Wednesday, September 28, 2016

CONCACAF Champions League: Whitecaps Roll; Hoops Held To Scoreless Draw By Suchitepequez; Plaza Amador Knock Off Tigres; Striped Gang Dominate Don Bosco

Four games in the CONCACAF Champions League were contested on Wednesday.


At Vancouver, British Columbia:

Cristian Techera scored twice (PK-22', 70') as the Vancouver Whitecaps, who already locked up a berth in the knockout stage, dominated visiting Central FC 4-1.

Group C Standings:

1. y-Vancouver Whitecaps (GP: 4; GD: +8; PTS: 12)
2. z-Sporting Kansas City (GP: 3; GD: -4; PTS: 1)
3. z-Central FC (GP: 3; GD: -4; PTS: 1)

y-Won Group C and clinched berth in quarterfinal round

z-Eliminated from tournament

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


At Guadalupe, Mexico:

Angel Lopez (19'), Aldo de Nigris (43'), and Josue Misael Dominguez (51') each scored once as Monterrey dominated visiting Don Bosco FC 3-0 in a battle of eliminated clubs.

Group D Standings:

1. y-Arabe Unido (GP: 3; GD: +5; PTS: 9)
2. z-Monterrey (GP: 4; GD: +4; PTS: 6)
3. z-Don Bosco FC (GP: 3; GD: -9; PTS: 0)

y-Won Group D and clinched berth in quarterfinal round

z-Eliminated from tournament


At Panama City, Panama:

Ricaurte Barsallo scored the only goal of the match in the 37th minute as Plaza Amador, already eliminated from the tournament, prevented Tigres from clinching a quarterfinal-round berth by knocking off the Mexican club 1-0 at home.

Group C Standings;

1.    UANL Tigres (GP: 3; GD: +3; PTS: 6)
2.    CS Herediano (GP: 3; GD: 0; PTS: 4)
3. z-Plaza Amador (GP: 4; GD: -5; PTS: 4)

z-Eliminated from tournament


At Frisco, Texas:

FC Dallas and visiting CD Suchitepequez battled to a 0-0 stalemate.

Group H Standings:

1.    FC Dallas (GP: 3; GD: +1; PTS: 5)
2.    CD Suchitepequez (GP: 3; GD: +1; PTS: 5)
3. z-Real Esteli FC (GP: 4; GD: -2; PTS: 2)

z-Eliminated from tournament

NOTE:  FC Dallas and visiting CD Suchitepequez played to a 0-0 draw on Wednesday.

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