2017 Pan American Cup (Men)

Lancaster, PA, USA

Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico,
Trinidad & Tobago, USA, Venezuela

Player of the Tournament: Matias PAREDES (ARG)
Goal-keeper of the Tournament: David CARTER (CAN)
U21 Player of the Tournament: Tariq MARCANO (TTO)
Top goal-scorer: Matias PAREDES (ARG) and Gonzalo PEILLAT (ARG), 7 goals

Trinidad & Tobago v Mexico

Pool B

# Info Time Teams Score Status Match Sheet
6 August 2017
6 Pool B 12:00pm Trinidad & Tobago TTO - MEX Mexico 3 - 2 Official    x 2  

Match Report

The second game of the day was so far, the closest of the 2017 Pan American Cup.

Pool B, Trinidad & Tobago edged Mexico 3-2 and won the first match in Lancaster.

Akim Toussaint was in charge of breaking the match by pushing the ball over the goalkeeper. His celebration was a true reflection of his wishes to win this match and keep his team on track.

Glen Francis, Trinidad & Tobago’s Coach put forward a game based on Kwan Brown experience who on several occasions was able to project himself as a striker and to cause several chances for a goal. Another outstanding player of this team was Kristien Emmanuel, who led the offensive, took advantage of a series of rebounds in the area, and found the opportunity to score the first goal.

Continuing with an offensive approach, TTO tried to increase the number of attacks, leaving open spaces that Mexico was able to take advantage of efficiently. At 35 'after a great individual action of Daniel Rangel ended with a shot in height, taken advantage of by Irvin Chavez and tied the game.

At 38 'the game entered a fast pace. Lyndell Byer was in the right place to catch a lost ball in the area and score 2-1 to seal the third quarter.

The tension in the field increased in the fourth quarter and the referees decided to calm the anxieties by applying yellow and green cards. 52 minutes into the match, after a great move Guillermo Pedraza scored a goal and tied the game.

Mexico mad a mistake and Trinidad & Tobago took advantage of it. After a perfect pass from Kristien Emmanuel, Akim Toussaint scooped the ball over the goalkeeper. Final Result 3-2 Trinidad  & Tobago.


Extra Info: The last time both teams played against in a Pan American Cup was in 2009 in Santiago de Chile, where Trinidad surpassed Mexico 5-3 in the 5th and 6th place match. Outside of this tournament, at Rio's Test Event in 2015 the results were:  TTO 9-2 and 3-1.


Team Min # Player Action
Trinidad & Tobago 14 22 EMMANUEL Kristien PC
Mexico 35 10 CHAVEZ Irvin FG
Trinidad & Tobago 38 30 BYER Lyndell PC
Mexico 52 30 PEDRAZA Guillermo PC
Trinidad & Tobago 57 9 TOUSSAINT Akim FG


Team Min # Player Type
Mexico 10 10 CHAVEZ Irvin Green Card
Mexico 11 16 GONZALEZ Luis Green Card
Mexico 42 27 GONZALEZ Guillermo Green Card
Trinidad & Tobago 43 6 PASCAL Marcus Green Card
Mexico 44 5 GARCIA Roberto Yellow Card
Mexico 57 5 GARCIA Roberto Green Card
Trinidad & Tobago 58 19 DANIEL Shaquille Green Card
Mexico 60 5 GARCIA Roberto Yellow Card
BRA v CAN (Pool B) CHI v ARG (Pool A)

Final Standings

  1. Argentina
    1. Argentina
  2. Canada
    2. Canada
  3. USA
    3. USA
  4. Trinidad & Tobago
  5. Brazil
    5. Brazil
  6. Chile
    6. Chile
  7. Mexico
    7. Mexico
  8. Venezuela
    8. Venezuela

Pool Standings

Team GP W D L GD P
Pool A
Argentina  ARG 3 3 0 0 25 9
USA  USA 3 2 0 1 1 6
Chile  CHI 3 1 0 2 -3 3
Venezuela  VEN 3 0 0 3 -23 0
Team GP W D L GD P
Pool B
Canada  CAN 3 3 0 0 12 9
Trinidad & Tobago  TTO 3 2 0 1 -2 6
Brazil  BRA 3 1 0 2 -1 3
Mexico  MEX 3 0 0 3 -9 0