Lower leagues need better access to Concacaf Champions League

Beginning in 2024, clubs in North and Central America and the Caribbean will compete in a revamped and expanded CONCACAF Champions League. The field will grow, adding more teams and matches to the mix, but the makeover still leaves a significant group of American teams on the outside looking in. The new format will see […]

VAR to rescue as Seattle stun Pumas in CONCACAF Champions League final

Mexico City (AFP) – Nicolas Lodeiro scored two second-half penalties as the Seattle Sounders stunned Mexican side Pumas UNAM to snatch a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final on Wednesday. Seattle skipper Lodeiro completed a remarkable fightback in the ninth minute of stoppage time, burying his second spotkick of […]

Sounders in Champions League semis as Leon pay penalty

León (Mexico) (AFP) – The Seattle Sounders guaranteed that a Major League Soccer club will contest the final of the CONCACAF Champions League after a 4-1 aggregate quarter-final victory over Mexico's Club Leon on Thursday. Seattle, leading 3-0 from last week's first leg at home, advanced to a semi-final meeting with fellow MLS side New […]