Tuesday, August 23, 2016

CONCACAF Champions League

Group-stage play in the CONCACAF Champions League resumed on Tuesday with three games.  


At Vancouver, British Columbia:

Cristian Techera scored twice (8', 65') as the Vancouver Whitecaps all but salted away the Group C title and a berth in the quarterfinal round with a 3-0 home domination of Sporting Kansas City.

Group C Standings:

1. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (GP: 2; GD: +4; PTS: 6)
2. Sporting Kansas City (GP: 2; GD: -3; PTS: 1)
3. Central FC (GP: 2; GD: -1; PTS: 1)

NOTE: Sporting Kansas City gained a 2-2 road draw with Central FC on August 16.


At Pachuca, Mexico:

Erick Aguirre (62'), Hirving Lozano (79'), and Jonathan Urretaviscaya (86') each scored once as Pachuca dominated visiting Police United 3-0, all but eliminating the club from Belize from the tournament.

Group E Standings:

1. Pachuca (GP: 2; GD: +4; PTS: 6)
2. CD Olimpia (GP: 2; GD: +3; PTS: 3)
3. Police United (GP: 2; GD: -7; PTS: 0)


At San Salvador, El Salvador:

Mauro Portillo's equalizer in the 75th minute carried Antigua GFC to a 1-1 road draw with Alianza FC.  Oscar Guerrero scored for the Salvadoran club in the 58th minute.

Group F Standings:

1. New York Red Bulls (GP: 2; GD: +3; PTS: 4)
2. Alianza FC (GP: 2; GD: 0; PTS: 2)
3. Antigua GFC (GP: 2; GD: -3; PTS: 1)

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