Category Archives: CONCACAF Champions League

Sporting KC face Saprissa, Red Bulls to meet Canadian champs after CCL group draw

The New York Red Bulls will meet the winner of the Toronto FC/Montreal Impact Canadian Championship Final in the CONCACAF Champions League group stages. The groups were drawn on Wednesday. Continue reading »

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Sporting KC Notes: Vermes encouraged by Palmer-Brown debut; concerns mount at centerback; and more

Photo by ISIphotos.com By TATE STEINLAGE  It wasn’t exactly a dream debut for Sporting Kansas City defender Erik Palmer-Brown on Sunday in Chicago. The highly-regarded 17-year-old — who just three months ago was the target of Serie A giant Juventus … Continue reading »

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Cruz Azul edge Toluca for CCL title

By FRANCO PANIZO Cruz Azul ended their 17-year drought without a major trophy on Wednesday, and they did so despite never beating Toluca in the CONCACAF Champions League finals series. Cruz Azul hoisted the CONCACAF Champions League trophy on Wednesday … Continue reading »

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Tuesday Ticker: Arsenal battle back to top West Ham, Ronaldo out for cup final, and more

Arsenal grabbed a much-needed 3-1 win vs. West Ham United, Cristiano Ronaldo was ruled out of Wednesday’s Copa del Rey final against Barcelona, and more news from around the world of soccer. Continue reading »

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Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

Tuesday’s slate is filled with interesting matches, including Arsenal-West Ham United in Premiership play and Cruz Azul-Toluca in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League finals. Continue reading »

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Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

Manchester United, with their UEFA Champions League future on the line, head to Germany to face Bayern Munich and hope to eliminate the defending champions. Continue reading »

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CCL Rewind: Toluca powers past 10-man Alajuelense to reach final

By DAN KARELL In what’s been a recurring theme over the past few seasons, a Liga MX club showed its might against a foreign CONCACAF Champions League opponent. On this occasion, Toluca shook off a league defeat to Club Tijuana … Continue reading »

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Petke sees MLS clubs making progress despite recent CCL struggles

Photo by Howard C. Smith/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO The hot topic surrounding MLS for much of the past week was how its clubs were struggling in the CONCACAF Champions League, and New York Red Bulls head coach Mike Petke had … Continue reading »

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Cruz Azul crush Sporting KC to send MLS champs crashing out of CCL

Mariano Pavone’s hat-trick helped lead Cruz Azul to a 5-1 thrashing of Sporting Kansas City in CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal action on Wednesday, eliminating Sporting KC from the competition. Continue reading »

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Earthquakes fall to Toluca in penalty kicks

The San Jose Earthquakes pushed Toluca to the brink, tying the Mexican club before forcing penalty kicks. A Shea Salinas missed penalty helped give Toluca the PK victory and place in the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals. Continue reading »

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Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

David Moyes and Manchester United will have to erase a 2-0 deficit when they host Olympiacos in the second leg of their Champions League clash. Follow today’s UEFA, and CONCACAF Champions League action here. Continue reading »

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Club Tijuana roll past Galaxy, book place in CCL semifinals

Club Tijuana jumped out to a 3-0 lead on Tuesday night, and fought off a second-half rally from the LA Galaxy to post a 4-2 victory and 4-3 aggregate series victory in their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal clash in Tijuana. Continue reading »

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