Scotiabank CONCACAF League Game Notes: Plaza Amador v Walter Ferretti
Action from the Scotiabank CONCACAF League quarterfinal, first leg between visiting Plaza Amador (white jersey) and Walter Ferretti on August 17, 2017, in Esteli, Nicaragua. (Photo: Emir Alfaro)
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PLAZA AMADOR WALTER FERRETTI
 Games Played 
 Wins 
 Draws 
 Losses 
 Goals For 
 Goals Against 
Match Officials
Referee - Juan Carlos Guerra (Guatemala) 
AR1 - Rene Ochoa (Guatemala) 
AR2 - Marco Tulio Diaz (Guatemala) 
4th - Sergio Reyna (Guatemala)
Suspended
Plaza Amador: None
Walter Ferretti: None
Single Caution
Plaza Amador: Jose Murillo, Sergio Ortega, Ameth Ramirez, Ernesto Sinclair
Walter Ferretti: Gerardo Arce, Rafael De Almeida, Cristiam Gutierrez, Yosimar Amador 
Estadio Rommel Fernandez - Panama City, Panama
August 24, 2017 - 8:00 p.m. ET (7:00 p.m. Local)

PLAZA AMADOR

  • Round of 16 Results v Portmore United (agg: 1-1, 5:4 pens): 0-1 away loss; 1-0 home win (Valentin Pimentel 75’) ... Quarterfinal Results v Walter Ferretti: 0-0 away draw
  • 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): W-4; D-2; L-0; GF-9; GA-3 ... Last match: (August 20, 2017) 1-1 away draw v Arabe Unido (Ernesto Sinclair 88’) ... Sinclair has scored in last two Apertura games ... Jose Murillo has team-best three Apertura goals (league’s joint-top scorer with Chorrillo’s Alfredo Stephens)
  • 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): his 24th minute goal in a 1-0 win over Chorrillo FC in 2016 Panamanian Clausura final earned Plaza Amador its first-ever SCCL berth 

CLUB DEPORTIVO WALTER FERRETTI

  • Round of 16 Results v Belmopan Bandits (agg: 5-1): 4-1 home win (Marcos Mendez 12‘; Jose Bernardo Laureiro 75‘, 90’+2; own-goal, Norman Anderson 90‘); 1-0 away win (Robinson Da Silva 12’) ... Quarterfinal Results v Plaza Amador: 0-0 home draw
  • Qualification Method: non-champion with best aggregate record in 2016/17 season
  • Scotiabank CONCACAF League appearances (SCL): 1 (2017)
  • CONCACAF club titles: 0
  • Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (SCCL) appearances: 1 (2015/16)
  • Best SCCL Finish: Group Stage-1 (2015/16)
  • All-Time SCCL Record: W-0; D-0; L-4; GF-2; GA-8 ... Results: 0-1 away loss v Club America; 0-2 away loss v Motagua; 1-3 home loss v Club America (Jose Bernardo Laueiro 39’); 1-2 home loss v Motagua (Raul Leguias 75’)
  • By virtue of being non-champion with the best aggregate record from the 2016/17 Nicaraguan regular seasons, earned berth in first-ever SCL ... compiled 20W-11D-5L record (69GF, 29GA)
  • Nicaraguan league titles: 3 (1997/98, 2000/01, 2014/15)
  • 2017 Nicaraguan Apertura: (10th Place): W-0; D-1; L-0; GF-1; GA-1 ... Last match: (July 29, 2017) 1-1 away draw v San Francisco (Eder Munive 26’) ... other nine teams have played at least five games
  • Jose Bernardo Laureiro, Midfielder (25): played in four matches for Uruguay in 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup ... played in all four of Walter Ferretti’s matches in 2015/16 SCCL
  • Denis Espinoza, Goalkeeper (33): played in all four of Walter Ferretti’s 2015/16 SCCL games... competed in six all-time World Cup qualifiers ... played one game in 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup (0-4 loss v Panama)
  • Norlan Cuadra, Midfielder (29): appeared in one CONCACAF qualifier for the 2018 FIFA World Cup for Nicaragua (came on as a 70th min. substitute in 3-0 away win v Anguilla) ... scored only goal for Nicaragua in 5-0 friendly win v visiting Cuba on December 8, 2015
  • Carlos MembreƱo, Midfielder (28): appeared in one CONCACAF qualifier for the 2018 FIFA World Cup for Nicaragua (came on as a 90’+4 min. substitute in 3-1 away win v Suriname) 

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