• Wednesday Mar 15, 2017

    SCCL: Mexico v USA … by the numbers

    Action from the 2015/16 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal, first-leg match between visiting Real Salt Lake (left) and Tigres on February 24, 2016, in San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico. (Photo: Mexsport)

    FRISCO, Texas – When the opening whistle launches Wednesday’s 2016/17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League semifinal, first-leg encounter between host FC Dallas and Pachuca, it will mark the 55th time in the competition’s history that sides from the United States and Mexico will meet.

    CONCACAF.com takes a look at the numbers that define the series:

    SCOTIABANK CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
    Mexico v USA

    Total Matches: 54

    Wins: MEX-32, USA-10

    Draws: 12

    Goals Scored: 156 (MEX-104, USA-52)

    Goals Scored by Home Team: 95

    Goals Scored by Away Team: 61

    Most Wins (Mexican team): Santos-7

    Most Wins (USA team): Seattle Sounders-3

    Most Draws (Mexican team): Toluca-4

    Most Draws (USA team): D.C. United, Houston Dynamo, Real Salt Lake, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders-2 each

    Most Losses (Mexican team): Santos-3

    Most Losses (USA team): Seattle Sounders-7

    Most Goals Scored (Mexican team): Santos-23

    Most Goals Scored (USA team): Seattle Sounders-14

    Most Goals Allowed (Mexican team): Cruz Azul-9

    Most Goals Allowed (USA team): Seattle Sounders-23

    Highest Scoring Match: 9 goals … Cruz Azul 5, Real Salt Lake 4 (August 25, 2010 / Group Stage)

    Lowest Scoring Match: 0 goals … LA Galaxy 0, Santos 0 (February 24, 2016 / Quarterfinals)

    Highest Scoring Draw: 8 goals … Pumas 4, Houston Dynamo 4 (September 30, 2008 / Group Stage)

    First Win by Mexican Team: D.C. United 0, Cruz Azul 1 (October 1, 2008 / Group Stage)

    First Win by USA Team: Columbus Crew 1, Santos 0 (September 21, 2010 / Group Stage … 18th match)

    First Win by Mexican Team at USA: D.C. United 0, Cruz Azul (October 1, 2008 / Group Stage)

    First Win by USA Team at Mexico: Pumas 0, FC Dallas 1 (August 17, 2011 / Group Stage / 12th match in Mexico)

    Mexico Record at USA: 12W-7D-8L

    USA Record at Mexico: 2W-5D-20L

    NOTES
    - Mexican teams are 3W-1D-0L (5GF, 2GA) in SCCL semifinal meetings v USA teams
    - Last 4 SCCL games between Mexico and USA teams played in the USA have ended in a draw

     

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