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Uruguay national under-20 football team

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.

Uruguay under-20
Nickname(s) Cains
La Celeste Olímpica (The Olympic Sky Blue)
La Celeste (The Sky Blue)
Association Asociación Uruguaya
de Fútbol
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Fabián Coito
Captain Nicolás De La Cruz
Home stadium Estadio Centenario de Montevideo
FIFA code URU
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances 14 (first in 1979)
Best result Runners-up, 1997, 2013
South American Youth Football Championship
Appearances 27 (first in 1954)
Best result Winners, 1954, 1958, 1964, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 2017

Contents

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

FIFA U-20 World Cup Record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
  1977 Fourth Place 4th 5 3 1 1 6 5
  1979 Third Place 3rd 6 4 1 1 10 3
  1981 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 3 0 1 6 2
  1983 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 2 1 1 7 5
  1985 Did Not Qualify
  1987
  1989
  1991 Group Stage 15th 3 0 1 2 0 7
  1993 Quarter-Finals 6th 4 2 1 1 6 5
  1995 Banned
  1997 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 2 1 14 6
  1999 Fourth Place 4th 7 2 2 3 7 8
  2001 Did Not Qualify
  2003
  2005
  2007 Round of 16 12th 4 1 1 2 4 6
  2009 Round of 16 11th 4 2 1 1 7 5
  2011 Group Stage 18th 3 0 2 1 1 2
  2013 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 2 1 10 3
  2015 Round of 16 12th 4 1 2 1 3 3
  2017 Fourth Place 4th 7 3 4 0 7 3
Total 13/20 0 titles 62 28 17 17 81 60

South American Youth Football ChampionshipEdit

South American Youth Football Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA +/– %
  1954 Champions 1st 6 4 2 0 14 4 +10 66.67
  1958 Champions 1st 5 2 3 0 13 9 +4 40.00
  1964 Champions 1st 6 4 1 1 8 5 +3 66.67
  1967 Group Stage 7th 4 1 1 2 5 7 −2 25.00
  1971 Runners-up 2nd 5 3 1 1 9 6 +3 60.00
  1974 Runners-up 2nd 6 3 1 2 11 6 +5 50.00
  1975 Champions 1st 6 3 3 0 9 3 +6 50.00
  1977 Champions 1st 7 4 3 0 11 2 +9 57.14
  1979 Champions 1st 6 5 1 0 12 1 +11 83.33
  1981 Champions 1st 7 5 1 1 17 8 +9 71.43
  1983 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 2 1 14 12 +2 57.14
  1985 Fourth Place 4th 7 3 1 3 10 11 −1 42.86
  1987 Fourth Place 4th 7 4 1 2 13 9 +4 57.14
  1988 First Group Stage 10th 4 0 2 2 2 4 −2 00.00
  1991 Third Place 3rd 7 3 4 0 13 5 +8 42.86
  1992 Runners-up 2nd 6 3 3 0 7 2 +5 50.00
  1995 Did not participate
  1997 Fourth Place 4th 9 4 4 1 14 8 +6 44.44
  1999 Runners-up 2nd 9 4 3 2 13 7 +6 44.44
  2001 First Group Stage 7th 4 1 1 2 4 6 −2 25.00
  2003 Final Group 5th 9 4 1 4 16 12 +4 44.44
  2005 Final Group 5th 9 2 5 2 13 10 +3 22.22
  2007 Final Group 3rd 9 4 2 3 13 11 +2 44.44
  2009 Final Group 3rd 9 6 1 2 21 16 +5 66.67
  2011 Final Group 2nd 9 4 2 3 10 11 −1 44.44
  2013 Final Group 3rd 9 4 3 2 15 12 +3 44.44
  2015 Final Group 3rd 9 5 2 2 15 5 +10 55.56
  2017 Champions 1st 9 6 2 1 18 8 +10 66.67
Total 27/28 8 Titles 190 95 56 39 320 201 +119 50.00

