2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A

Group A of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup consisted of Honduras, Costa Rica, French Guiana, and Canada. Matches began on July 7 and ended on July 14, 2017.[1]

Teams

Draw position Team Zone Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
FIFA Rankings
at start of event
A1 HondurasUNCAF2017 Copa Centroamericana 1st placeJanuary 17, 201713th2015Runners-up (1991)72
A2 Costa RicaUNCAF2017 Copa Centroamericana 4th placeJanuary 20, 201713th2015Runners-up (2002)26
A3 French GuianaCFU2017 Caribbean Cup 3rd placeNovember 9, 20161stDebutN/A
A4 CanadaNAFU* AutomaticN/A13th2015Winners (2000)100

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Costa Rica 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7 Advance to knockout stage
2  Canada 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 5
3  Honduras 3 1 1 1 3 1 +2 4
4  French Guiana 3 0 0 3 2 10 8 0
Source: CONCACAF
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

In the quarter-finals:

Matches

French Guiana vs Canada

French Guiana 2–4 Canada
Report
Attendance: 25,817[2]
Referee: John Pitti (Panama)
French Guiana
Canada
GK22Donovan Léon (c)
RB7Anthony Soubervie
CB6Kévin Rimane 19'
CB8Jean-David Legrand
LB14Grégory Lescot
RM5Cédric Fabien
CM10Loïc Baal
CM11Roy Contout 76'
LM4Rhudy Evens 90+2'
CF18Sloan Privat 32'
CF21Schaquille Dutard 64'
Substitutions:
FW9Arnold Abelinti 64'
MF13Miguel Haabo 90+2'
Manager:
Marie-Rose Carême
Jaïr Karam
GK18Milan Borjan 64'
RB23Michael Petrasso
CB5Dejan Jakovic
CB19Steven Vitória 40'
LB17Marcel de Jong
CM20Patrice Bernier (c) 66'
CM6Samuel Piette
CM8Scott Arfield 84'
RW10Junior Hoilett
CF9Lucas Cavallini 83'
LW12Alphonso Davies
Substitutions:
GK1Maxime Crépeau 64'
MF7Russell Teibert 66'
FW16Anthony Jackson-Hamel 83'
Manager:
Octavio Zambrano

Man of the Match:
Alphonso Davies (Canada)[3]

Assistant referees:[4]
Gabriel Victoria (Panama)
Ronald Bruna (Panama)
Fourth official:
José Kellys (Panama)

Honduras vs Costa Rica

Honduras 0–1 Costa Rica
Report Ureña  39'
Attendance: 25,817[5]
Honduras
Costa Rica
GK1Luis López
CB4Henry Figueroa
CB5Ever Alvarado 53'
CB3Maynor Figueroa (c)
RWB2Félix Crisanto
LWB23Carlos Sánchez 62'
RW6Bryan Acosta
AM8Alfredo Mejía
LW7Carlos Discua 56'
CF16Carlos Lanza 46'
CF12Romell Quioto
Substitutions:
FW17Alberth Elis 46'
MF14Boniek García 56'
MF10Alexander López 62'
Manager:
Jorge Luis Pinto
GK18Patrick Pemberton 90+3'
CB3Giancarlo González 29'
CB2Johnny Acosta
CB5Kenner Gutiérrez
RWB16Cristian Gamboa 45'
LWB15Francisco Calvo
RM13Rodney Wallace 71'
CM11Johan Venegas 35'
CM20David Guzmán 85'
LM10Bryan Ruiz (c)
CF21Marco Ureña 82'
Substitutions:
FW12Joel Campbell 35'
MF17Yeltsin Tejeda 71'
FW7David Ramírez 82'
Manager:
Óscar Ramírez

Man of the Match:
Marco Ureña (Costa Rica)[6]

Assistant referees:[7]
Gerson López (Guatemala)
Hermenerito Leal (Guatemala)
Fourth official:
Joel Aguilar (El Salvador)

