• Wednesday Mar 15, 2017

    SCCL Game Notes: FC Dallas v Pachuca

    FC Dallas (pictured) gathers for one final word before the opening whistle of its Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal, first-leg encounter against visiting Arabe Unido on February 23, 2017, in Frisco, Texas. (Photo: Mexsport) 

    For official CONCACAF Game Notes for this game, click here.

    FC Dallas
    Pachuca
    Games Played
    Wins
    Draws
    Losses
    Goals For
    Goals Against
    Referee - John Pitti (Panama)
    AR1 - Gabriel Victoria (Panama)
    AR2 - Christian Ramirez (Honduras)
    4th - Melvin Matamoros (Honduras)
    Suspended - none
    Toyota Stadium – Frisco, Texas, USA

    Game Notes

    FC Dallas
    2016/17 SCCL Group H Results: 2-1 home win v Real Esteli (Michael Barrios 44’; Maynor Figueroa 84’); 1-1 away draw v Real Esteli (Atiba Harris 7’); 0-0 home draw v Suchitepequez; 5-2 away win v Suchitepequez (Carlos Gruezo 27‘; Matt Hedges 36‘; Atiba Harris 51‘; own-goal, Miguel Gonzalez 87‘; Carlos Lizarazo 90‘) ... Quarterfinals: 4-0 home win v Arabe Unido (Cristian Colman 30‘; Kellyn Acosta 55‘, 86‘; Michael Barrios 90'+1); 1-2 away loss v Arabe Unido (own-goal, Leslie Heraldez 22’)
    Qualification Method: 2015 MLS Western Conference regular-season champion
    SCCL Appearances: 2-2011/12, 2016/17
    CONCACAF Club Titles: none
    Previous Best SCCL Finish: Group Stage-1 (2011/12)
    All-Time SCCL Record: W-7; D-3; L-4; GF-21; GA-17 / Home: W-3; D-2; L-2; GF-8; GA-7
    SCCL record v Mexican opposition: W-1; D-0; L-1; GF-1; GA-2 / Home: W-0; D-0; L-1; GF-0; GA-2 ... Results (2011/12 v Pumas) 1-0 away win (Marvin Chavez 66’), 0-2 away loss
    1st U.S. team to win a SCCL game in Mexico, defeating Pumas, 1-0, on August 17, 2011 (Marvin Chavez 66’)
    Only U.S. team to win first 4 SCCL games ... then went winless (0W-1D-3L) in next 4 SCCL matches, before 2-1 group- stage opening victory over visiting Real Esteli on August 4, 2016 ... conceded either 0 goals (twice) or 2 goals (twice) in last 4 SCCL games ... conceded 1 goal in last 3 SCCL home games, allowed 6 in previous 3 ... scored 1 goal or fewer in 5 of 7 all-time SCCL home games (shutout 3 times)
    0W-0D-2L in games following a loss in the same SCCL edition
    Maximiliano Urruti has 3 career SCCL goals (all with Portland Timbers)
    2016 MLS Record (1st Place, Western Conference): W-17; D-8; L-9; GF-50; GA-40 ... eliminated from MLS Cup playoffs by Seattle Sounders in Western Conference semifinals (agg: 2-4)
    Captured 206 MLS Supporters’ Shield & 2016 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup crowns
    Club’s All-Time SCCL scorers: Kellyn Acosta, Michael Barrios, Atiba Harris, Ruben Luna, own-goal in favor of (2 goals); Jair Benitez, Marvin Chavez, Cristian Colman, Daniel Cruz, Maynor Figueroa, Jackson Goncalves, Carlos Gruezo, Matt Hedges, Ugo Ihemelu, Carlos Lizarazo, Jack Stewart (1)
    Pachuca
    2016/17 SCCL Group E Results: 1-0 home win v Olimpia (Mateus Goncalves 4’), 3-0 home win v Police United (Erick Aguirre 62’; Hirving Lozano 79’; Jonathan Urretaviscaya 86’); 11-0 away win v Police United (Mateus Goncalves 22‘; Franco Jara 27‘; Hirving Lozano 30‘, 35‘, 70’, 79’; Ruben Botta 44‘; 51‘; Joaquin Esquivel 72‘, 85’; Erick Gutierrez 88‘); 4-4 away draw v Olimpia (Victor Guzman 14’; Franco Jara 36’ pen; Jonathan Urretaviscaya 59’; Erick Gutierrez 69’) ... Quarterfinals: 0-0 away draw v Saprissa; 4-0 home win v Saprissa (Victor Guzman 29‘; Jonathan Urretaviscaya 31‘; Franco Jara 69‘; Hirving Lozano 79‘)
    Qualification Method: Champion, 2016 Liga MX Clausura
    SCCL Appearances: 3-2009/10, 2014/15, 2016/17
    CONCACAF Club Titles: 4 (3-CONCACAF Champions Cup: 2002, 2007, 2008; 1-SCCL: 2009/10)
    Best SCCL Finish: Champion-1 (2009/10)
    All-Time SCCL Record: W-17; D-6; L-3; GF-75; GA-25 / Away: W-5; D-5; L-3; GF-41; GA-20
    SCCL record v USA opposition: W-2; D-0; L-0; GF-3; GA-0 / Away: W-1; D-0; L-0; GF-1; GA-0 ... Results (2009/10 v Houston Dynamo) 2-0 home win (Edgar Benitez 25‘; Paul Aguilar 74'), 1-0 away win (Edgar Benitez 23’)
    SCCL Semifinal Record: W-1; D-1; L-0; GF-2; GA-1 / Away Record: W-0; D-1; L-0; GF-1; GA-1 ... Results (2009/10 v Toluca) 1-1 away draw (Dario Cvitanich 34‘), 1-0 home win (own goal, Manuel De La Torre 5’)
    Unbeaten in last 8 SCCL games (4W-4D-0L) ... last SCCL loss: 2-3 away v Real España on October 22, 2014 ... set record for most goals scored in a SCCL match with 11-0 away win v Police United on September 13, 2016 ... shutout for first-ever time in SCCL in 0-0 away draw v Saprissa (25 matches) ... scored at least 1 goal in 12 of 13 all-time SCCL away games ... posted shutouts in 2 of last 3 SCCL away games, kept clean sheet only twice in previous 10 SCCL away matches
    Lifted SCCL trophy after prevailing over Cruz Azul in 2009/10 final ... Edgar Benitez’s 2nd-leg goal at 90’+2 leveled the series at 2-2 as Pachuca became first team to capture title on away-goals rule
    Hirving Lozano: 2016/17 SCCL joint-top scorer (5 goals); 6 career SCCL goals; joint-top scorer at 2015 CONCACAF Under- 20 Championship; Golden Ball winner at the 2015 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship
    2017 Liga MX Clausura record (2nd place): 5W-2D-2L; 11GF, 7GA ... conceded league-low 7 goals ... Franco Jara leads team in goals scored (4) ... won 2 straight Clausura games ... 2W-1D-2L (8GF, 7GA) away record in Liga MX play
    Club’s All-Time Leading SCCL Scorers: Ulises Mendivil (9 goals); Hirving Lozano (7); Paul Aguilar, Edgar Benitez, Erick Gutierrez, Ariel Nahuelpan (5); Dario Carreño, Franco Jara, Jonathan Urretaviscaya (3); Damian Alvarez, Ruben Botta, Gabriel Caballero, Joaquin Esquivel, Christian Gimenez, Mateus Goncalves, Victor Guzman, Aviles Hurtado, Luis Montes (2)
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