• Thursday Sep 29, 2016

    SCCL Game Notes: Honduras Progreso v WConnection

    Action from the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League match between host DirecTV W Connection and Honduras Progreso (white jersey) on August 25, 2016, in Couva, Trinidad & Tobago. (Photo: CA-Images)

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

    Honduras Progreso
    W Connection
    Games Played
    Goals For
    Goals Against
    Referee - Valdin LEGISTER (JAM)
    AR1 - Kedlee POWELL (JAM)
    AR2 - Wilson TILUS (HAI)
    4th - Gianni ASCANI (TCA)
    Suspended - None
    Estadio Francisco Morazan – San Pedro Sula, Honduras

    Game Notes

    Honduras Progreso
    2016/2017 SCCL Results: 0-2 away loss v Pumas; 1-1 away draw v DirecTV W Connection (Angel Tejada 50’ pen); 2-1 home win v Pumas (Victor Moncada 57’, 90’+1)
    Qualification Method: Champion, 2015 Honduran Apertura
    SCCL Appearances: 1-2016/17
    CONCACAF Club Titles: none
    Best SCCL Finish: 1st appearance
    All-Time SCCL Record: W-1; D-1; L-1; GF-3; GA-4 / Home Record: W-1; D-0; L-0; GF-2; GA-1
    Would remain alive for quarterfinal berth with win Thursday v W Connection ... 2-1 home win v Pumas came when Progreso would’ve been eliminated with draw or loss
    Playing in 1st CONCACAF tournament 5 years after current version of club was founded in 2011 following an absence of roughly 4 decades ... club originally founded as Deportivo Honduras in the 1950s, and dissolved shortly after relegation from the 1st division in 1970
    Of 7 teams making their SCCL debut in 2016/17 SCCL, 1 of 5 to be held scoreless in opening match ... Rebounded to become 1 of only 2 debutant clubs (along with Suchitepequez) to have earned 4 points in group play entering Matchday 5
    Fredixon Elvir has 4 career SCCL goals (1 with Victoria, 3 with Olimpia)
    Captured 2015 Apertura final by defeating Motagua on penalties after playing to a 4-4 aggregate draw ... in the 1st leg, Eddie Hernandez netted a brace and Israel Silva added a goal moments before halftime in a 3-3 draw ... in 2nd leg, Honduras Progreso equalized in a 1-1 draw on an own-goal by Henry Figueroa (33’)
    Angel Tejada was second-top scorer in 2015 Apertura regular season with 10 goals as Honduras Progreso finished first in the table (W-11; D-3; L-4; GF-31; GA-21)
    2016 Honduras Apertura Record (7th place): W-3; D-2; L-5; GF-10; GA-16 ... Last outing (September 25, 2016): 0-0 away draw v Motagua... Recorded 2 clean sheets in last 3 league matches
    W Connection
    2016/17 SCCL Results: 2-4 home loss v Pumas (Hughtun Hector 44’; Jamal Charles 84’); 1-1 home draw v Honduras Progreso (Malik St. Prix 33’)
    Qualification Method: Runner-up, 2016 CFU Club Championship
    SCCL Appearances: 5-2009/10, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2015/16, 2016/17
    CONCACAF Club Titles: none
    Best SCCL Finish: Group Stage-4 (2009/10, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2015/16)
    All-Time SCCL Record: W-4; D-6; L-12; GF-25; GA-44 / Away Record: W-2; D-0; L-8; GF-9; GA-24
    Winless in 13 of last 14 SCCL matches (1W-4D-9L) ... last win: 2-1 home win Saprissa on September 16, 2015 (Kurt Frederick 34’; Alvin Jones 82’) ... 2009/10 debut was club’s best SCCL performance (Record: W-3; D-2; L-3; GF-14; GA-12)
    Scored 1 goal or fewer in 9 of last 11 SCCL matches ... Scored 3 total goals in last 2 SCCL matches after netting only 3 in previous 8 outings ... has lost 7 straight SCCL away matches ... most goals conceded in a SCCL game: 4 (2012/13: 0-4 away loss v Guadalajara; 2015/16: 0-4 loss away v Santos, 0-4 away loss v Saprissa; 2016/17: 2-4 home loss v Pumas)
    SCCL Record v Central American opposition: W-3; D-2; L-6; GF-15; GA-21 ... Before 1-1 home draw v Honduras Progreso, 2 previous meetings against Honduran opponent came in 2009/10 (0-1 away loss and 3-2 home win v Real España)
    2016 CFU Club Championship Scorers: Jamal Charles (4 goals); Jomal Williams (3); Alvin Jones, Malik St. Prix (2); Dimitrie Apai, Hughtun Hector, Shahdon Winchester (1)
    Club’s All-Time SCCL Scorers: Jonathan Faña Farias (5 goals); Rennie Britto, Jose Carlos Diaz, Hughtun Hector, Clyde Leon, Andre Toussaint (2); Hashim Arcia, Neil Benjamin, Jamal Charles, Kurt Frederick, Alvin Jones, Joevin Jones, Renato Pereira, Jose Luis Seabra-Filho, Malik St. Prix, Christian Viveros (1)
    Open domestic campaign on October 4, 2016 v fellow SCCL entrant Central FC
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