Sign up for the World Soccer Talk daily email newsletter for news, TV schedules and exclusive content »

THURS, 2:45PM ET
JUVE
FIOR
FRI, 2:30PM ET
STU
BER
FRI, 2:30PM ET
TOU
MAR
FRI, 2:45PM ET
LEV
EIB
FRI, 10PM ET
LAG
CHI
SAT, 7:45AM ET
BRAD
READ

Archives: CONCACAF Champions League

MLS rosters simply not good enough in CONCACAF Champions League

Posted on by Steve Davis
concacaf-champions-league-logo

MLS dreams of Champions League glory are about to go kablooey. Again. Montreal remains alive in the ongoing CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals, having played to a worthy draw at Pachuca earlier this week. A return leg against the Mexican club … Continue reading

MLS success in Champions League would be great but not a game-changer; By Steve Davis

Posted on by Steve Davis
concacaf-champions-league-logo

Wouldn’t it be just swell if D.C. United or Montreal, now halfway through their respective CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series, could actually advance and eventually win the thing? Generally speaking, an MLS supporter wants to see MLS teams prosper in … Continue reading

New York Red Bulls CONCACAF Champions League Attendance Highlights Problems

Posted on by Todd Simmons
new york red bulls

For all the international games played in New York this summer, it was nice to have one that actually counted toward something larger. All those World Cup preparation games, those friendlies that were meant to prepare teams for Brazil, or … Continue reading

Sporting Kansas City 1-0 Cruz Azul, CONCACAF Champions League [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
sporting-kc-cruz-azul-i

In the opening leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarter-finals last night, Kevin Ellis scored for Sporting Kansas City against Cruz Azul to help the MLS side take a commanding lead into the second leg. Ellis scored the goal in … Continue reading

Open Letter to CONCACAF: Why the CONCACAF Champions League is a Joke

Posted on by Adam Williams
concacaf-champions-league

Last night, I watched Arabe Unido (from Panama) beat Houston Dynamo 1-0 in the CONCACAF Champions League. Aside from the vile filth that was supposedly futbol, I could not help but notice a few reasons why CONCACAF will never have … Continue reading

Unbalanced Schedule Could Hurt MLS in The Champions League

Posted on by Earl Reed

So last night, overcoming Al Gore’s altitude prediction models, San Jose all but secured the Supporters’ Shield with a big 4-1 victory at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park against the Colorado Rapids. As pointed out by Earthquakes beat writer Robert Jonas, … Continue reading

Banner Week For MLS Clubs In Champions League

Posted on by Earl Reed

So far, so good. That’s the general theme for Major League Soccer squads competing in this incarnation of the CONCACAF Champions League. It’s going to have to remain that way if they want to advance to the knockout rounds, given … Continue reading

FOX Soccer Acquires US Media Rights to Gold Cup and CCL

Posted on by Earl Reed

The CONCACAF Champions League is taking a step towards it’s UEFA counterpart in it’s United States distribution. For American consumers who have enjoyed free, legal feeds from the Confederation’s site, that convenience should soon go away. CONCACAF and FOX Soccer, … Continue reading

Shocking CCL QF Conclusion – Seattle Trounced, Galaxy Upset

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

There are always two sides to every story – in this case, with the knockout stages of the CONCACAF Champions League, there are two stories inside both legs. And in the case of two of Major League Soccer’s perennial strongest … Continue reading

CCL First Legs Were Winners For MLS Clubs

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

You really couldn’t ask for a more fantastic evening of soccer in North America. Starting in Eastern Canada and going all the way across the country to Seattle, Washington, the three remaining MLS sides took to their tasks in the … Continue reading

Seattle Sounders and Colorado Rapids Help MLS Stay Undefeated in Champions League

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Has hell frozen over all of a sudden? What magic and mystery has happened down in Mexico. Last week we saw FC Dallas achieve history with the first ever MLS victory on Mexican soil against UNAM Pumas. The big question … Continue reading

MLS Talk Podcast : This Week In US Soccer, August 24, 2011

Posted on by Chris Riordan

On the latest edition of the Major League Soccer Talk Podcast : This Week in US Soccer … your hosts Chris Webb and Chris Riordan bring you a view of the beautiful game from an American and regional perspective.  As … Continue reading

Colorado Rapids Wins Wacky Group Match, While FC Dallas Makes History in Mexico

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

When you saw the Colorado Rapids and FC Dallas in last season’s MLS Cup Final, you thought it was going to be a boring final. But to be fair it was a very good final that sadly never had the … Continue reading

LA Galaxy And Seattle Sounders Win In CONCACAF Champions League Games

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

After trying to top what Real Salt Lake did in the last edition of the CONCACAF Champions League, the opening night of the 2011-12 edition for two MLS Sides was the next chapter in the league’s history to get back … Continue reading

Monterrey 2-2 Real Salt Lake: Javier Morales Late Goal Gets A Big Away Draw

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

What a fantastic first leg we all witnessed from Monterrey, Mexico. There was so much drama on the field you couldn’t believe what was going on with the physical play, the goals and the yellow cards, but at the same … Continue reading

Preview: Can RSL Advance to CCL Finals?

Posted on by Robert Hay

Real Salt Lake has landed in Costa Rica and are prepared for tonight’s kickoff.  Tonight RSL will take on FC Saprissa on their home turf with the aggregate winner advancing to the CONCACAF Champions League Final.  Kickoff is 10 PM … Continue reading

Real Salt Lake 2-0 Saprissa: Espindola Grabs A Win

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

After a strong performance against Columbus Crew in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League, Real Salt Lake wanted to show that dominance in the first of the semi-finals against Costa Rican side Deportivo Saprissa. From the first minute on, … Continue reading

Red Cards Upset Goals in CONCACAF First Leg

Posted on by Robert Hay

Last night was the unofficial start to the MLS season, as Real Salt Lake and Columbus faced off in their first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal.  In a night that was below freezing and in front of a … Continue reading