Toronto FC eliminated in CONCACAF Champions League


For a second game in a row, Toronto FC were no match for Cruz Azul, beaten by the small margin of 1 to 0, Tuesday at Azteca Stadium, to lose by the score of 4 goals to 1 in the quarter CONCACAF Champions League final.

The La Liga MX side dominated with possession of 59.4%, shooting 14 shots, 7 of which were on target. Brayan Angulo was the only scorer of the game, in the 27th minute of play.

The Mexican team will face in the next round the winners of the clash between the Crew of Columbus and Monterrey. The return match is scheduled for Wednesday, after a 2-2 draw in the curtain-raiser.

Kacper Przybylko scores again, the Union continues its journey

A 1-1 draw was not enough for Atlanta United, losing by a combined score of 4-1 to Union in Philadelphia, Pa., In another quarterfinal game of this competition.

Santiago Sosa had yet opened the scoring during stoppage of play in the first half for Atlanta. Poland’s Kacper Przybylko, again, however, scored his fifth goal of the four-game competition to tie the game in the 88th minute.

The Union, which is in its first appearance in this tournament on the American continent, will be joined in the semi-finals by the winners of the duel between the Portland Timbers and Club America, in Mexico, which is to take place on Wednesday evening. The first game ended on a 1 to 1 count.

This is Portland’s first-ever quarterback appearance in this competition, as Club America hold an all-time high with seven titles, the last of which dates back to 2016.

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