April 13, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Contributed by Steven Torres

The 2018 edition Concacaf Champions League Final will feature its first-leg series next week at BMO Field when Canadian side Toronto FC host Mexico's CD Guadalajara (Chivas)

With this North American match-up on Tuesday, we take a quick historical look back at the first Canadian team, Toronto Serbian White Eagles FC, that competed at a confederation tournament and at the same time took on a Mexican club, CF Monterrey, in the process.

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April 11, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Contributed by Steven Torres

CD Guadalajara (Chivas) of Mexico advanced to the 2018 Concacaf Champions League (CCL) Final after holding the hosts New York Red Bulls to a scoreless draw on Tuesday evening in the semifinal’s second-leg held at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J., therefore winning the series 1:0 on aggregate.

Chivas, who had won the first-leg last week in Guadalajara, faced a fierced attack by the Red Bulls who outshot them 20-1.

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April 10, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

This is a big game and it has begun to generate a buzz which is great for local soccer, if NY gets to the Final, MLS gets more notice, so a win is truly a win-win.

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April 9, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Contributed by Steven Torres

Photo Credit Francisco Rivas

With the New York Red Bulls hosting CD Guadalajara (Chivas) in the second-leg of the 2018 CONCACAF Champion League Semifinals on Tuesday, we take a historical look back at another club from the "Big Apple" that represented the United States at the annual confederation club tournament.

The New York Pancyprian-Freedoms, founded in 1974, competed in consecutive CONCACAF Champions' Cups (1983, 1984)

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April 8, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Contributed by Steven Torres

Photo of 1971 Rochester Lancers, source NASLJerseys.com

With the New York Red Bulls hosting CD Guadalajara (Chivas) in the second-leg of the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League, we take a historical look back at the first time two clubs represented the U.S. at the confederation tournament when Elizabeth Soccer Club and the Rochester Lancers competed in the 1971 regional competition.

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