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SCL2017 Game Notes: Olimpia v Plaza Amador
Action from the Scotiabank CONCACAF League semifinal, first leg between visiting Olimpia (white jersey) and Plaza Amador on September 14, 2017, in Panama City, Panama. (Photo: Israel Zapateiro)
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OLIMPIA PLAZA AMADOR
 Games Played 
 Wins 
 Draws 
 Losses 
 Goals For 
 Goals Against 
Match Officials
Referee - Joel Aguilar (El Salvador)
AR1 - Juan Francisco Zumba (El Salvador) 
AR2 - William Torres (El Salvador)
4th - Marlon Mejia (El Salvador) 
Suspended
Olimpia: Carlo Costly
Plaza Amador: Edgar Aparicio, Humberto Gomez 
Single Caution
Olimpia: Ever Alvarado, Alexander Lopez, Andres Quejada, Jose T obias
Plaza Amador: Lid Carabali, Algish Dixon, Jose Murillo, Ameth Ramirez, Ernesto Sinclair 
Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano - San Pedro Sula, Honduras
September 21, 2017 - 8:00pm ET (6:00pm Local)

OLIMPIA

  • Round of 16 v Alajuelense (agg: 3-0): 2-0 home win (Carlo Costly 2’; Kevin Alvarez 25’); 1-0 away win (Roger Rojas 45’+1) ... Quarterfinals v Alianza (agg: 3-2): 0-1 away loss; 3-1 home win (Roger Rojas 2‘; Carlo Costly 55‘, 90'+5) ... Semifinals v Plaza Amador: 7-1 away win (Carlo Costly 12‘; Alexander Lopez 23‘; Roger Rojas 28‘, 65’; Michael Chirinos 61‘, 68’; Jesus Marcelo Canales 81‘)
  • Qualification Method: non-finalist with best aggregate record in 2016/17 season
  • Scotiabank CONCACAF League appearances (SCL): 1 (2017)
  • CONCACAF club titles: Champions Cup-2 (1972, 1988)
  • Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (SCCL) appearances: 9 ... Best SCCL finish: Quarterfinals-2 (2010/11, 2014/15) ... SCCL record: W-18; D-8; L-14; GF-65; GA-45 ... only team to play in every SCCL edition ... fifth-most points in SCCL history (62), trailing only Mexican powers Cruz Azul (106), Santos (95), Monterrey (87) and Pachuca (64)
  • 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 (7th place): 2W-2D-2L (5GF, 6GA) ... Last Apertura match: (September 17, 2017) 2-3 away loss v Marathon (Carlo Costly 14’; Bayron Mendez 19’) ... Costly left game at halftime with what was diagnosed as a broken rib & is expected to be out of action for a month ... 2017 Apertura scorers: Carlo Costly (2 goals); Ever Alvarado, Bayron Mendez & Oscar Salas (1)
  • Has not advanced to a CONCACAF final since defeating Pachuca, 4-0, in the 2000 CONCACAF Champions’ Cup semifinals (single game) ... lost to LA Galaxy in final (3-2)
  • Alexander Lopez, Midfielder (25): played 8 total 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 ... scored one goal (7’) in Honduras’ 2-1 win at Trinidad & Tobago in 2018 World Cup Qualifying on Sept. 1, 2017
  • Roger Rojas, Forward (27): club’s all-time leading SCCL scorer with 8 goals (2010/11: 6; 2011/12: 2)
  • Donis Escober, Goalkeeper (36): played in at least one game in each of Olimpia’s nine 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 CONCACAF Gold Cup editions for Honduras (2009, 2013, 2015) ... appeared as a substitute in Honduras’ 2018 World Cup Qualifying matches away v Trinidad & Tobago (Sept. 1, 2017) & home v USA (Sept. 5, 2017) 

PLAZA AMADOR

  • Round of 16 v Portmore United (agg: 1-1, 5:4 pens): 0-1 away loss; 1-0 home win (Valentin Pimentel 75’) ... Quarterfinals v Walter Ferretti (agg: 2-1): 0-0 away draw; 2-1 home win (Jose Murillo 1‘; Ernesto Sinclair 55‘) ... Semifinals v Olimpia: 1-7 home loss (Ervin Zorilla 39’)
  • Qualification Method: 2016 Apertura Runner-up, finalist with 2nd best aggregate record
  • Scotiabank CONCACAF League appearances (SCL): 1 (2017)
  • CONCACAF Club Titles: none
  • Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (SCCL) appearances: 1 (2016/17) ... Best SCCL Finish: Group Stage-1 (2016/17) ... All-Time SCCL Record: W-1; D-1; L-2; GF-3; GA-6 ... Results: 1-1 home draw v Herediano (Sergio Ortega 12’); 1-3 away loss v Tigres (Humberto Ward 22’); 0-2 away loss v Herediano; 1-0 home win v Tigres (Ricauter Barsallo 37’)
  • Panama league titles: 6 (1988, 1990, 1992, 2002, 2005, 2016 Clausura)
  • 2017 Panamanian Apertura: (1st Place, ahead of Arabe Unido on goals scored, 15-13): W-5; D-5; L-0; GF- 15; GA-7 ... Last match: (September 17, 2017) 1-1 away draw v Chorrillo FC (Yair Renteria 60’) ... conceded one goal or fewer in last 14 Panamanian league games ... Jose Murillo: joint-top scorer in 2017 Apertura with Rolando Blackburn (Chorrillo FC) and Ronaldo Dinolis (Sporting San Miguelito) on 5 goals each
  • Conceded only 18 total goals during 2016/17 regular seasons (2016 Apertura: 8; 2017 Clausura: 10)
  • Valentin Pimentel, Midfielder (26): after making five appearances in the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup for Panama, made one in the 2017 edition ... played for Colombia’s La Equidad in 2016
  • Sergio Ortega, Defender (27): played every minute of Plaza’s four matches in 2016/17 SCCL ... scored Plaza Amador’s first-ever SCCL goal in 12th minute of 1-1 home draw v Herediano on August 4, 2016
  • Ernesto Sinclair, Forward (28): 24th minute goal in 1-0 win v Chorrillo FC in 2016 Panamanian Clausura final earned Plaza Amador its first-ever SCCL berth

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