2013 Copa de México de Naciones

The 2012 Copa de México de Naciones is the 2nd edition of the Copa México de Naciones Sub-15 and it took place in Mexico from August 10 to August 18. The tournament is supposed to be the precursor the proposed U-15 FIFA World Cup. Twelve teams participated in this edition, four more than the 2013 edition.

2013 Copa de México de Naciones
Copa México de Naciones Sub-15
Tournament details
Host countryMexico
Dates10 August – 18 August
Teams12 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)3 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (1st title)
Runners-up Uruguay
Third place United States
Fourth place Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored92 (3.83 per match)
Top scorer(s)United States Joe Gallardo Jr
(5 goals)
Best player(s)Uruguay Diego Rossi
Best goalkeeperArgentina Franco Petroli
2012
2014

The final match will be in the Estadio Azteca.

Participating teamsEdit

Group stageEdit

The winners and runners-up from each group, as well as the best two third-placed teams, qualified for the quarter finals.

The ranking of each team in each group was determined as follows:

a) greatest number of points obtained in all group matches;
b) goal difference in all group matches;
c) greatest number of goals scored in all group matches.

Had two or more teams been equal on the basis of the above three criteria, their rankings would have been determined as follows:

d) greatest number of points obtained in the group matches between the teams concerned;
e) goal difference resulting from the group matches between the teams concerned;
f) greater number of goals scored in all group matches between the teams concerned;

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Paraguay 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3 6
  Chile 3 2 0 1 5 5 0 6
  Mexico 3 1 0 2 9 5 +4 3
  Canada 3 1 0 2 3 10 −7 3
  Paraguay1-2  Canada
Baldisimo   61' (o.g) Pena   61'
Norman   83' (pen.)
CECAP Cancha 2
Referee: Marco Antonio Hernandez Ramirez

  Mexico1-2  Chile
Esquivel   43' Alvarez   60'
Reyes   65' (pen.)
CECAP Cancha 1

  Mexico1–3  Paraguay
Godinez   31' Ferreira   36'46'
Martinez   71'
Cecap Cancha 1

  Chile2-1  Canada
Mell   67'
Soriano   75' (pen.)
Pena   6'
CECAP Cancha 2

  Mexico7-0  Canada
Zamudio   13'34'54'
Marín   21'57'
Leal   35'
Cruz   49'
CECAP Cancha 1

  Chile1-3  Paraguay
Díaz   7' Ferreira   25'
Martinez   36'
Diaz   64'
CECAP Cancha 2

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  United States 3 2 0 1 7 2 +5 6
  Uruguay 3 1 1 1 9 6 +3 4
  Brazil 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
  Panama 3 1 0 2 2 10 −8 3
Brazil  1-0  United States
Olawale   66' (o.g.) Pena   61'
Norman   83' (pen.)
CECAP Cancha 1

  Uruguay6-1  Panama
Schiappacasse   19'45'
Rossi   22'55'
Martinez   66'73'
Alvarez   60'
Reyes   65' (pen.)
CECAP Cancha 2

Brazil  2-2  Uruguay
Dinardi   8'22' Valverde   9'
Dinardi   55' (o.g.)
Cecap Cancha 1
Referee: Allan Morales

  United States4-0  Panama
Perez   13'
Gallardo   29'50'
Mate   31' (pen.)
CECAP Cancha 2

  United States3-1  Uruguay
Gallardo   44'61'
Wright   67'
Varela   70'
CECAP Cancha 2

Brazil  0-1  Panama
Asprilla   25'
CECAP Cancha 1

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Colombia 3 3 0 0 14 2 +12 9
  Argentina 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 4
  Costa Rica 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
  Cuba 3 0 0 3 1 15 −14 0
  Argentina1-1  Costa Rica
Bautista   25' Contreras   37'
CAR Cancha 1

  Colombia8-1  Cuba
Marimon   8'
Ariza   13'
Bolanos   10'34'35'46'
Blanco   30' (o.g.)
Gonzalez   65'
Diaz   60'
CAR Cancha 1

  Costa Rica2-0  Cuba
Martinez   20'
Hernandez   64'
CAR Cancha 1
Referee: Alberto Vazquez

  Argentina0-3  Colombia
Arango   10'29'
Cetre   24'
CAR Cancha 1

  Argentina5-0  Cuba
Conechny   9'
Vietto   55'
Olivera   60'
Ramos   66'68'
CAR Cancha 1

  Costa Rica1-3  Colombia
Ramirez   42' Perez   22'
Cuellar   44'
Calero   59'
CAR Cancha 1

Ranking of third-placed teamsEdit

The two best teams among those ranked third were determined as follows:

  1. points obtained in all group matches;
  2. goal difference in all group matches;
  3. number of goals scored in all group matches;
Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
C   Costa Rica 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
F   Brazil 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
D   Mexico 3 1 0 2 9 5 +4 3

Knockout stageEdit

In the knockout stages, if a match is level at the end of normal playing time a kicks from the penalty mark to determine the winner.

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
14 August — CECAP
 
 
  United States1
 
16 August — CECAP
 
  Costa Rica0
 
  United States0
 
14 August — CECAP
 
  Uruguay2
 
  Colombia3 (3)
 
18 August— Mexico City
 
 Uruguay (pen.)3 (4)
 
  Uruguay0
 
14 August — CECAP
 
  Argentina1
 
  Paraguay (pen.)1 (4)
 
16 August — CECAP
 
  Brazil1 (2)
 
  Paraguay0
 
14 August — CECAP
 
  Argentina2 Third place
 
  Chile1 (2)
 
18 August— Mexico City
 
  Argentina (pen.)1 (3)
 
  United States3 (7)
 
 
  Paraguay3 (6)
 

QuarterfinalsEdit

  United States1–0  Costa Rica
Gallardo   43'

  Colombia3-3  Uruguay
Marimon   14'
Cetre   16'
Arango   26'
Martinez   39'
Varela   52'
Ramirez   59'
Penalties
3–4
Attendance: 7,035
Referee: Enrique Ortiz

  Paraguay1-1  Brazil
Martinez   23' Dinardi   37'
Penalties
4-2

  Chile1-1  Argentina
Pinto   40' Report Vietto   22'
Penalties
2-3

SemifinalsEdit

  United States0-2  Uruguay
Ibanez   42'
Rossi   67'

  Paraguay0-2  Argentina
Federico Vietto   25' (38)

Third place matchEdit

  United States3-3  Paraguay
Wright   14'71'
Saavedra   41'
Diaz   38'
Lopez   44'
Valiente   49'
Penalties
7-6
Referee: Baruch Castellanos

FinalEdit

  Uruguay0-1  Argentina
Conechny   31'
Referee: Miguel Alaya


 2013 Copa Mexico de Naciones Winners 
 
Argentina
1st title

Top GoalscorersEdit

Rank Name Goals
1   Joe Gallardo Jr 5
2   Orlando Bolanos 4
  Claudio Zamudio
  Federico Vietto
3   Alejandro Martinez 3
  Martin Rossi
  Wilmar Arango
  Xavier Dinardi
  Javier Martinez

ReferencesEdit