Archives: CONCACAF Champions League

Different Night, Same Story: USL wins, and MLS Loses

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Villegas’ return helped lead Puerto Rico to a 2-1 win over Tauro FC/ What else is new? Another night of CONCACAF Champions League Action and another loss for an MLS side while another result is recorded by a side from … Continue reading

CONCACAF Champions League: Group D Preview

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The Islanders have a chance to do USL proud in this group Santos Laguna was my pick to win the Superliga tournament. They bowed out in the group stage. Will the Champions League be any different? Santos stout defense starts … Continue reading

CONCACAF Champions League Group C Preview

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Atlante and Saprissa could face off in the knock out stages of the Champions League When most US based football fans last watched Atlante play it was a disgraceful display of unsporting play and behavior in the Superliga semifinal match … Continue reading

CONCACAF Champions League: Group B Preview

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Ricardo Ferretti’s UNAM Pumas Squad should win Group B/photo from Goal.com Earlier today we previewed Group A, likely the toughest group in the Champions league. This group could quite possibly be the softest. Pumas currently sits atop the table in … Continue reading

CONCACAF Champions League: Group A Preview

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Islanders and United Conquer: USL vs MLS

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The Islanders used two late goals to advance Wednesday Night Tropical Storm Hanna has reaked havoc on Haiti and it also delayed the start of tonight’s CONCACAF Champions League match between Puerto Rico and Alajuelense. For the first time ever … Continue reading

Impact Advance: MLS Falters

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Longtime FC Dallas GK Matt Jordan kept a clean sheet as USL-1 side Montreal Impact advanced in the Champions League Even after DC United beats the Charleston Battery in tonight’s US Open Cup Final, USL will have achieved something tangible … Continue reading

Hubris

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Marco Etcheverry is the type of creative player MLS lacks today/MLSNET.com The CONCACAF Champions league was built up as Major League Soccer’s opportunity to show how well it sides perform while in season. The complaint about the now retired Champions … Continue reading

CONCACAF Champions League: Odds of Success

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Oswaldo Sanchez and Santos Laguna are among the favorites The CONCACAF Champions League begins Tuesday night with four of the six participating US and Canadian based teams in action. Here are my favorites for the tournament and what sides from … Continue reading

CONCACAF Champions League: American Sides cannot avoid Mexican Teams

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The draw for the group stage of the CONCACAF Champions League was held yesterday and it is entirely possible all five American representatives, three of whom must qualify for the groups stage through the play in stage will all face … Continue reading