Minor tournamentsEdit

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA +/– %
  2010 Copa Integración Latinoamericana Fourth Place 4th 3 1 0 2 2 3 −1 33.33
  2010 Copa Alcaldía de Medellín Runners-up 2nd 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 33.33
  2010 Copa Aerosur Sixth Place 6th 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 00.00
  2010 100 Años de la Camiseta Celeste trophy Runners-up 2nd 1 0 1 0 1 1 +0 00.00
  2011 Suwon Cup Champions 1st 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 33.33
  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 matchesEdit

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 statusEdit

2017 South American Youth Football ChampionshipEdit

Final stageEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Uruguay 5 4 0 1 10 5 +5 12
  Ecuador 5 2 1 2 11 8 +3 7
  Venezuela 5 2 1 2 8 6 +2 7
  Argentina 5 2 1 2 6 9 −3 7
  Brazil 5 1 3 1 6 6 0 6
  Colombia 5 0 2 3 2 9 −7 2

30 January 2017 (2017-01-30)
18:15
Uruguay   3–0   Argentina
De la Cruz   37'
Olivera   40'
Amaral   61'
Report
Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito
Referee: Diego Haro (Peru)

2 February 2017 (2017-02-02)
18:15
Uruguay   2–1   Brazil
Amaral   59'
Viña   90+1'
Report Guilherme Arana   23'
Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito
Referee: Darío Herrera (Argentina)

5 February 2017 (2017-02-05)
18:15
Uruguay   3–0   Colombia
Waller   40'
Schiappacasse   64'
De la Cruz   82' (pen.)
Report
Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito
Referee: Mario Díaz de Vivar (Paraguay)

8 February 2017 (2017-02-08)
18:15
Uruguay   0–3   Venezuela
Report Mejías   67'
Soteldo   70' (pen.)
Chacón   75' (pen.)
Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito
Referee: Gery Vargas (Bolivia)

11 February 2017 (2017-02-11)
20:00
Ecuador   1–2   Uruguay
Lino   65' Report Ardaiz   4'25'
Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito
Referee: Roberto Tobar (Chile)

2017 FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

Recent gamesEdit

Current SquadEdit

The following players were selected to take part in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1GK Santiago Mele (1997-09-06)6 September 1997 (aged 19)   Fénix
1GK Juan Tinaglini (1998-11-09)9 November 1998 (aged 18)   River Plate
1GK Adriano Freitas (1997-06-17)17 June 1997 (aged 19)   Peñarol
2DF Agustín Rogel (1997-10-17)17 October 1997 (aged 19)   Nacional
2DF Santiago Bueno (1998-11-09)9 November 1998 (aged 18)   FC Barcelona
2DF Emanuel Gularte (1997-09-30)30 September 1997 (aged 19)   Wanderers
2DF Matías Viña (1997-11-09)9 November 1997 (aged 19)   Nacional
2DF Mathías Olivera (1997-10-31)31 October 1997 (aged 19)   Atenas
2DF José Luis Rodríguez (1997-03-14)14 March 1997 (aged 20)   Danubio
3MF Marcelo Saracchi (1998-04-23)23 April 1998 (aged 19)   Danubio
3MF Santiago Viera (1998-06-04)4 June 1998 (aged 18)   Liverpool
3MF Carlos Benavídez (1998-03-30)30 March 1998 (aged 19)   Defensor Sporting
3MF Facundo Waller (1997-04-09)9 April 1997 (aged 20)   Plaza Colonia
3MF Rodrigo Bentancur (1997-06-25)25 June 1997 (aged 19)   Boca Juniors
3MF Federico Valverde (1998-07-02)2 July 1998 (aged 18)   Real Madrid Castilla
3MF Nicolás de la Cruz (1997-06-01)1 June 1997 (aged 19)   Liverpool
4FW Agustín Canobbio (1998-10-01)1 October 1998 (aged 18)   Fénix
4FW Nicolás Schiappacasse (1999-01-12)12 January 1999 (aged 18)   Atlético Madrid B
4FW Joaquín Ardaiz (1999-01-11)11 January 1999 (aged 18)   Danubio
4FW Rodrigo Amaral (1997-03-25)25 March 1997 (aged 20)   Nacional
4FW Juan Manuel Boselli (1999-11-09)9 November 1999 (aged 17)   Defensor Sporting

See alsoEdit

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