USA gave a blow of authority on the first day of the CONCACAF Under-20 World Cup competitions by thrashing 10-0 against Saint Kitts and Nevis in the match for group E that took place at the National Stadium in Tegucigalpa.
Seven different players scored against Saint Kitts and Nevis, including Nikolas Tsakiris (45 + 8′, 70′) and Paxten Aaronson (64′, 68′), who each scored a brace. Cade Cowell (18′), Caden Clark (32′), Tyler Wolff (44′), Rokas Pukstas (45+1′), Mauricio Cuevas (45+3′), along with a goal in Jermaine Chiuta’s own goal (48′).
In the other meeting of the group, Cuba surprised locals and strangers after beating Canada by 1-0.
Kevin Martin was the hero of the Caribbean team when he took advantage of a backwards pass from the Canadian defense and scored to give Cuba the three points.
HONDURAS, AT THE TOP
In the group, based in the Morazán stadium, Honduras took the baton and took the lead after thrashing 3-0 against Old and bearded.
Aaron Zúniga broke the tie in the 31st minute, before Jefryn Macías doubled the lead to 2-0 in the 71st minute. Marco Aceituno then completed the 3-0 lead with a penalty kick in the 84th minute to seal the victory.
For its part, in the other duel, the selection of Costa Rica missed the chance to win his first three points after Jamaica tied the match over the last (1-1).
Dorian Rodríguez put the Ticos ahead 1-0 in the 58th minute with a well-placed header. Jamaica looked ready to get back on equal footing in the 74th minute when they took a penalty kick, but Costa Rica goalkeeper Bayron Mora made a great save to keep Costa Rica’s lead intact.
Jahmari Clarke became the hero of the Reggae Boyz converting a penalty kick at 90+8′ to save the tie for his team.