de Fútbol
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Juan Verzeri
Captain Emiliano Velázquez
Home stadium Estadio Centenario de Montevideo
FIFA code URU
First colours
Second colours
South American Youth Football Championship
Appearances 24 (First in 1954)
Best result Winners, 1954, 1958, 1964, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981

Uruguay national under-20 football team represents Uruguay in international football competitions such as FIFA U-20 World Cup and the South American Youth Football Championship.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup Record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Tunisia 1977 Fourth Place 4th 5 3 1 1 6 5
Japan 1979 Third Place 3rd 6 4 1 1 10 3
Australia 1981 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 3 0 1 6 2
Mexico 1983 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 2 1 1 7 5
Soviet Union 1985 Did Not Qualify
Chile 1987
Saudi Arabia 1989
Portugal 1991 Group Stage 15th 3 0 1 2 0 7
Australia 1993 Quarter-Finals 6th 4 2 1 1 6 5
Qatar 1995 Banned
Malaysia 1997 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 2 1 14 6
Nigeria 1999 Fourth Place 4th 7 2 2 3 7 8
Argentina 2001 Did Not Qualify
United Arab Emirates 2003
Netherlands 2005
Canada 2007 Round of 16 12th 4 1 1 2 4 6
Egypt 2009 Round of 16 11th 4 2 1 1 7 5
Colombia 2011 Group Stage 18th 3 0 2 1 1 2
Turkey 2013 Runners-up 2nd
Total 12/19 0 titles 51 23 13 15 68 54

South American Youth Football Championship[edit]

South American Youth Football Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA +/– %
Venezuela 1954 Champions 1st 6 4 2 0 14 4 +10 66.67
Chile 1958 Champions 1st 5 2 3 0 13 9 +4 40.00
Colombia 1964 Champions 1st 6 4 1 1 8 5 +3 66.67
Paraguay 1967 Group Stage 7th 4 1 1 2 5 7 -2 25.00
Paraguay 1971 Runners-up 2nd 5 3 1 1 9 6 +3 60.00
Chile 1974 Runners-up 2nd 6 3 1 2 11 6 +5 50.00
Peru 1975 Champions 1st 6 3 3 0 9 3 +6 50.00
Venezuela 1977 Champions 1st 7 4 3 0 11 2 +9 57.14
Uruguay 1979 Champions 1st 6 5 1 0 12 1 +11 83.33
Ecuador 1981 Champions 1st 7 5 1 1 17 8 +9 71.43
Bolivia 1983 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 2 1 14 12 +2 57.14
Paraguay 1985 Fourth Place 4th 7 3 1 3 10 11 -1 42.86
Colombia 1987 Fourth Place 4th 7 4 1 2 13 9 +4 57.14
Argentina 1988 First Group Stage 10th 4 0 2 2 2 4 -2 00.00
Venezuela 1991 Third Place 3rd 7 3 4 0 13 5 +8 42.86
Colombia 1992 Runners-up 2nd 6 3 3 0 7 2 +5 50.00
Bolivia 1995 Withdrew
Chile 1997 Fourth Place 4th 9 4 4 1 14 8 +6 44.44
Argentina 1999 Runners-up 2nd 9 4 3 2 13 7 +6 44.44
Ecuador 2001 First Group Stage 7th 4 1 1 2 4 6 -2 25.00
Uruguay 2003 Final Group 5th 9 4 1 4 16 12 +4 44.44
Colombia 2005 Final Group 5th 9 2 5 2 13 10 +3 22.22
Paraguay 2007 Final Group 3rd 9 4 2 3 13 11 +2 44.44
Venezuela 2009 Final Group 3rd 9 6 1 2 21 16 +5 66.67
Peru 2011 Final Group 2nd 9 4 2 3 10 11 -1 44.44
Argentina 2013 Final Group 3rd 9 4 3 2 15 12 +3 44.44
Uruguay 2015 Qualified as hosts
Total 26/27 7 Titles 172 84 52 36 287 188 +99 48.84

Minor tournaments[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA +/– %
Paraguay 2010 Copa Integración Latinoamericana Fourth Place 4th 3 1 0 2 2 3 -1 33.33
Colombia 2010 Copa Alcaldía de Medellín Runners-up 2nd 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 33.33
Bolivia 2010 Copa Aerosur Sixth Place 6th 3 0 1 2 2 5 -3 00.00
Uruguay 2010 100 Años de la Camiseta Celeste trophy Runners-up 2nd 1 0 1 0 1 1 +0 00.00
South Korea 2011 Suwon Cup Champions 1st 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 33.33
Argentina 2012 Copa Provincia del Chaco Third Place 3rd 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2 50.00
Total 1 Title 15 4 7 4 16 16 +0 26.67

FIFA World Cup matches[edit]

