2013 Latino del Año: Voting open for the Round of 16, and Group Stage results

Following three intense days of voting for the group stage of FutbolMLS.com's Latino del Año, fans have decided which players advance to the Round of 16.

The top two voted players from each group qualified for the next round, where 16 players have been paired up for in eight matchups that will determine who goes though to the quarterfinals.

Peruvian national team and FC Dallas goalkeeper Raúl Fernández obtained the highest amount of votes overall, and lead Group D with almost 72 percent of votes; 2012 Latino del Año, Houston's Boniek García, remained on top of the group of death with 51.5 percent, ahead of players like Diego Valeri (who also made it to the Round of 16), David Ferreira and Vicente Sánchez.

Here are the matchups for the Round of 16 for 2013 FutbolMLS.com's Latino del Año:

  • Q1: A1 – Álvaro Saborío (RSL) vs. B2 – Juan Agudelo (NE Revolution)
  • Q2: H1 – Rodney Wallace (Portland Timbers) vs. G2 – Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers)
  • Q3: B1 – Federico Higuaín (Columbus Crew) vs. A2 – Camilo (Vancouver Whitecaps)
  • Q4: G1 – Boniek García (Houston Dynamo) vs. H2 – Marcelo Sarvas (LA Galaxy)
  • Q5: C1 – Jaime Penedo (LA Galaxy) vs. D2 – Erick “Cubo” Torres (Chivas USA)
  • Q6: F1 – Hendry Thomas (Colorado Rapids) vs. E2 – Jairo Arrieta (Columbus Crew)
  • Q7: D1 – Raúl Fernández (FC Dallas) vs. C2 – Víctor Bernárdez (SJ Earthquakes)
  • Q8: E1 – Blas Pérez (FC Dallas) vs. F2- Osvaldo Alonso (Seattle Sounders FC)

Voting for the Round of 16 is now open and will close on Sunday, November 10, at 11:59 pm ET. The player with the highest number of votes in each matchup will qualify for the quarterfinal stage, as follows:

  • S1: Q1 vs Q2
  • S2: Q3 vs Q4
  • S3: Q5 vs Q6
  • S4: Q7 vs Q8

RESULTS IN THE GROUP STAGE

GROUP A
1. Álvaro Saborío (Real Salt Lake) – 46.23%
2. Camilo (Vancouver Whitecaps) – 27.42%

3. Gabriel Torres (Colorado Rapids) – 20.02%
4. Mauro Rosales (Seattle Sounders) – 6.33%

GROUP B
1. Federico Higuaín (Columbus Crew) – 32.35%
2. Juan Agudelo (NE Revolution) – 26.19%

3. Diego Chara (Portland Timbers) – 23.75%
4. Joao Plata (Real Salt Lake) – 17.71%

GROUP C
1. Jaime Penedo (LA Galaxy) – 58.98%
2. Víctor Bernárdez (SJ Earthquakes) – 22.37%

3. Diego Fagúndez (NE Revolution) - 12.24%
4. Olmes García (Real Salt Lake) – 6.42%

GROUP D
1. Raúl Fernández (FC Dallas) – 71.83%
2. Erick Torres (Chivas USA) – 13.08 %

3. Marvin Chávez (SJ Earthquakes) – 8.3%
4. Fabián Espíndola (NY Red Bulls) – 6.79%

GROUP E
1.  Blas Pérez (FC Dallas) – 46.68%
2.  Jairo Arrieta (Columbus Crew) – 31.78%

3.  Juninho (LA Galaxy) – 12.97 %
4.  Javier Morales (Real Salt Lake) - 8.57%

GROUP F
1. Hendry Thomas (Colorado Rapids) – 45.48%
2. Osvaldo Alonso (Seattle Sounders) – 25.72%

3. Claudio Bieler (Sporting KC) -  15 %
4. Michel (FC Dallas) – 13.79%

GROUP G
1. Boniek García (Houston Dynamo) – 51.53%
2. Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers) -  21.85%

3. Vicente Sánchez (Colorado Rapids) – 14.13%
4. David Ferreira (FC Dallas) – 12.49%

GROUP H
1. Rodney Wallace (Portland Timbers) – 56.87%
2. Marcelo Sarvas (LA Galaxy) -  23.14%

3. Jamison Olave (NY Red Bulls) – 12.24%
4. Felipe Martins (Montreal Impact) – 7.74%

Schedule for 2013 FutbolMLS.com' Latino del Año:
November 4 – Votaciones abiertas para la Fase de Grupos
November 7 – Ganadores de Fase de Grupos son anunciados, se abren votaciones para Octavos de Final
November 11 – Ganadores de Octavos de Final son anunciados, se abren votaciones para Cuartos de Final
November 14 – Ganadores de Cuartos de Final son anunciados, se abren votaciones para el Cuadrangular Final
November 18 – Se revela al ganador del Latino del Año 2013