Olimpia at home in CONCACAF
Action from the Scotiabank CONCACAF League round of 16, first leg between host Olimpia (white jersey) and Alajuelense on August 3, 2017, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Despite being down 1-0, history will be on Olimpia’s side Thursday night, when it hosts against Alianza in the second leg of their Scotiabank CONCACAF League (SCL) quarterfinal.

The Honduran power is unbeaten in its last 29 home games in domestic league and CONCACAF competitions.

“We know the quality of the opponent, its play, their players, its coach,” Olimpia head coach Carlos Restrepo said Wednesday during a pre-match press conference. “But we are on our field and we hope to advance.”

Olimpia owns a superb all-time home record in CONCACAF Champions League and CONCACAF League play, going unbeaten in 18 of 21 games (14W-4D-3L).  A visitor last beat the Leones on August 27, 2013, as the USA’s Sporting Kansas City posted a 2-0 victory.

“We have confidence in our players and in their capacity to be able to come back and advance,” concluded Restrepo.


Home Results in International Competitions (October 1, 2008-August 23, 2017)

2008/09 CONCACAF Champions League

1-2 loss v Montreal Impact (Canada), Group Stage

    1. draw v Atlante (Mexico), Group Stage

4-0 win v Joe Public (Trinidad & Tobago), Group Stage

2009/10 CONCACAF Champions League

2-1 win v Arabe Unido (Panama), Preliminary Round

2010/11 CONCACAF Champions League

2-0 win v FAS (El Salvador), Group Stage

2-1 win v Toluca (Mexico), Group Stage

3-0 win v Puerto Rico Islanders (Puerto Rico Islanders), Group Stage

    1. loss v Saprissa (Costa Rica), Quarterfinals

2011/12 CONCACAF Champions League

2-1 win v Santos (Mexico), Preliminary Round

2012/13 CONCACAF Champions League

3-0 win v FAS (El Salvador), Group Stage

    1. draw v Houston Dynamo (USA), Group Stage

2013/14 CONCACAF Champions League

0-2 loss v Sporting Kansas City (USA), Group Stage

  1. win v Real Esteli (Nicaragua), Group Stage

2014/15 CONCACAF Champions League

6-0 win v Alpha United (Guyana), Group Stage

    1. win v Portland Timbers (USA), Group Stage

1-1 draw v Herediano (Costa Rica), Quarterfinals

2015/16 CONCACAF Champions League

1-0 win v Seattle Sounders FC (USA), Group Stage

1-0 win v Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Canada), Group Stage

2016/17 CONCACAF Champions League

4-0 win v Police United (Belize), Group Stage

4-4 draw v Pachuca (Mexico), Group Stage

2017 CONCACAF League

2-0 win v Alajuelense (Costa Rica), Round of 16