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WC Qualification CONCACAF

  • September 11, 2012
  • • 9:05 PM
  • • Estadio Rommel Fernández Gutiérrez, Ciudad de Panamá
  • Referee: E. Bonilla
  • • Attendance: 20000

World Cup Qualifying Preview: Panama - Canada

World Cup Qualifying Preview: Panama - Canada

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The two sides meet again in Panama City after Canada won the first meeting 1-0 last week in Toronto.

Panama (4-4-2): Penedo; Henriquez, Baloy, Torres, Cedeno; Barahona, Cooper, Gomez, Quintero; Perez, Tejada

Canada (4-4-1-1): Hirschfeld; Edgar, McKenna, Hainault, Jazic; Bernier, De Guzman, Hutchinson, De Jong; De Rosario; Ricketts

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GOALKEEPERS (3): 1. Lars Hirschfeld (Vålerenga Fotball, Norway), 18. Milan Borjan (Sivasspor, Turkey), 22. Kenny Stamatopoulos (AIK Fotbol, Sweden)

DEFENDERS (7): 3. Ante Jazić (Chivas USA, MLS), 4. Kevin McKenna (FC Köln, Germany), 5. André Hainault (Houston Dynamo, MLS), 11. Marcel de Jong (FC Augsburg, Germany), 12. Dejan Jaković (D.C. United, MLS), 15. David Edgar (Burnley FC, England), 19. Ashtone Morgan (Toronto FC, MLS)

MIDFIELDERS (7): 2. Nik Ledgerwood (Hammarby IF, Sweden), 6. Julian de Guzman (FC Dallas, MLS), 7. Terry Dunfield (Toronto FC, MLS),  13. Atiba Hutchinson (PSV Eindhoven, Netherlands), 16. Pedro Pacheco (CD Santa Clara, Portugal), 20. Patrice Bernier (Impact Montréal, MLS)

FORWARDS (4): 9. Tosaint Ricketts (Valerenga, Norway), 10. Simeon Jackson (Norwich City FC, England), 14. Dwayne De Rosario (D.C. United, MLS).

  • Canada won the first match of the round between the two nations, when a Dwayne De Rosario goal helped the Canadians prevail 1-0 last week at Toronto's BMO Field.
  • With his goal in that match, De Rosario took sole custody of the all-time Canadian men's national team goalscoring record.
  • Canada has not qualified for a World Cup since 1986. It has not reached the final round of qualifying, the Hexagonal, since 1998. Panama is hoping to qualify for its first ever World Cup tournament.
  • Estadio Rommel Fernandez was sold out well in advance of this match. with over 31,000 expected to attend.
  • Panama supporters have camped out in front of the Canadian hotel with the goal of disrupting the visitors rest ahead of Tuesday's game.
  • Canada is the only CONCACAF team that has yet to concede a goal in the current qualifying round.


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Head to Head
Gold Cup ‎(GC)‎ Jul 14, 2013 Panama 0 - Canada 0
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WCQ 2014 (Concacaf) ‎(WCQN)‎ Sep 11, 2012 Panama 2 - Canada 0
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WCQ 2014 (Concacaf) ‎(WCQN)‎ Sep 7, 2012 Canada 1 - Panama 0
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Gold Cup ‎(GC)‎ Jun 14, 2011 Canada 1 - Panama 1
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Last Five Matches
Aug 20, 2014Panama 4 - Cuba 0FR
Aug 6, 2014Peru 3 - Panama 0FR
Jun 3, 2014Brazil 4 - Panama 0FR
May 31, 2014Panama 1 - Serbia 1FR
Oct 15, 2013Panama 2 - USA 3WCQN
Team News
Available Squads
1J. PenedoGoalkeeper
14E. DasentDefender
23F. BaloyDefender
17Luis Alfonso HenriquezDefender
5R. TorresDefender
11Armando CooperMidfielder
6G. GómezMidfielder
21A. HenríquezMidfielder
7B. PérezStriker
-R. BlackburnStriker
-L. MejíaGoalkeeper
4C. RodríguezDefender
13Jean CedeñoMidfielder
-Roderick MillerDefender
-Aníbal Cesis GodoyMidfielder
14J. PérezMidfielder
8M. SánchezMidfielder
10N. BarahonaMidfielder
-E. Aguilar
18L. TejadaStriker
15Y. GlaizeStriker

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