Scotiabank CONCACAF League Game Notes: Arabe Unido v Central FC
Action from the Scotiabank CONCACAF League Round of 16, first-leg match between Arabe Unido (white jersey) and host Central FC on August 3, 2017, in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago. (Photo: CA-Images)
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ARABE UNIDO CENTRAL FC
1Games Played1
1Wins0
0Draws0
0Losses1
2Goals For1
1Goals Against2
Match Officials
Referee -Erick Miranda (Mexico)
AR1 - Salvador Rodri╠üguez Gorrocino (Mexico) 
AR2 - Mario Lopez Carrillo (Mexico)
4th -Cesar Ramos (Mexico) 
Suspended
Arabe Unido: None
Central FC: None
Single Caution
Arabe Unido: None
Central FC: None

Estadio Rommel Fernandez – Panama City, Panama

August 10, 2017 – 8:00 p.m. ET

ARABE UNIDO

  • Round of 16 Results v Central FC: 2-1 away win (Carlos Small 39’; Enrico Small 62’)
  • 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: 5 (2009/10, 2010/11, 2013/14, 2015/16, 2016/17)

  • Best SCCL Finish: Quarterfinals-3 (2009/10; 2013/14; 2016/17)

  • All-Time SCCL Record: W-15; D-2; L-15; GF-45; GA-48 ... most matches played, wins and goals scored by a Panamanian team in SCCL history

  • Panama league titles: 15 (1994/95 LINFUNA, 1995/96 LINFUNA, 1998/99, 2001 Apertura, 2001 Clausura, 2002 Apertura, 2004 Apertura, 2004 Clausura, 2008 Clausura, 2009 Apertura, 2010 Clausura, 2012 Apertura, 2015 Clausura, 2015 Apertura, 2016 Apertura)

  • 2017 Panamanian Apertura: (2nd Place): W-3; D-1; L-0; GF-6; GA-2 ... Last match: (August 6, 2017) 1-1 home draw v Sporting San Miguelito (Jonathan Murillo 29’ ... Assist: Carlos Small)

  • Advanced 2016/17 SCCL quarterfinals, before falling to FC Dallas (agg: 2-5) ... in group stage, defeated three-time champion Monterrey twice (3-2 away, 2-1 home)

  • Jose Gonzalez, Midfielder (26): scored a team-high five goals and added one assist in 2016/17 SCCL ... eight career SCCL goals ... scored in both 2016/17 SCCL wins over Monterrey

  • Enrico Small, Forward (28): scored a goal in 2-0 win over Plaza Amador in 2016 Panamanian Apertura final ... one goal in 13 all-time SCCL (goal scored in 79th minute of 3-0 away win v Montego Bay United on August 5, 2015 ... top scorer in 2016 Panamanian Apertura (16 goals)

  • Roberto Chen, Defender (23): appeared in three games for Panama in 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup ... played every minute of Panama’s six games in 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup ... competed in two SCCL editions (2011/12: San Francisco; 2016/17: Arabe Unido) ... one career SCCL goal (1 in 2-1 home win v FC Dallas on March 1, 2017) ... played for Malaga in Spain’s La Liga (2 games in 2013) 

CENTRAL FC

  • Round of 16 Results v Arabe Unido: 1-2 home loss (Johan Peltier 20’)

  • Qualification Method: 4th place, 2017 Caribbean Club Championship

  • Scotiabank CONCACAF League appearances (SCL): 1 (2017)

  • CONCACAF Club Titles: none

  • Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (SCCL) appearances: 2 (2015/16, 2016/17)

  • SCCL record: W-1; D-2; L-5; GF-7; GA-17 ... lone SCCL win came against visiting Comunicaciones (1-0) on September 17, 2015 (Ataullah Guerra 61’) ... 0-0-4 (3GF, 13GA) in four all-time SCCL away games

  • 2017 Caribbean Club Championship Record: W-1; D-1; L-1; GF-5; GA-4

  • 2017 Caribbean Club Championship Results: (Final Round) 3-1 win v Grenades FC (Jason Marcano 37’; Carlos Edwards 45’; Nathaniel Garcia 85’); 0-1 loss v Cibao FC ... (3rd Place) 2-2 draw, 3:5 pens v Central FC (Jason Marcano 5’; Keston George 90’+2)

  • Trinidad & Tobago league titles: 3 (2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17) ... club founded in 2012

  • 2017 TT Pro League: (5th Place): W-2; D-3; L-1; GF-10; GA-2 ... Last match: (July 29, 2017) 1-1 home draw Club Sando (Kaydion Gabriel 67’)

  • Caribbean Club Championship titles: 2 (2015, 2016)

  • Carlos Edwards, Defender (38): played every minute of Trinidad & Tobago’s three games in 2006 FIFA World Cup ... currently competing in his fifth World Cup Qualifying cycle (44 games/3 goals)

  • Jason Marcano, Forward (33): played in four SCCL editions (2, San Juan Jabloteh: 2009/10, 2010/11; 2, Central FC: 2015/16, 2016/17) ... scored in 83rd minute of Central FC’s 3-0 win over DirecTV W Connection in 2016 Caribbean Club Championship final 

  •  Nathaniel Garcia, Midfielder (24): played in two SCCL editions (both with Central FC ... 5 games/0 goals) 

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SCL2017_GameNotes_DAUvCFC-EN.pdf
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