CONCACAF Champions League: Your Running Commentary

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It's a make-or-break night in the CONCACAF Champions League for Toronto FC. If TFC can't come up with a home victory over Panamanian side Tauro FC at BMO Field, then the Reds face an extremely difficult uphill battle in their remaining two Group C games. A win, however, would put Toronto in a decent spot moving forward. 

Seattle, meanwhile, can improve to 4-0 in CCL play and potentially clinch a spot in the knockout stage by taking care of business against Herediano for the second time in as many weeks. After claiming a victory in Costa Rica last week, the Sounders welcome their opponents to the boisterous CenturyLink Field. Here is the viewing schedule for the night's CCL matches:

8 p.m. – Fox Soccer Channel/CONCACAF.com stream – Toronto FC vs. Tauro FC

8 p.m. – Telefutura/CONCACAF.com stream – Monterrey vs. Comunicaciones

10 p.m. – Fox Soccer Channel/Telefutura/CONCACAF.com stream – Seattle Sounders vs. Herediano

If you will be watching any of Tuesday's CONCACAF Champions League matches, please feel free to share any thoughts, opinions and some play-by-play in the comments section below. Enjoy the action.

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37 Responses to CONCACAF Champions League: Your Running Commentary

  1. NE Matt says:

    yo guys if you haven’t seen this video of landon donavan and tim lincecum playing fifa, you have to watch. its so hilarious.

    link to youtube.com

  2. Modibo says:

    The CONCACAF feed for the Toronto game is failing me… dam* you, Jack Warner!

  3. ... says:

    Toronto still leading 1-0 in the 84th minute.

    Comunicaciones just tied it up against Monterrey, 1-1 in the 85th.

  4. ... says:

    and Monterrey retakes the lead in the 87th

  5. ... says:

    and apparently it was actually 2-1 and not 1-1 before, whoops. so 3-1 in the 87th.

  6. Eric says:

    Bad feeling about this free kick in the TFC game at the whistle

  7. ... says:

    Full time:

    Toronto 1-0 Tauro

    Monterrey 3-1 Comunicaciones

  8. Eric says:

    And TFC gets away with the stupid foul after all. TFC wins 1-0. Good result for MLS.

  9. ... says:

    So, for the moment, Group C:

    Dallas, 7 pts, 3 games

    Toronto, 6 pts, 4 games

    Pumas, 4 pts, 3 games

    Tauro, 2 pts, 4 games.

    Dallas/Pumas 8 PM tomorrow

    and Group D:

    Seattle, 9 pts, 3 games

    Monterrey, 6 pts, 4 games

    Comunicaciones, 6 pts, 4 games

    Herediano 0 pts, 3 games.

    Seattle/Herediano in about 5 minutes

  10. marco says:

    Sounders look very poor first 15 minutes. Not much energy, back line and the central mids very poor.

  11. beachbum says:

    Jacqua :(

    skyball from around the spot

  12. ... says:

    1-0 to Herediano, 25th minute. Beautiful free kick.

  13. beachbum says:

    if Seattle can sneak in a goal off the counter before half it would be a big bonus. Coach Sigi may need to insert a couple of his playmakers in the second half; they look very un-Sounder like right now

  14. 99 says:

    I have no vid access. Thanks for the updates guys.

  15. Dimidri says:

    Is must say something good about MLS that one of the worst teams in the league can compete in the CCL.

  16. beachbum says:

    like that right there, delayed counter, the space is there, and it forced a bad tackle just outside the area for a yellow card too

    let’s see if thye convert

  17. beachbum says:

    No…Noonan just over the bar, but good strike

  18. Eric says:

    Seattle doesn’t look too motivated today. Actually a little strange since this is a B team for them and you would think most of these guys would play with a little more energy.

  19. beachbum says:

    just don’t know if Seattle has the palyers on the field to play the way they typically want to play. doesn’t mean they still can’t win though

  20. marco says:

    Sounder fans get your money back. Worst performance of the year. No energy, no skils, no interest. Sigi sub the entire eleven.

  21. Supsam says:

    the lineup lacks creativity in the middle and up top. This is what happens when Montero, Rosales, Friberg, Fernandez and even Alonso are all taken out. Big step down.

  22. beachbum says:

    no doubt. gonna have to play a couple of them here. all still within reach at the half

  23. beachbum says:

    Montero on in 56th, and Alonso

  24. beachbum says:

    while Herediano appears to have parked the bus…last thrust there by them included exactly one player

  25. beachbum says:

    Jacqua :(

    wild blast from just outside the area when he had the time, after excellent build up and midfield play from Montero

  26. Pete Wilson says:

    jacqua and noonan are just GOD-awful!! i don’t even think they should b in this league let alone playin for the sounders

  27. marco says:

    When a player is poor that’s on him. When an entire side is poor that’s on the coach. Sounders played for most of the game as if they were the away side.

  28. beachbum says:

    Toothless in Seattle with Noonan, Neagle and Jacqua up top, even after Montero and Alonso came on to take over the game and the midfield

    Man of the Match is the keeper Cambronero for sure. He played great

  29. MJC-DC says:

    Except that disgraceful showing at the end. Just get on your feet a see the game out. Absolutely no place for that in soccer or any sport for that mater.

  30. dgoshilla says:

    That was a pretty surprising result for the Sounders. Expected them to at least grab a point. Good on TFC for snatching the win. Tomorrow my LAGs will bring MLS another 3 points. Everywhere that we go the people wanna know whos in blue white and gold…Galaxy!

  31. beachbum says:

    agree 100%. cheers

  32. Lassidawg says:

    He played great in that he only had to make save

  33. beachbum says:

    he made play after play as I recall

  34. Neruda says:

    All the games are starting to catch up to Seattle as CCL usually starts to wear teams down resulting in a drop in league play. Still the Sounders are doing well but clearly coach wanted to give a night off to his most important attacking players and only inserted Montero and Alonso when the rest of the team showed little initiative.

    Everyone expected way more from Jaqua in the air against Herediano. of course Noonan’s crosses were for a someone taller than Jaqua, perhaps someone the size of Goliath.

  35. g-dub says:

    Squandered opportunity by the Sounders to wrap up a place in the knockout round against a Herediano team on the brink. Instead of coming out with a killer instinct they were listless.

    A win would have allowed them to focus on MLS. Now they have to play difficult games against Communicaciones in Guatemala, and then Monterrey at home. The Sounders could still very well be eliminted without points in one or more of those games.

  36. JJ says:

    The good thing is “all the games catching up to Seattle” should be over with that game alone. Everybody got a rest. We still sit on top of the group. Rolling in league play. This is a very small hiccup. Forget about it and move on … and drop Noonan and Jaqua ASAP.

  37. DCLee says:

    Agree completely unfortunately!