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Cruz Azul 5, Sporting Kansas City 1 | CONCACAF Champions League match recap

CAZ 5, SKC 1: MLS champs stomped into submission by Cruz Azul
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Sporting Kansas City had no answer for Mariano Pavone, and it cost them a spot in the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals.

The Cruz Azul forward scored early and often, recording a hat trick that lifted the Mexican side to a 5-1 rout in Wednesday night's second leg and a 5-2 aggregate win in the home-and-home quarterfinal series.

2014-03-19-CAZ-v-SKC

Home Team: 
Away Team: 
Date & Time: 
Mié, 03/19/2014 - 10:00pm
TBD: 
0
Sold Out: 
0
Location, short: 
Estadio Azul
Opta Game ID: 
742037
Calculated Fields
Status: 
FullTime
Match Type: 
2nd Leg Away Goal
Result Type: 
NormalResult
Winner: 
t853
Home Score: 
5
Away Score: 
1

Liga de Campeones CONCACAF | Cruz Azul vence 5-1 a Sporting KC, con una arrolladora presentación

Cruz Azul vence 5-1 a Sporting KC, con una arrolladora presentación
FINAL: CAZ 5-1 SKC
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Mariano Pavone for Cruz Azul

Photo Credit: 
Mexsport

Como si no hubiese servido de nada ver lo que sufrió LA Galaxy contra Xolos de Tijuana un día anterior, Sporting Kansas City se complicó la vida desde temprano ante Cruz Azul. Sin embargo, cuando parecía que los visitantes recobraban vida, sucumbieron ante el poderío y la superioridad de los locales.

Toluca 1 (5), San Jose 1 (4) | CONCACAF Champions League match recap

TOL 1 (5), SJ 1 (4): Quakes can't write storybook ending as Toluca advance
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2014-03-19-TOL-v-SJ

Home Team: 
Away Team: 
Date & Time: 
Mié, 03/19/2014 - 8:00pm
TBD: 
0
Sold Out: 
0
Location, short: 
Estadio Nemesio Díez
Opta Game ID: 
742032
Calculated Fields
Status: 
FullTime
Match Type: 
2nd Leg Away Goal
Result Type: 
PenaltyShootout
Winner: 
t1286
Home Score: 
1
Away Score: 
1
Home Shootout Score: 
5
Away Shootout Score: 
4

Liga de Campeones CONCACAF | Toluca 1-1 San Jose Eartquakes | La lotería de penales acaba con esfuerzo de los Quakes

San Jose Earthquakes pierde en penales con Toluca después de un gran partido
Final: Tol 1-1 SJ
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El orgullo de la MLS se infló la noche del miércoles con la presentación de San Jose Earthquakes en Toluca, México. Los Quakes fueron eliminados de la Concachampions, pero compitieron de manera digna contra la altura y un rival de mucho peso. El partido terminó 1-1 en 120 minutos. En la tanda de penales, los Diablos Rojos ganaron 5-4. 
 
EL PARTIDO
 

Report: San Jose Earthquakes claim Toluca film training session, file complaint to CONCACAF

Report: Quakes claim Toluca film training, file complaint to CONCACAF
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San Jose Earthquakes training in Mexico

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Courtesy of San Jose Earthquakes

The CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series between the San Jose Earthquakes and Mexico's Toluca took an unusual turn on Wednesday after Brian Dunseth reported on the Fox Sports 2 broadcast just prior to kickoff that San Jose had filed a complaint to CONCACAF claiming that Toluca filmed one of their training sessions.

The series is currently knotted at 1-1 on aggregate after the first leg in San Jose.

CONCACAF Champions League: LA Galaxy's Landon Donovan ponders next step for MLS teams

Donovan ponders next step for MLS teams in CCL after Xolos run riot
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TIJUANA, Mexico – The LA Galaxy couldn't help but be impressed by Club Tijuana after the beating they took in the first half Tuesday night, and although they rallied to make a real game of it – and at the finish were one goal from advancing to the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals – they understand a gulf exists between the clubs.

They can't bridge it by themselves.

CONCACAF Champions League: Why Cruz Azul's performance at Sporting KC was one of their worst

Why Cruz Azul must improve passing in attacking third to beat Sporting
MLSsoccer.com

After playing Sporting Kansas City last Wednesday, Marco Fabián said MLS is on par with Liga MX. This declaration, of course, came after his first-place side had one of its worst games this season when facing the defending MLS champions.

Cruz Azul vs. Sporting Kansas City | CONCACAF Champions League Match Preview

CCL Preview: Can Sporting hold serve in intimidating Estadio Azul?
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Cruz Azul vs. Sporting Kansas City
Estadio Azul, Mexico City, Mexico
CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals, second leg
March 19, 2014; 10 pm ET/9 pm CT (Fox Sports 2, Galavision)

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