Thursday, September 15, 2016

CONCACAF Champions League: Sacha Puts Red Bulls On Cusp Of Quarterfinals; Honduras Progreso, Herediano Stay Alive With Home Wins

Three Thursday contests were on the CONCACAF Champions League agenda.


At San Pedro Sula, Honduras:

Victor Moncada scored twice (57', 90'+1) as Honduras Progreso came from behind to knock off visiting Pumas 2-1.

Group A Standings:

1. UNAM Pumas (GP: 3; GD: +3; PTS: 6)
2. Honduras Progreso (GP: 3; GD: -1; PTS: 4)
3. W Connection (GP: 3; GD: -2; PTS: 1)


At Harrison, New Jersey:

Sacha Kljestan scored the only goal of the match in the 90th minute as the New York Red Bulls all but clinched a berth in the quarterfinal round following their 1-0 home victory at Alianza's expense.

Group F:

1.    New York Red Bulls (GP: 3; +4; PTS: 7)
2. z-Alianza FC (GP: 3; GD: -1; PTS: 2)
3.    Antigua GFC (GP: 2; GD: -3; PTS: 1)

z-Eliminated from tournament


At Heredia, Costa Rica:

Yendrick Ruiz scored both goals (PK-34', 50') in Club Sport Herediano's 2-0 home blanking of Panama's CD Plaza Amador, eliminating the guests from the tournament.

Group G Standings:

1.    UANL Tigres (GP: 2; GD: +4; PTS: 6)
2.    Club Sport Herediano (GP: 3; GD: 0; PTS: 4)
3. z-Plaza Amador (GP: 3; GD: -4; PTS: 1)

z-Eliminated from tournament

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