• Thursday Oct 20, 2016

    SCCL Game Notes: Pumas v WConnection

    Pumas and DirecTV W Connection (white jersey) will meet for the fourth time in Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League play on October 20, 2016, in Mexico City. (Photo: CA-Images)


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

    Pumas UNAM
    W Connection
    Games Played
    Goals For
    Goals Against
    Referee - John PITTI (PAN)
    AR1 - Gabriel VICTORIA (PAN)
    AR2 - Christian RAMIREZ (HON)
    4th - Jafeth PEREA (PAN)
    Suspended - None
    Estadio Olimpico Universitario – Mexico City, Mexico

    Game Notes

    Pumas UNAM
    2016/17 SCCL Results: 4-2 away win v DirecTV W Connection (Luis Quintana 10’; Jose Van Rankin 57’; Jose Alfonso Nieto 73’; Omar Islas 90’+4); 2-0 home win v Honduras Progresso (Eduardo Herrera 65’; Saul Berjon 90’+2); 1-2 away loss v Honduras Progreso (Jose Alfonso Nieto 26’) ... will advance to quarterfinals with win or draw v DirecTV W Connections
    Qualification Method: Runner-up, 2015 Liga MX Apertura
    SCCL Appearances: 4-2008/09, 2009/10, 2011/12, 2016/17
    CONCACAF Club Titles: 3 (3-CONCACAF Champions Cup: 1980, 1982, 1989)
    Best SCCL Finish: Semifinals-2 (2009/10, 2011/12) ... fell to Cruz Azul in 2009/10 (agg: 1-5) and Monterrey in 2011/12 (agg: 1-4)
    All-Time SCCL Record: W-16; D-7; L-9; GF-68; GA-35 / Home Record: W-12; D-2; L-2; GF-46; GA-9
    Advanced beyond group stage in all 3 previous SCCL appearances ... 4W-1D-0L in last 5 SCCL home matches ... conceded 1 goal or fewer in 15 of 16 all-time SCCL home games, including 10 shutouts (only game allowing more than one was in 4-4 draw v Houston Dynamo on September 30, 2008) ... scored 2 or more goals in 10 of 16 all-time SCCL home games ... scored at least 1 goal in 10 of last 11 SCCL games
    Lost 2 consecutive games in same SCCL edition on 2 previous occasions (2008/09 quarterfinals: 0-1 away v Cruz Azul, 0-1 home v Cruz Azul; 2009/10: 1-2 away v Comunicaciones, 0-2 away v Marathon)
    Current head coach Juan Francisco Palencia scored Pumas’ first-ever SCCL goal in 65th minute of 3-0 home win v Harbour View in a preliminary-round game on September 4, 2008 ... Palencia has scored 9 SCCL goals with Pumas (team record) ... Pumas was 4W-2D-0L in SCCL games in which Palencia scored
    2016 Liga MX Apertura Record (6th place): W-6; D-2; L-5; GF-19; GA-17 ... Last outing (October 16, 2016): 1-2 away loss v Toluca (own-goal, Paulo Da Silva 20’) ... scored 1 goal in each of last 3 Apertura games ... 6W-0D-0L at home in Apertura ... conceded 2 goals in last 3 Apertura home games
    Club’s All-Time Leading SCCL Scorers: Juan Francisco Palencia (9); Martin Bravo (7); Eduardo Herrera (5); Ismael Iñiguez, Dante Lopez (4); Pablo Barrera, Juan Carlos Cacho, Fernando Espinosa (3); David Cabrera, Jehu Chiapas, Jose Antonio Garcia, Jose Alfonso Nieto, Marco Antonio Palacios, Victor Rosales, Efrain Velarde (2)
    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’); 0-1 away loss v Honduras Progreso ... with win at Pumas, Honduras Progeso will advance to quarterfinals
    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-13; GF-25; GA-45 / Away Record: W-2; D-0; L-9; GF-9; GA-25
    Winless in 14 of last 15 SCCL matches (1W-4D-10L) ... last SCCL 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 10 of last 12 SCCL matches ... scored 3 total goals in last 3 SCCL matches after netting only 3 in previous 8 outings ... lost 8 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)
    All-Time SCCL Record v Mexican opposition: W-0; D-2; L-5; GF-6; GA-18
    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)
    2016 TT Pro League Record: (6th place): W-1; D-1; L-1; GF-5; GA-5
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