Juan Carlos Plata - International Goals


The outstanding Guatemaltan player scored 35 international goals in 87 matches for his National Team. He was record holder in appearances for his country (passing Edgar Estrada on August 17, 2005; surpassed by Guillermo Ramirez on August 6, 2008) and also held the record number of goals for Guatemala (surpassed on June 14, 2008 by Carlos Ruiz).
Caps Goals     Date     Venue       	Opponent       Score    Competition    

  1	     14/ 1/96	San Diego	Mexico		0-1	Gold Cup			
  2	     19/ 1/96	San Diego	Mexico		0-1	Gold Cup
  3	     21/ 1/96	Los Angeles	USA		0-3	Gold Cup 
  4	      3/ 3/96 	Kingston	Jamaica		0-2	
  5  2   2   27/ 3/96   Cd.Guatemala	Venezuela	3-0	
  6  1   3    5/ 5/96   Diriamba	Nicaragua	1-0	World Cup  Qualifier
  7  2   5   10/ 5/96   Cd.Guatemala	Nicaragua	2-1	World Cup  Qualifier 
  8	 5    4/ 8/96   Cd.Guatemala	Panama 		1-0		 
  9 	 5   14/ 8/96	Cd.Panama 	Panama	 	0-1		  		 
 10  1   6   18/ 8/96   Los Angeles	Honduras	1-1
 11      6   31/ 8/96   Cd.Guatemala    Cuba 		1-1      
 12      6   25/ 9/96   Los Angeles     El Salvador     1-2  
 13	 6    3/11/96	Washington DC	USA		0-2	World Cup  Qualifier 
 14	 6   17/11/96	San Jose	Costa Rica 	0-3	World Cup  Qualifier 
 15  1   7   24/11/96   Los Angeles 	Costa Rica	1-0	World Cup  Qualifier
 16      7    8/12/96 	Los Angeles	Trinidad/Tobago	2-1	World Cup  Qualifier 
 17  1   8   21/12/96   San Salvador	USA       	2-2 	World Cup  Qualifier
 18  1   9   20/ 2/97   Fresno		Mexico  	1-1
 19      9   13/ 3/97  	San Salvador 	El Salvador	0-0
 20      9   25/ 3/97	Cd.Guatemala 	Ecuador		0-0
 21  1  10   16/ 4/97   Cd.Guatemala	Costa Rica	1-1	Uncaf Nations Cup
 22  2  12   20/ 4/97   Cd.Guatemala	Nicaragua	6-1	Uncaf Nations Cup 
 23     12   23/ 4/97	Cd.Guatemala 	El Salvador	1-0	Uncaf Nations Cup
 24  1  13   25/ 4/97   Cd.Guatemala	Honduras	1-0	Uncaf Nations Cup
 25     13   27/ 4/97	Cd.Guatemala	Costa Rica	1-1	Uncaf Nations Cup	
 26	13   24/ 9/97	Los Angeles	El Salvador	1-0 
 27 	13    7/11/97	Antofagasta	Chile		1-4
 28	13   23/ 1/98	Cd.Guatemala	Trinidad/Tobago 3-1	
 29	13    2/ 2/98	Los Angeles 	El Salvador	0-0	Gold Cup			
 30  1  14    5/ 2/98	Miami		Brazil  	1-1	Gold Cup
 31  1  15    8/ 2/98   Los Angeles 	Jamaica  	2-3	Gold Cup
 32  1  16   17/11/98   Los Angeles	Honduras	3-3
 33  2  18   18/11/98   Los Angeles	Mexico  	2-2
 34  1  19   28/ 7/99   Los Angeles 	El Salvador	2-0
 35     19   15/10/99	Cd.Guatemala	Paraguay	0-0		
 36 	19   10/11/99	Cd.Guatemala	Honduras	1-1
 37     19   23/11/99	Cd.Guatemala	Slovakia	0-1 
 38     19   19/ 1/00   Cd.Panama 	Panama   	0-2  
 39 	19    5/ 2/00	Cd.Guatemala	Chile		2-2
 40  1  20   15/ 2/00   Los Angeles	Trinidad/Tobago	2-4	Gold Cup
 41	20   19/ 3/00	San Pedro Sula	Belize		2-1	World Cup Qualifier	               
 42	20    2/ 4/00	Cd.Guatemala	El Salvador	0-1	World Cup Qualifier 
 43  1  21    7/ 5/00   San Salvador	El Salvador	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 44  2  23   18/ 6/00   Cd.Guatemala	Antigua/Barbuda 8-1	World Cup Qualifier
 45  2  25    3/ 7/00   Cd.Guatemala	Haiti   	4-1
 46     25    7/ 7/00	Los Angeles 	El Salvador	1-0
 47	25   16/ 7/00	Cd.Guatemala	USA		1-1	World Cup Qualifier	
