Category: CONCACAF Champions League

go90 acquires English-language rights to CONCACAF Champions League

Verizon’s streaming platform go90 has acquired the English-language rights to broadcast the CONCACAF Champions League to viewers in the United States. An official announcement is expected later this week, but streaming coverage of the tournament begins tonight with two games scheduled: • CS Herediano (Costa Rica) vs. Tigres (Mexico), 8pm ET • Colorado Rapids (USA) vs. Toronto FC (Canada), 10pm ET go90 is a completely free streaming service that is available to anyone in the United States. It’s available as a free download from the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store. Plus, if you’re a Verizon Wireless customer, you can watch ... Read more

Where to find Tigres vs. Pachuca, Champions League final 1st leg on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Tigres vs. Pachuca in the CONCACAF Champions League final, you’ve come to the right place. The first leg of the 2017 CONCACAF Champions League final kicks off on Tuesday night between Liga MX clubs Tigres UANL and Pachuca. Speaking of Pachuca, the club has won 4 CONCACAF Champions League finals in the past in 2002, 2007, 2008 and 2009–10, while Tigres UANL has never won the competition. Match: Tigres vs. Pachuca Kickoff: Tuesday at 10pm ET Looking to watch Tigres vs. Pachuca online from your work, home or on the ... Read more

Tigres reach CONCACAF Champions League final as Gignac scores

Los Angeles (AFP) – Mexico’s stranglehold on the CONCACAF Champions League will be assured once more after Tigres UANL downed Major League Soccer’s Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 to set up a final showdown with Pachuca. Mexican teams have been near-invincible in the CONCACAF region’s premier club competition over the past decade, winning every title since 2006. This year’s finale will be the ninth all-Mexican affair in the past 12 competitions. Tigres, last year’s beaten finalists, had been in control of the tie against Vancouver after winning the first leg 2-0. Vancouver raised hopes of turning the tie around however when Brek ... Read more

Injury-time winner sinks Dallas in CONCACAF Champions League

Mexico City (AFP) – An injury-time winner from Hirving Lozano saw Mexican side Pachuca snatch a 3-1 victory over FC Dallas on Tuesday to fire the Liga MX outfit into the final of the CONCACAF Champions League. Major League Soccer’s Dallas looked to have forced extra-time after Cristian Colman scored in the 86th minute to level the game at 3-3 on aggregate. But the Mexicans grabbed a dramatic victory in the final minute of time added on Lozano lofted a chipped pass into the Dallas penalty area with the intention of picking out Victor Guzman. Guzman was unable to get ... Read more

Tigres pounce as Vancouver sunk in CONCACAF Champions League

Mexico City (AFP) – Mexican side Tigres UANL took a giant stride towards the final of the CONCACAF Champions League on Tuesday after defeating Major League Soccer outfit the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 in their semi-final first leg. An own goal from Costa Rican international Kendall Watson and a late volleyed strike from Chile star Eduardo Vargas sealed a deserved win for Tigres, the beaten finalists in last year’s tournament. After relentless pressure, Vancouver finally succumbed to Tigres on 66 minutes when he diverted a low cross past David Ousted. Vargas then made it 2-0 three minutes from time, lashing home ... Read more

2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League begins with no English-language rightsholder

The 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League season begins Tuesday, August 2 with no sign of English-language coverage in the United States. FOX Sports’ most recent contract for the CONCACAF Champions League ran from 2012-13 season to 2015-16. There are currently no listings for any matches on any of the FOX Sports channels or their streaming site FOX Soccer 2Go. Keep in mind that CONCACAF are coming off a huge corruption scandal that saw the last two presidents of the Confederation – Jeffrey Webb and Alfredo Hawitt – arrested. In May 2016, Soccer United Marketing (SUM) was awarded exclusive sponsorship rights to CONCACAF ... Read more

Mexico’s Club America retain CONCACAF Champions League crown

Photo credit: AFP Mexican giants Club America clinched back-to-back CONCACAF Champions League crowns on Wednesday after coming from behind to beat fellow Liga MX side Tigres 2-1, sealing a 4-1 aggregate victory. America had been heavy favorites to retain their continental crown and seal their place in this year’s FIFA Club World Cup after a superb 2-0 away victory in last week’s first leg. But the holders were given a scare towards the end of the first half at the iconic Azteca Stadium when French international Andre-Pierre Gignac rifled in a low shot to give Tigres hope. The goal lifted ... Read more

Club America blanks Tigres 2-0 in opener [VIDEO]

Photo credit: AFP Defending champion Club America scored a pair of second half goals to defeat Tigres 2-0 in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final. Dario Benedetto scored in the 49th minute and Osvaldo Martinez added an insurance marker three minutes into stoppage time as the Mexican side took a huge step towards defending their title with a victory on the road at Estadio Universitario. The second leg will be hosted by Club America in Mexico City next Wednesday. The victory puts Club America in the driver’s seat heading into game number two as they also increased ... Read more