Costa Rica vs Canada

Costa Rica 1–1 Canada
Calvo  42' Report Davies  26'
Costa Rica
Canada
GK18Patrick Pemberton
CB3Giancarlo González
CB2Johnny Acosta
CB5Kenner Gutiérrez 35'
RWB16Cristian Gamboa 73'
LWB15Francisco Calvo
RM12Joel Campbell 24'
CM10Bryan Ruiz (c)
CM20David Guzmán 61'
LM13Rodney Wallace
CF21Marco Ureña
Substitutions:
FW7David Ramírez 24'
MF17Yeltsin Tejeda 61'
DF6José Salvatierra 73'
Manager:
Óscar Ramírez
GK18Milan Borjan
RB23Michael Petrasso
CB5Dejan Jakovic (c)
CB19Steven Vitória
LB4Sam Adekugbe
CM8Scott Arfield
CM6Samuel Piette
CM14Mark-Anthony Kaye
RW10Junior Hoilett 77'
CF16Anthony Jackson-Hamel 56'
LW12Alphonso Davies 69'
Substitutions:
FW11Tosaint Ricketts 56'
DF2Fraser Aird 69'
FW9Lucas Cavallini 77'
Manager:
Octavio Zambrano

Man of the Match:
Francisco Calvo (Costa Rica)[9]

Assistant referees:[10]
Charles Morgante (United States)
Corey Rockwell (United States)
Fourth official:
César Arturo Ramos (Mexico)

Honduras vs French Guiana

Honduras 3–0
Awarded[note 1]
 French Guiana
Report
Attendance: 12,019[12]
Referee: Yadel Martínez (Cuba)
Honduras
French Guiana
GK1Luis López
RB21Brayan Beckeles
CB4Henry Figueroa
CB3Maynor Figueroa (c)
LB5Ever Alvarado 68'
RM17Alberth Elis
CM6Bryan Acosta 66'
CM8Alfredo Mejía
LM10Alexander López 57'
CF16Carlos Lanza 46'
CF12Romell Quioto 76'
Substitutions:
MF14Boniek García 46'
MF7Carlos Discua 57'
MF13Sergio Peña 66'
Manager:
Jorge Luis Pinto
GK22Donovan Léon
RB5Cédric Fabien
CB6Kévin Rimane 40'
CB8Jean-David Legrand
LB7Anthony Soubervie 82'
CM14Grégory Lescot 80'
CM10Loïc Baal
CM15Florent Malouda (c)
RW23Ludovic Baal
CF18Sloan Privat 89'
LW9Arnold Abelinti 58'
Substitutions:
FW4Rhudy Evens 58'
FW11Roy Contout 82'
FW21Schaquille Dutard 89'
Manager:
Marie-Rose Carême
Jaïr Karam

Man of the Match:
Luis López (Honduras)[13]

Assistant referees:[14]
Hermenerito Leal (Guatemala)
Daniel Williamson (Panama)
Fourth official:
Michel Rodríguez Rogue (Cuba)

Costa Rica vs French Guiana

Costa Rica 3–0 French Guiana
Report
Costa Rica
French Guiana
GK23Danny Carvajal
RB6José Salvatierra
CB3Giancarlo González
CB4Michael Umaña
LB15Francisco Calvo
RM19Ulises Segura 54'
CM14Randall Azofeifa 68'
CM17Yeltsin Tejeda
LM10Bryan Ruiz (c)
CF9Ariel Rodríguez 78'
CF7David Ramírez
Substitutions:
MF20David Guzmán 54'
MF13Rodney Wallace 68'
FW21Marco Ureña 78'
Manager:
Óscar Ramírez
GK22Donovan Léon (c)
RB7Anthony Soubervie 59'
CB5Cédric Fabien
CB8Jean-David Legrand
LB14Grégory Lescot
RM23Ludovic Baal 61'
CM10Loïc Baal 24'
CM2Hugues Rosime
LM4Rhudy Evens 77'
CF11Roy Contout 66'
CF9Arnold Abelinti 46'
Substitutions:
FW21Schaquille Dutard 46'
MF13Miguel Haabo 66'
FW12Mickaël Solvi 77'
Manager:
Marie-Rose Carême
Jaïr Karam

Man of the Match:
Ariel Rodríguez (Costa Rica)[16]

Assistant referees:[17]
Marvin Torrentera (Mexico)
Miguel Hernández (Mexico)
Fourth official:
Fernando Guerrero (Mexico)