 48	25   22/ 7/00	Quetzaltenango	Barbados	2-0	World Cup Qualifier 
 49	25   15/ 8/00	Alajuela	Costa Rica 	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
 50	25    3/ 9/00	Washington DC	USA		0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 51	25    8/10/00	Bridgetown	Barbados	3-1	World Cup Qualifier
 52	25    6/ 1/01	Miami		Costa Rica 	2-5	World Cup Qualifier
 53	25    6/ 1/02	Havana		Cuba		1-0
 54	25    9/ 1/02	Havana		Cuba		0-0	
 55	25   12/ 1/02	Guayaquil	Ecuador		0-1
 56  1  26   21/ 1/02   Pasadena  	Mexico  	1-3	Gold Cup
 57     26   23/ 1/02 	Pasadena	El Salvador	0-1	Gold Cup 	
 58     26    2/ 7/03	San Francisco	Peru		1-2	
 59  1  27    8/ 7/03   Cd.Guatemala 	El Salvador	2-1	
 60     27   15/ 7/03	Miami		Jamaica		0-2	Gold Cup		
 61	27   17/ 7/03	Miami		Colombia	1-1	Gold Cup
 62	27   20/ 8/03	Ambato		Ecuador		0-2	
 63  2  29    5/ 9/04   Cd.Guatemala	Costa Rica	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 64     29    8/ 9/04	San Pedro Sula	Honduras	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
 65  1  30    2/10/04   Fort Lauderdale	Jamaica    	2-2    
 66	30    9/10/04	San Jose	Costa Rica	2-5	World Cup Qualifier  	
 67     30   10/11/04	San Antonio	Mexico		0-2
 68	30   13/11/04	Washington DC 	Bolivia		1-0
 69	30   17/11/04	Cd.Guatemala 	Canada 		0-1	World Cup Qualifier 
 70	30   17/ 1/05	Los Angeles 	Colombia	1-1
 71	30   13/ 2/05	Fort Lauderdale	Haiti		2-1
 72  1  31   19/ 2/05   Cd.Guatemala    Belize     	2-0	Uncaf Nations Cup
 73  1  32   21/ 2/05  	Cd.Guatemala    Nicaragua  	4-0	Uncaf Nations Cup 
 74     32   23/ 2/05  	Cd.Guatemala    Honduras  	1-1	Uncaf Nations Cup	
 75     32   25/ 2/05  	Cd.Guatemala    Costa Rica 	0-4	Uncaf Nations Cup
 76  2  34   27/ 2/05   Cd.Guatemala    Panama     	3-0	Uncaf Nations Cup
 77 	34   26/ 3/05  	Cd.Guatemala    Trinidad/T.	5-1	World Cup Qualifier 
 78 	34   20/ 4/05	Atlanta 	Jamaica 	0-1		  
 79	34    4/ 6/05	Cd.Guatemala    Mexico		0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 80	34    8/ 6/05	San Jose	Costa Rica      2-3	World Cup Qualifier
 81     34   17/ 8/05   Cd.Guatemala   	Panama		2-1	World Cup Qualifier 
 82     34    7/ 9/05	Cd.Guatemala    USA		0-0	World Cup Qualifier 	
 83  1  35    1/10/05   Fort Lauderdale Jamaica 	1-2	  
 84     35   12/10/05   Cd.Guatemala    Costa Rica      3-1 	World Cup Qualifier   	
 85     35   19/ 2/06  	Frisco 		USA		0-4     
 86     35    6/ 9/06  	Cd.Guatemala    Panama  	1-2	
 87     35    9/10/10   San JosÚ PetÚn  Belize          4-2  

Note: The matches against El Salvador (23- 4-96, in which he scored 1 goal),
      Cameroon U-21 (16- 1-02, in which he scored 3 goals) and Denmark U-23 
      (29- 1-05, in which he scored 1 goal), in which Juan Carlos Plata
      played, are not considered full internationals by FIFA and therefor
      not included here. 

Total record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
   87     3▀  24   33     119-116       84       48.27


Types of Goals 

Friendly               16
Gold Cup         	4
UNCAF Cup         	8
World Cup qualifier	7

Total                  35



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Author: Dick Holstein (holstein@vi.nl)
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