MIAMI, Florida – Week two of the Concacaf Nations League is in the books and from a team and player perspective there were many notable statistics that emerged from the 16 matches played in League A.
Overall, there was a small uptick in goals from 23 in week one to 24 in week two, however there was a notable rise in assists, with 17 in week two versus just 12 in week one.
Of the 16 matches played in League A, just one ended in a scoreless draw, while the team that scored first won five times in addition to 10 clean sheets being recorded by goalkeepers.
On an individual level, one would be hard-pressed to find a better performance from Mexico’s J.J. Macias, who notched three goals in wins over Bermuda and Panama, while Jordan Morris of the United States was the ultimate playmaker, registering three assists.
Canada recorded a history-making 2-0 victory against the United States, their first since 1985 against the rivals to the south, and a lot of it had to do with DF Steven Vitoria, who has 141 successfully completed passes and a passing efficiency rate of 97.8%.
On a team level, The United States led the way with the most first half goals, placing six into the Cuban net in a 7-0 victory in Group A, while through the first two weeks the most shot-happy teams remain Honduras, Haiti and Martinique, with 21.
Martinique remains the most efficient passing team, with 92%, while Haiti have created 44 scoring chances.
Full credit is also due to Bermuda and Trinidad and Tobago for their goalkeeping, with 15 saves each through the first two weeks.
The Soca Warriors have also proven a pesky foe for opponents, as they lead the way with the most fouls received with 50.
Across the board, from the team to the individual level, the numbers from League A show a high level of football being played.
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