CONCACAF League Game Notes: Aguila v Real Esteli
Gregorio Torres (pictured) and Real Esteli will visit Aguila in the Scotiabank CONCACAF League on August 2, 2017, in San Salvador, El Salvador. (Photo: Mexsport)
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TEAM A TEAM B
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Match Officials
Referee - Daneon Parchment (Jamaica)
AR1 - Ricardo Ake (Belize)
AR2 - Nicholas Anderson (Jamaica)
4th - Kevin Morrison (Jamaica)
Suspended
CD Aguila: None 
Real Esteli: None 
Single Caution
CD Aguila: None
Real Esteli: None
Estadio Cuscatlan - San Salvador, El Salvador
August 2, 2017 - 8:00 pm ET (6:00 pm Local)

CD AGUILA

  • Qualification Method: non-champion with 2nd best aggregate record in 2016/17 season
  • Previous Scotiabank CONCACAF League appearances (SCL): 1st SCL appearance
  • CONCACAF club titles: 1 (1976) ... defeated Suriname’s Robinhood in final (agg: 8-3)
  • Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (SCCL) appearances: 1 (2012/13)
  • Best SCCL Finish: Group Stage-1 (2012/13)
  • SCCL all-time record: W-0; D-0; L-4; GF-1; GA-17
  • Yaikel Perez (37’) scred only SCCL goal in 1-5 away loss v Toronto FC on August 1, 2012
  • Salvadoran league titles: 15 (1959, 1960/61, 1963/64, 1964, 1967/68, 1972, 1975/76, 1976/77, 1983, 1987/88, 1999 Apertura, 2000 Apertura, 2001 Clausura, 2006 Clausura, 2012 Clausura)
  • 2017 Salvadoran Apertura: (tied for 5th Place): W-0; D-1; L-0; GF-1; GA-1 ... Last match: (July 29, 2017) 1-1 home draw v Sonsonate (Javier Lezcano 32’ header ... Assist: Daniel Marquez)
  • Benji Villalobos, Goalkeeper (29): played only 76 minutes in 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup after suffering left-knee injury in El Salvador’s opener against Mexico (1-3 loss) ... appeared in three games for Aguila in 2012/13 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League
  • Victor Garcia, Midfielder (22): was on El Salvador’s roster for 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, but did not see any action ... earned his first cap for El Salvador in a 2-2 draw with Honduras on May 28, 2017
  • Edwin Sanchez, Midfielder (27): competed in two SCCL editions (2011/12: Isidro Metapan; 2012/13: FAS) ... appeared in one game at 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup (entered as a substitute in 0-2 quarterfinal loss to USA) 

REAL ESTELI

  • Qualification Method: 2016 Apertura champion and 2017 Clausura champion
  • Previous Scotiabank CONCACAF League appearances (SCL): 1st SCL appearance
  • CONCACAF Club Titles: none
  • Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (SCCL) appearances: 6 (2008/09, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2016/17)
  • Best SCCL Finish: Group Stage-4 (2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2016/17)
  • All-Time SCCL Record: W-0; D-7; L-13; GF-9; GA-30
  • 16 of 20 all-time games decided by one goal or fewer ... on September 18, 2012, was a minute away from earning a famous victory over Mexican power Tigres, when an equalizer by Jorge Jonathan Espericueta canceled out Juan Barrera’s 53rd minute strike in 1-1 draw
  • Nicaragua league titles: 15 (1991, 1998/99, 2002/03, 2003 Apertura, 2004 Clausura, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2015/16, 2016/17)
  • 2017 Nicaraguan Apertura (1st Place): W-1; D-0; L-0; GF-5; GA-0 ... Last match: (July 28, 2017) 5-0 home win v Deportivo Ocotal (Franklin Lopez 15’; Gregorio Torres 17’; Gaston Pagano 38’, 61’; Carlos Chavarria 54’)
  • Carlos Chavarria, Winger (23): scored Nicaragua’s first and only CONCACAF Gold Cup goal (six total games) in the 48th minute of a 2-1 loss to Panama ... joint-top scorer with Raul Leguias on three goals each in Nicaragua’s qualifying campaign for the 2018 FIFA World Cup
  • Manuel Rosas, Defender (33): played in four editions of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (SCCL) for Real Esteli (18 games/1 goal) ... lone SCCL goal in via the penalty spot (45’+1) in 2-1 loss v Toronto FC ... played in two of Nicaragua’s three games in 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup
  • Luis Fernando Copete, Defender (28): started all three of Nicaragua’s games in 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup ... scored two goals in Nicaragua’s CONCACAF qualifying campaign for 2018 FIFA World Cup (2 in 5-0 home win v Anguilla) ... competed for Real Esteli in 2016/17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League and Walter Ferretti in the 2015/16 edition 

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