CONCACAF Champions League, Group C
Wednesday, September 28m 7 PM CT
Fox Soccer Channel and concacafchampions.com
Panama City, Panama
Estadio Rommel Fernande
FC Dallas Suspensions: Daniel Hernandez, Break Shea, and Jackson.
Ricardo Villar has not traveled with the team to remain in Dallas for rest.
Injury report FC Dallas
OUT: DF Edson Edward (R knee ACL tear); MF David Ferreira (R ankle);
QUESTIONABLE: DF Jeremy Hall (L ankle)
OVERVIEW: After winning its opening two Group Stage games (1-0 away v Pumas, 1-0 away v Toronto FC), it has gone winless in its last two (1-1 draw home v Tauro, 2-0 loss home v Pumas).
FCD could have clinched the quarterfinals with a win if UNAM Pumas had defeated Toronto. Pumas again played a bunch of kids and paid the price, drawing 1-1 with TFC. As it stands now FCD will have to go down to their final match against Toronto at home on October 18th.
- All-Time CCL record: 4 wins, 1 draw, 1 loss (5 GF, 3 GA).
- All-Time CCL away record: 3 wins, 0 draws, 0 losses (3 GF, 0 GA).
- Has scored 1 goal or less in each of its 6 all-time CCL games.
- All-Time CCL record v Central American teams: 2 wins, 1 draw, 0 losses (3 GF, 1 GA).
- After posting shutouts in first 4 CCL games, it has conceded goals in each of last two games.
- 2011/12 CCL scorers: Marvin Chavez, Daniel Cruz, Jackson Goncalves, Ugo Ihemelu, Jack Stewart.
Tauro of Panama
OVERVIEW: Despite only conceding 1 goal per game on average, Tauro has secured only two points from its opening four Group Stage games (2-1 loss home v Toronto FC, 0-0 draw home v Pumas, 1-1 draw away v FC Dallas, 1-0 loss away v Toronto FC.
- All-Time CCL record: 4 wins, 5 draws, 5 losses (16 GF, 19 GA).
- All-Time CCL home record. 3 wins, 2 draws, 2 losses (9 GF, 8 GA).
- After winning its first 3 all-time CCL home games, it has gone winless in 4-straight.
- Has scored only 1 goal in its last 3 CCL home games.
- All-Time CCL record v teams from the USA: 1 win, 2 draws, 0 losses (4 GF, 2 GA).
- Club scored 1st ever CCL goal…Edwin Aguilar in 6th min. of 2-0 win over Chivas USA on August 26, 2008.
- 2011/12 CCL scorers: Luis Moreno (2 goals…both on penalty kicks).
Scattered T-Storms, 93° High, 75° Low
Chance of Rain: 40%
Wind: N at 2 mph
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, especially during the evening. Low near 75F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.