2012 Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic

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2012 Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic
Tournament details
Host country United States
Dates February 24 – March 3
Teams 8
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Vancouver Whitecaps FC (1st title)
Runners-up Toronto FC
Third place FC Dallas
Tournament statistics
Matches played 14
Goals scored 32 (2.29 per match)
Top scorer(s) FranceSébastien Le Toux (3 goals)
2011
2013

The 2012 Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic was a preseason soccer tournament held at Walt Disney World's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The tournament, the third edition of the Pro Soccer Classic, was held from February 24—March 3, 2012 and featured six Major League Soccer clubs along with one USL PRO club and one Swedish Allsvenskan club.

The tournament was won by the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, who defeated Toronto FC by a 1–0 score line.

Teams[edit]

The following eight clubs competed in the tournament:

Matches[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Tie-breaking criteria
If two or more teams were equal on points on completion of the group matches, the following criteria would be applied to determine the rankings:

  1. winner of head to head match;
  2. superior goal difference from all group matches played;
  3. higher number of goals scored from all group matches played;
  4. lowest number of goals allowed from all group matches played;
  5. single point deduction per red card or send off;
  6. coin toss with the club whose home city is list first alphabetically calling the toss;
Key to colours in group tables
Group winners advance to Final
Group runners-up advance to Consolation

Pool 1[edit]

Team Pld W L D GF GA GD Pts
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 9
Houston Dynamo 3 0 1 2 1 2 –1 2
Montreal Impact 3 0 1 2 2 5 –3 2
Sporting Kansas City 3 0 1 2 1 4 –3 2
February 24, 2012
18:00 UTC-5
Sporting Kansas City 0 – 0 Houston Dynamo
Recap
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Referee: Edvin Jurisevic


February 29, 2012
18:00 UTC-5
Sporting Kansas City 0 – 3 Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Recap Le Toux Goal 50'
Teibert Goal 62'
Mitchell Goal 67'
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Referee: Andrew Chapin

Pool 2[edit]

Team Pld W L D GF GA GD Pts
Toronto FC 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 7
FC Dallas 3 1 1 1 5 4 +1 4
BK Häcken 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
Orlando City 3 0 2 1 2 8 –6 1
February 25, 2012
18:00 UTC-5
Orlando City 2 – 2 Toronto FC
Rooney Goal 17' (pen.)
Molino Goal 55'
Recap Aceval Goal 23'
Frings Goal 62'
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Referee: Geoff Gamble
February 25, 2012
20:00 UTC-5
BK Häcken 1 – 1 FC Dallas
Östberg Goal 79' Recap Castillo Goal 45+'
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Referee: Silviu Petrescu

February 28, 2012
18:00 UTC-5
Toronto FC 3 – 1 BK Häcken
Johnson Goal 44'
Orozco Goal 85'
Plata Goal 90+1'
Recap Drugge Goal 57' (pen.)
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Referee: Tyler Ploeger
February 28, 2012
18:00 UTC-5
Orlando City 0 – 4 FC Dallas
Recap Ferreira Goal 5' (pen.)
Castillo Goal 33'
Pérez Goal 55'
Wiedeman Goal 89'

March 1, 2012
18:00 UTC-5
Toronto FC 3 – 0 FC Dallas
Silva Goal 35'40'
Johnson Goal 82'
Recap

Championship Round[edit]

Consolation Match[edit]

March 3, 2012
18:00 UTC-5
Houston Dynamo 0 – 1 FC Dallas
Recap Shea Goal 9' (pen.)
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
Referee: Jorge Gonzalez


Final[edit]

External links[edit]