World Cup matches (By team)
Team GP W D* L GS GA +/– %
 United States 4 3 0 1 10 4 +6 75.00
 Portugal 4 2 2 0 3 1 +2 50.00
 Ghana 3 1 2 0 6 5 +1 33.33
 Brazil 3 1 0 2 3 8 -5 33.33
 Hungary 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 100.000
 Poland 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 100.000
 England 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 50.00
 Soviet Union 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 50.00
 South Korea 2 1 0 1 2 2 +0 50.00
 Spain 3 1 1 1 3 8 -5 33.33
 Mali 2 0 0 2 1 3 -2 00.00
 Argentina 2 0 0 2 1 4 -3 00.00
 Guinea 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 100.000
 Belgium 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 100.000
 Morocco 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 100.000
 Uzbekistan 2 2 0 0 7 0 +7 100.000
 Malaysia 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 100.000
 Germany 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 100.000
 Honduras 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.000
 Jordan 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.000
 Qatar 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.000
 Paraguay 1 0 1 0 2 2 +0 00.00
 France 1 0 1 0 1 1 +0 00.00
 New Zealand 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 50.00
 Ivory Coast 1 0 1 0 0 0 +0 00.00
 Australia 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 00.00
 Japan 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 00.00
 Romania 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 00.00
 Cameroon 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 00.00
 Syria 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 00.00
 Zambia 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 00.00
Total 51 23 13 15 68 54 +14 45.10

Current team status[edit]

2013 South American Youth Football Championship[edit]

Final stage[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Colombia 5 4 0 1 6 3 +3 12
 Paraguay 5 3 1 1 7 4 +3 10
 Uruguay 5 3 0 2 5 3 +2 9
 Chile 5 2 1 2 7 6 +1 7
 Peru 5 1 2 2 6 8 −2 5
 Ecuador 5 0 0 5 4 11 −7 0
20 January 2013
19:45
Peru  1–3  Uruguay
Reyna Goal 42' Formiliano Goal 12'
López Goal 68'
Rolán Goal 88'

23 January 2013
22:00
Colombia  1–0  Uruguay
Córdoba Goal 38'

27 January 2013
17:30
Chile  0–1  Uruguay
Bueno Goal 64'

30 January 2013
22:00
Paraguay  1–0  Uruguay
Alonso Goal 59'

3 February 2013
17:15
Uruguay  1–0  Ecuador
López Goal 5'

2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup[edit]

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Portugal 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 7
 Cameroon 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
 New Zealand 3 0 2 1 2 3 –1 2
 Uruguay 3 0 2 1 1 2 –1 2
30 July 2011
20:00 (UTC-5)
Portugal  0–0  Uruguay
Report

2 August 2011
17:00 (UTC-5)
Uruguay  1–1  New Zealand
Luna Goal 74' Report Bevin Goal 57'
Estadio Pascual Guerrero, Cali
Attendance: 28,889
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)

5 August 2011
17:00 (UTC-5)
Uruguay  0–1  Cameroon
Report Mbongo Goal 28'

Recent games[edit]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Thiago Cardozo (1996-07-31) July 31, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Peñarol
1GK Gastón Guruceaga (1995-03-15) March 15, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Peñarol
1GK Rodrigo Rodríguez (1995-11-25) November 25, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Liverpool
2DF Joël Bregonis (1996-01-23) January 23, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Nacional
2DF Fabrizio Buschiazzo (1996-07-07) July 7, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Peñarol
2DF Guillermo Cotugno (1995-03-17) March 17, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Danubio
2DF Enrique Etcheverry (1996-05-10) May 10, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Defensor Sporting
3MF Mauro Arambarri (1995-09-30) September 30, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Defensor Sporting
3MF Marcio Benítez (1996-06-03) June 3, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Nacional
3MF Facundo Boné (1995-11-16) November 16, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Fénix
3MF Facundo Castro (1995-01-22) January 22, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Defensor Sporting
3MF Gastón Faber (1996-04-21) April 21, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Danubio
3MF Nahitán Nández (1995-12-28) December 28, 1995 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Peñarol
3MF Gastón Pereiro (1995-06-11) June 11, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Nacional
3MF Franco Pizzichillo (1996-01-03) January 3, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Defensor Sporting
3MF Diego Fagundez (1995-02-14) February 14, 1995 (age 19) 4 0 Spain FC Barcelona
4FW Franco Acosta (1996-03-05) March 5, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Portugal Braga
4FW Jaime Báez (1995-04-25) April 25, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Juventud
4FW Diego Casas (1995-03-04) March 4, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay River Plate
4FW Kevin Méndez (1996-01-10) January 10, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Peñarol
4FW Leandro Otormín (1996-07-30) July 30, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Nacional
4FW Horacio Sequeira (1995-09-30) September 30, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Danubio

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