CONCACAF League Game Notes: Olimpia v Alajuelense
Carlo Costly (pictured) and Olimpia will host Alajuelense in a Scotiabank CONCACAF League match on August 3, 2017, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
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Olimpia Alajuelense
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Match Officials
Referee - Mario Escobar (Guatemala)
AR1 - William TOrres (El Salvador)
AR2 - Douglas Bermudez (El Salvador)
4th - Joel Aguilar (El Salvador)
Suspended
Olimpia: none
Alajuelense: Patrick Pemberton
Single Caution
Olimpia: none
Alajuelense: none
Estadio Tiburcio Carías Andino - Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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OLIMPIA

  • Qualification Method: non-finalist with best aggregate record in 2016/17 season
  • Previous Scotiabank CONCACAF League appearances (SCL): 1st SCL appearance
  • CONCACAF club titles: Champions Cup-2 (1972, 1988)
  • Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (SCCL) appearances: 9 … only team to play in every SCCL
  • Best SCCL finish: Quarterfinals-2 (2010/11, 2014/15)
  • SCCL record: W-18; D-8; L-14; GF-65; GA-45 … fifth-most points of any team in SCCL history (62), trailing only Mexican powers Cruz Azul (106), Santos (95), Monterrey (87) and Pachuca (64)
  • Top SCCL scorer: Roger Rojas (8 goals … 2010/11: 6; 2011/12: 2)
  • Honduran league titles: 30 (1966/67, 1967/68, 1969/70, 1971/72, 1977/78, 1982/83, 1984/85, 1986/87, 1987/88, 1989/90, 1992/93, 1995/96, 1996/97, 1998/99, 2000 Apertura, 2002 Apertura, 2004 Clausura, 2005 Clausura, 2005 Apertura, 2006 Clausura, 2008 Clausura, 2009 Clausura, 2010 Clausura, 2011 Apertura, 2012 Clausura, 2012 Apertura, 2013 Clausura, 2014 Clausura, 2015 Clausura, 2016 Clausura)
  • 2017 Honduran Apertura (1st place): 1W-0D-0L (1GF, 0GA) … Last Aperturamatch: (July 29, 2017) Olimpia 1, UPNFM 0 (Oscar Salas 78’ … direct free kick)
  • Donis Escober, Goalkeeper (36): played in at least one game in each of Olimpia’snine SCCL appearances … played in 12 games for Honduras over three editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup (2009, 2013, 2015)
  • Johnny Palacios, Defender (30): competed in six SCCL editions for Olimpia… played in three editions of the CONCACAF Gold Cup for Honduras (2009, 2013, 2015)
  • Alexander Lopez, Midfielder (25): played 8 games for Honduras in 2 CONCACAF Gold Cups (2013, 2017) … competed in three matches in 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup … played in three matches at 2012 Olympic Games
  • Carlo Costly, Forward (35): scored three career SCCL goals … scored one goal in three matches for Honduras in 2014 FIFA World Cup (1-2 loss v Ecuador) … second all-time leading scorer for Honduras in CONCACAF Gold Cup (8 goals, one fewer than Carlos Pavon)
  • Carlos Will Mejia, Midfielder (33): competed in 9 SCCL editions (6 goals … 4, Marathon; 2, Olimpia)

ALAJUELENSE

  • Qualification Method: non-champion with best aggregate record in 2016/17 season
  • Previous Scotiabank CONCACAF League appearances (SCL): 1st SCL appearance
  • CONCACAF Club Titles: Champions Cup-2 (1986, 2004) … 1986 final: 4-2 aggregate victory v Transvaal; 2004 final: 5-1 aggregate victory v Saprissa
  • Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (SCCL) appearances: 5 (2008/09, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15)
  • Best SCCL Finish: Semifinals-2 (2013/14, 2014/15) All-Time SCCL Record: W-13; D-6; L-9; GF-34; GA-31
  • Costa Rica league titles: 29 (1928, 1939, 1941, 1945, 1949, 1950, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1970, 1971, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1991, 1992, 1995/96, 1996/97, 1999/00, 2000/01, 2001/02, 2002/03, 2004/05, 2010 Invierno, 2011 Verano, 2011 Invierno, 2012 Invierno. 2013 Invierno)
  • 2017 Costa Rican Invierno(2nd Place): W-1; D-0; L-0; GF-3; GA-0 … Last match: (July 30, 2017) 3-0 away win v Grecia(José Luis Cordero 50‘ pen; Jonathan McDonald 53‘; Kenner Gutiérrez 58')
  • Kenner Gutierrez, Defender (28): appeared in four matches for Costa Rica in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup … scored one goal Champions League goal (1-1 away draw v ChorrilloFC on September 25, 2014)
  • Jose Salvatierra, Defender (27): appeared in four matches for Costa Rica in 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup Pablo Antonio Gabas, Midfielder (35): four career CONCACAF Champions League goals Jonathan McDonald, Forward (29): five career CONCACAF Champions League goals, including three in knockout round play

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