• Wednesday Sep 28, 2016

    SCCL Game Notes: Plaza Amador v Tigres

    Action from the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League match between visiting Plaza Amador (white jersey) and Tigres on August 24, 2016, in San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico. (Photo: Mexsport) 

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

    Plaza Amador
    Tigres UANL
    Games Played
    Goals For
    Goals Against
    Referee - Walter LOPEZ (GUA)
    AR1 - Gerson LOPEZ (GUA)
    AR2 - Juan LEMUS (GUA)
    4th - Juan Carlos GUERRA (GUA)
    Suspended - Carlos Pineda (Plaza Amador)
    Estadio Maracana – Panama City, Panama

    Game Notes

    Plaza Amador
    2016/17 SCCL Results: 1-1 home draw v Herediano (Sergio Ortega 12’); 1-3 away loss to Tigres (Humberto Ward 22’); 0-2 away loss v Herediano
    Qualification Method: Champion, 2016 Panamanian Clausura
    SCCL Appearances: 1-2016/17
    CONCACAF Club Titles: none
    Best SCCL Finish: 1st SCCL appearance
    All-Time SCCL Record: W-0; D-1; L-2; GF-2; GA-6 / Home Record: W-0; D-1; L-0; GF-1; GA-1
    Was eliminated from quarterfinal contention in 0-2 away loss v Herediano ... Of 7 teams making SCCL debut in 2016/17 tournament, 1 of only 2 to score during inaugural match
    6th different Panamanian team to qualify for SCCL ... others: Arabe Unido, San Francisco, Tauro (5 times); Chorrillo FC (2); Sporting San Miguelito (1)
    Became second Panamanian team to take lead during a 2016/17 SCCL match in Mexico, when Humberto Ward’s goal gave Plaza Amador a 1-0 first-half lead over Tigres ... Unlike Arabe Unido, which defeated Monterrey 3-2, could not preserve victory
    Defeated Chorrillo FC, 1-0, in 2016 Panamanian Clausura final ... Ernesto Sinclair (24’) scored as Lions won first domestic crown since 2005 ... in 2016 Clasura regular season, conceded a league-low 9 goals
    Humberto Ward has 3 career SCCL goals (2 with Arabe Unido in 3-1 home win v DirecTV W Connection on August 8, 2013) ... Luis Fraiz has 1 career SCCL goal (1 with Arabe Unido in 2-1 away win v DirecTV W Connection on September 19, 2013)
    2016 Panamanian Apertura Record (3rd place): W-5; D-6; L-0; GF-14; GA-6 ... Last outing: (September 24, 2016): 2-1 home win v Sporting San Miguelito (Luis Mendoza, Delano Welch scored) ... Only side without a loss through 11 rounds ... set record for longest unbeaten streak to start a Panamanian season
    Delano Welch’s 6 goals ties him for 2nd among Apertura goal scorers with Tauro’s Edwin Aguilar
    Tigres UANL
    2016/17 SCCL Results: 3-1 away win v Herediano (Fernando Fernandez 46’; Damian Alvarez 78’; Jorge Jonathan Espericueta 90’+1); 3-1 home win v Plaza Amador (Jorge Jonathan Espericueta 44’ pen; Fernando Fernandez 61’; Julian Quiñones 82’)
    Qualification Method: Champion, 2015 Liga MX Apertura
    SCCL Appearances: 3-20012/13, 20015/16, 2016/17
    CONCACAF Club Titles: none
    Best SCCL Finish: Runner-up-1 (2015/16)
    All-Time SCCL Record: W-9; D-6; L-3; GF-31; GA-16 / Away Record: W-2; D-5; L-2; GF-12; GA-12
    Fell to fellow to Liga MX side Club America in last year’s final (agg: 1-4)
    Will advances to quarterfinals with win v Plaza Amador ... 1 of 4 sides entering Week 5 still with a chance to group play with a perfect record ... Vancouver Whitecaps, Pachuca and Arabe Unido are the others
    Undefeated v Central American opposition ... Record: W-6; D-4; L-0; GF-23; GA-8 ... scored at least 1 goal in 9 of those 10 outings ... conceded 1 goal or fewer in 9 of those 10 outings
    Conceded 1 goal or fewer in 5 of last 6 SCCL away games (lost 1-2 at Club America in 2nd leg of 2015/16 final) ... conceded at least 1 goal in each of last 4 SCCL games ... 6W-4D-0L all-time in SCCL group stage
    Andre-Pierre Gignac led Tigres with 4 goals in 2015/16 SCCL and Liga MX with 13 goals in 2016 Clausura
    2016 Liga MX Apertura Record (2nd place): W-6; D-5; L-0; GF-14; GA-4 ... Last outing: (September 24, 2016): 0-0 home draw v Cruz Azul ... 4 goals conceded is fewest of any team in Apertura (no other side has allowed fewer than 9) ... Gignac and Ismael Sosa have scored 5 goals each in current campaign
    Club’s All-Time SCCL Scorers: Andre-Pierre Gignac, Alan Pulido (4 goals); Jorge Jonathan Espericueta, Alonso Zamora (3); Fernando Fernandez, Elias Hernandez, Jose Arturo Rivas (2); Damian Alvarez, Antonio Briseño, Edno Roberto Cunha, Jurgen Damm, Taufic Guarch, Fernando Navrarro, Julian Quinones, Jose Francisco Torres, Ikechukwu Uche, Anselmo Vendrechovski “Juninho”, Manuel Viniegra (1)
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