Canada vs Honduras

Canada 0–0 Honduras
Report
Attendance: 10,098[18]
Canada
Honduras
GK18Milan Borjan
RB4Sam Adekugbe
CB19Steven Vitória
CB3Manjrekar James
LB17Marcel de Jong
CM8Scott Arfield
CM6Samuel Piette
CM20Patrice Bernier (c) 65'
RF23Michael Petrasso
CF9Lucas Cavallini 87'
LF10Junior Hoilett 73'
Substitutions:
MF21Jonathan Osorio 69' 65'
MF12Alphonso Davies 73'
MF14Mark-Anthony Kaye 87'
Manager:
Octavio Zambrano
GK1Luis López
RB23Carlos Sánchez
CB4Henry Figueroa
CB3Maynor Figueroa (c)
LB2Félix Crisanto
RM7Carlos Discua 65'
CM20Jorge Claros
CM8Alfredo Mejía 79'
LM12Romell Quioto
CF17Alberth Elis
CF16Carlos Lanza
Substitutions:
MF14Boniek García 65'
MF13Sergio Peña 79'
Manager:
Jorge Luis Pinto

Man of the Match:
Marcel de Jong (Canada)[19]

Assistant referees:[20]
Juan Francisco Zumba (El Salvador)
William Torres (El Salvador)
Fourth official:
Daneon Parchment (Jamaica)

Notes

  1. CONCACAF awarded Honduras a 3–0 win as a result of French Guiana fielding the ineligible player Florent Malouda, after the match had finished 0–0. Malouda had previously represented France and did not meet eligibility rules.[11]

References

  1. "Gold Cup group-stage matchups, schedule unveiled". CONCACAF.com. The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football. March 7, 2017. Retrieved June 14, 2017.
  2. "French Guyana vs. Canada - 8 July 2017". Soccerway. Perform Group. July 8, 2017. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  3. CONCACAF [@GoldCup] (July 7, 2017). "Congratulations to Alphonso DAVIES, the Man of the Match!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 7, 2017 via Twitter.
  4. "Game Notes: French Guiana v Canada". goldcup.org. CONCACAF. July 6, 2017. Retrieved July 7, 2017.
  5. "Honduras vs. Costa Rica - 8 July 2017". Soccerway. Perform Group. July 8, 2017. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  6. CONCACAF [@GoldCup] (July 7, 2017). "Congratulations to Marco Ureña, the Man of the Match!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 7, 2017 via Twitter.
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  8. "2017-07-11 - Canada vs Costa Rica". canadasoccer.com. Canadian Soccer Association. July 11, 2017. Retrieved July 16, 2017.
  9. CONCACAF [@GoldCup] (July 11, 2017). "Congratulations to Costa Rica's , @calvo05oficial the Man of the Match!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 11, 2017 via Twitter.
  10. "Game Notes: Costa Rica v Canada". goldcup.org. CONCACAF. July 11, 2017. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  11. "CONCACAF Gold Cup Disciplinary Committee Issues Decision in French Guiana Player Eligibility Case". goldcup.org. CONCACAF. July 14, 2017. Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  12. "Honduras vs. French Guiana - Football Match Summary - July 11, 2017". espn.com. ESPN Inc. July 11, 2017. Retrieved April 8, 2018.
  13. CONCACAF [@GoldCup] (July 11, 2017). "Congratulations to Honduras' Luis Lopez , the Man of the Match!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 11, 2017 via Twitter.
  14. "Game Notes: Honduras v French Guiana". goldcup.org. CONCACAF. July 11, 2017. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  15. "Costa Rica vs. French Guyana - 14 July 2017". Soccerway. Perform Group. July 14, 2017. Retrieved July 18, 2017.
  16. CONCACAF [@GoldCup] (July 14, 2017). "Congratulations to Costa Rica's Ariel Rodriguez , the Man of the Match!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 14, 2017 via Twitter.
  17. "Game Notes: Costa Rica v French Guiana". goldcup.org. CONCACAF. July 14, 2017. Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  18. "Canada vs. Honduras - 15 July 2017". Soccerway. Perform Group. July 14, 2017. Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  19. CONCACAF [@GoldCup] (July 14, 2017). "Congratulations to Canada's Marcel de Jong, the Man of the Match!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 14, 2017 via Twitter.
  20. "Game Notes: Canada v Honduras". goldcup.org. CONCACAF. July 14, 2017. Retrieved July 14, 2017.
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