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2018 CONCACAF Champions League Final Set

It will be Liga MX vs MLS in the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League final after Chivas de Guadalajara and Toronto FC advanced out of the semis.

Chivas was held to a 0-0 draw in their second leg against the New York Red Bulls, but that result was still enough to advance El Rebaño with a 1-0 aggregate victory.

Toronto FC went to the Estadio Azteca and drew 1-1 with América, which saw them advance 4-2 on aggregate.

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2018 CONCACAF Semifinal Second Legs: Where to Watch

The 2018 CONCACAF Champions League semifinals conclude this week, with two teams from Liga MX and two from MLS looking for a spot in the finals.

The semifinals are a total goals, aggregate score series; away goals are tiebreakers.

In the first legs, Toronto FC earned a 3-1 home victory against América, while Chivas de Guadalajara also won at home with a 1-0 result against the New York Red Bulls.

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CCL: Chivas de Guadalajara vs New York Red Bulls – First Leg Recap & Highlights

Chivas de Guadalajara picked up a 1-0 victory against the 10-man New York Red Bulls in the first leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League semifinal series.

After a fairly even start to the game, Chivas took the lead thanks to a defensive miscue. Tyler Adams turned the ball over near midfield as he tried to play out of the box, with Rodolfo Pizarro quickly countering; he laid the ball off for Isaác Brizuela, who slid it into the lower corner to make it 1-0 in the 26th minute.

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CCL: Toronto vs América – Semifinal First Leg Recap and Highlights

Toronto FC picked up a 3-1 victory against América in the first leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League semifinal series on a cold, rainy night at BMO Field.

The hosts opened the scoring early on from the penalty spot. In the 8th minute, Edson Álvarez was called for bringing down Sebastian Giovinco in the box, and the Italian stepped up to take the ensuing penalty kick. He sent Agustín Marchesín the wrong way to give Toronto the 1-0 lead.

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2018 CONCACAF Semifinal First Legs: Where to Watch

The 2018 CONCACAF Champions League semifinals get underway this week, with two teams from Liga MX and two from MLS looking for a spot in the finals.

First, on Tuesday, Club América will visit Toronto FC; then, on Wednesday, Chivas de Guadalajara will host the New York Red Bulls.

The semifinals are a total goals, aggregate score series; away goals are tiebreakers.

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CCL: Chivas de Guadalajara vs Seattle Sounders – Second Leg Recap and Highlights

Chivas de Guadalajara picked up a 3-0 win against the Seattle Sounders in the second leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series, which puts El Rebaño into the semifinals with a 3-1 aggregate victory.

Chivas needed to score in this one after falling 1-0 in the first leg, and they tested goalkeeper Stefan Frei early. Javier López had the first chance for the hosts following a cross from Rodolfo Pizarro, but the ball went straight to the keeper.

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CCL: Tauro FC vs América – Second Leg Recap and Highlights

América earned a 1-3 away victory over Tauro FC to put the Águilas comfortably into the semifinals of the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League with a 7-1 aggregate win.

After winning 4-0 in the first leg, América was firmly in control of this series – and the only Liga MX team to go into the second leg with an aggregate lead. When the Águilas scored just six minutes into this game to give them an away goal as well, there was no way back for Tauro.

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CCL: Tigres UANL vs Toronto – Second Leg Recap and Highlights

Tigres UANL beat Toronto 3-2 in tonight’s quarterfinal second leg, but the resulting 4-4 aggregate draw saw the universitarios knocked out of the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League due to the away goals tiebreaker.

Tigres came into this game needing to overturn a 2-1 first-leg deficit. The hosts enjoyed 65% of possession and had 19 shots throughout the game as they looked to do just that, but they ultimately fell just short.

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CCL: New York Red Bulls vs Tijuana – Second Leg Recap and Highlights

Tijuana scored early but couldn’t hold the lead as they fell 3-1 to the New York Red Bulls on the night – 5-1 on aggregate – to bow out of the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League. The Xolos are the first Mexican team to be eliminated by an MLS side in a Champions League knockout series.

The visitors needed to overturn a 0-2 first-leg deficit and they came out attacking. Tijuana very nearly took the lead in the first few minutes when a shot by Luis Mendoza took a deflection and crashed against the crossbar.

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2018 CONCACAF Quarterfinal Second Legs: Where to Watch

The 2018 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals conclude this week and three of Mexico’s four participants need to overturn first-leg deficits in order to advance.

The quarterfinals are an aggregate goals series; away goals are tiebreakers.

First leg results:
América 4-0 Tauro FC
Tijuana 0-2 New York Red Bulls
Toronto FC 2-1 Tigres UANL
Seattle Sounders 1-0 Chivas de Guadalajara

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