• Tuesday Oct 18, 2016

    SCCL Game Notes: Tigres v Herediano

    Action from the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League match between Tigres (blue jersey) and host Herediano on August 17, 2016, in Heredia, Costa Rica. (Photo: Mexsport)

     

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

    Tigres UANL
    C.S. Herediano
    3
    Games Played
    3
    2
    Wins
    1
    0
    Draws
    1
    1
    Losses
    1
    6
    Goals For
    4
    3
    Goals Against
    4
    Referee - Armando VILLAREAL (USA)
    AR1 - Sean HURD (USA)
    AR2 - Peter MANIKOWSKI (USA)
    4th - William ANDERSON (PUR)
    Suspended - None
    Estadio Universitario – San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico

    Game Notes

    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’); 0-1 away loss v Plaza Amador ... will advance to quarterfinals with win or draw v Herediano
    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) ... fell to fellow to Club America in last year’s final (agg: 1-4)
    All-Time SCCL Record: W-9; D-6; L-4; GF-31; GA-17 / Home Record: W-7; D-1; L-1; GF-19; GA-4
    1W-1D-0L in previous final group matches, both coming against Costa Rican sides (2012./13: 5-0 home win v Alajuelense; 2015/16: 0-0 home draw v Herediano)
    All-Time SCCL v Costa Rican opposition: W-2; D-3; L-0; GF-11; GA-4 (conceded 2 goals in last 3 of those games ... never won 2 straight SCCL games v Costa Rican sides)
    Record in SCCL home matches v Central American opposition: W-4; D-1; L-0; GF-14; GA-2 ... 0-0 draw v Herediano in 2015 group stage is only home blemish v Central American sides
    3 wins in last 8 SCCL games (lost 3 of last 5) ... conceded at least 1 goal in last 5 SCCL games
    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 (3rd place): W-6; D-5; L-2; GF-16; GA-9 ... Last outing: (October 15, 2016): 0-2 home loss v Necaxa ... conceded Apertura-low 9 goals ... Gignac and Ismael Sosa are team’s co-top scorer in Apertura (5 goals each)
    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)
    C.S. Herediano
    2016/17 SCCL Results: 1-1 away draw v Plaza Amador (Yendrick Ruiz 49’); 1-3 home loss v Tigres (Jose Sanchez 56’); 2-0 home win v Plaza Amador (Yendrick Ruiz 35’ pen, 50’) ... will advance to quarterfinals with win at Tigres
    Qualification Method: Champion, 2016 Costa Rican Verano
    SCCL Appearances: 7-2009/10; 2011/12; 2012/13; 2013/14; 2014/15; 2015/16; 2016/17
    CONCACAF Club Titles: none
    Best SCCL Finish: Semifinals-1 (2014/15)
    All-Time SCCL Record: W-15; D-9; L-11; GF-59; GA-50 / Away Record: W-4; D-7; L-6; GF-18; GA-26
    All-Time SCCL Record v Mexican opposition: W-2; D-4; L-7; GF-11; GA-29 / Away: W-0; D-1; L-5; GF-1; GA-12 ... held Mexican opponents to 1 goal or fewer in 4 of 6 away matches ... scored 1 goal or fewer in 10 of 13 SCCL games v Mexican teams, including last 4 outings ... Last SCCL win v Mexican team: 3-0 home win v Club America in semifinals on March 17, 2015
    1-2 home loss v Tigres on August 17, 2016, snapped 6-match home unbeaten run in SCCL (4W-2D-1L) ... ... unbeaten in 20 of last 26 SCCL games (13W-7D-6L) ... scored more than 1 for the first time in 6 SCCL matches in 2-0 home win v Plaza Amador on September 15, 2016 ... 0W-3D-2L in last 5 SCCL away matches
    Holds record for most SCCL goals scored by a Costa Rican team (59 ... Saprissa is next with 54)
    2016 Costa Rican Invierno Record (1st Place): W-10; D-5; L-2; GF-36; GA-19 ... Last outing: (October 15, 2016): 2-1 home win v Saprissa (Johan Condega 75’; Jonatan Hansen 77’) ... bounced back from 0-2 away loss v Municipal Liberia on October 8, 2015
    Club’s All-Time Leading SCCL Scorers: Yendrick Ruiz (9 goals); Jorge Barbosa (6) Victor Nuñez (4); Elias Aguilar, Jonatan Hansen, Anllel Porras (3); Yosimar Arias, Jose Carlos Cancela, Jose Luis Cordero, Oscar Esteban Granados, Cristhian Lagos, Pablo Salazar, Jose Sanchez, Olman Vargas (2)
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