Round of 16 second leg Concacaf Champions League 2022 reached their epilogue with Motagua 0-5 loss against the Seattle Sounders. Therefore, the eight teams classified for the quarter-finals are already defined, where only one team from Central America stands out: Communication (Guatemala), Puma UNAM, lion club, blue cross (Mexico), FC Montreal (Canada), Seattle Sounders, New York City and New England Revolution* (United States), who had already obtained his ticket before.
it appears that AS Cavaly could not obtain visas to travel to the United States on time and face the revolution of New England, then the Haitian club has decided to withdraw from the competition -something that “will be referred to the Concacaf Disciplinary Committee”as reported by the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Football – and the Americans became the first to advance to the quarter-finals.
Wednesday February 23
Leon 1-0 Guastatoya (aggregate 3-0): Mexican Bajío’s only goal was enough Elie Hernandez (10′) to close the key: the winger controls a long strike from Santiago Colombatto in the box and finishes with three fingers, completely nullifying Adrián De Lemos. Now to yellow chest they have no choice but to focus on the National League.
New York 4-0 Santos de Guapiles (aggregate 6-0): lapidary triumph of New Yorker. As in the first match, they were far superior and confirmed it on the scoreboard. Alfredo Morales (32′), Maxime Chanot (35′) and Large sizes (79′, 86′) inflated the nets of the goal guapilena.
Communications Colorado Rapids 1-0 (aggregate 1-1): over time as his worst enemy and having to face Robles expelled early, the creams fell 0-1 in Denver due to the goal of Max Alves (29′). In the end, VAR canceled out a Rapids goal, so the series was decided on penalties. and there it shone Kevin Moscosowho stopped three and saw another crash into the crossbar to score one milestone in the history of football chapín.
Montreal 3-0 Santos Laguna (aggregate 3-1): the Canadians succeeded in turning the tide with Romell Quito as the main character. the catracho did the first from an impossible angle (9′) after escaping Acevedo and then serving him to Djordje Mihailovic (22′) for the second. Ismael Kone (60′) gave the coup de grace to the Warriors. Defeat that marked the end of the cycle for helmsman Pedro Caixinha.
Cougars 4-1 Saprissa (Overall 6 to 3): Quite simply, the hierarchy of university students had an unbearable weight for purple. If it is true that they were able to recover from the amount that granted them Arthur Ortiz (24′) with the volley discount of Ryan Bolanos (51′), then comes the barrage. Juan Dinenno (74′, 82′) scored a beautifully crafted double —especially the first— and roger (90+4′) liquidated him in the epilogue.
Thursday February 24
Cruz Azul 3-1 Forge (aggregate 4-1): without major inconvenience, machine buried the hammers in the Azteca thanks to the goals of Angel Romero (4′), reinforcement which started in a dreamlike way, rafael baca (21′), with a shoe away, and John Escobar (44′), head. Canadians were able to count on David Choiniere (26′).
Seattle Sounders 5-0 Motagua (aggregate 5-0): the blue eagles they had on average a decent first half, where they suffered both Nicholas Lodeiro (33′). But in the complement, the Uruguayan “put them to sleep” with a free kick and Christian Rollan (47′) makes the second. Finally, the process was condemned Jordan Morris (56′), Kelly Rowe (61′) and Leo Chu (73′).
+ Concachampions 2022: the quarter-final duos
lion club (MEX) against Seattle Sounders (UNITED STATES.)
Communication (GUA) against New York City (UNITED STATES.)
Puma UNAM (MEX) against New England Revolution (UNITED STATES.)
Montreal (CAN) against blue cross (MEX)
Although Concacaf has yet to confirm the dates for these matches, with times and venues included, it is estimated that the first legs will be played between Tuesday 8 and Thursday 10 March, while the return matches will take place between Tuesday 15 and Thursday 17 of the same month.