Picture : Mauro Lainez (Club America) and Maximiliano Meza (CF Monterrey) in the final !
IFFHS CONTINENTAL NEWS - CONCACAF
*Club America have advanced to the 2021 CONCACAF Champions League Final thanks two wins over the Philadelphia Union. It will be the first final since the edition 2015/16 for the mexican team, who will seek their eighth CONCACAF title in next month single –match Final !
*Legendary Veteran Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa saved brilliantly a penalty in the second match before two days, so he contributed to the Mexican win ! The best Goalscorer of the competition Kacper Przybylko (5 goals) and his Philadelphia team had no chance to reach their first final.
*CF Monterrey reached also the final after defeating two times Cruz Azul ! For Monterrey, it will be the fifth Concacaf Champions League final in the last 10 years ! The teammates of Maximiliano Meza have won their 4 Finals in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2019 !
*The CONCACAF Champions League Final will take place in Guadalupe on October 28. It will be the 13th edition of the CONCACAF Champions League under its current name and overall the 56th edition of the premier football club competition organized by CONCACAF, governing body of North America, Central America and the Carribean.
*CF Monterrey has won the 3 last matches against Club America in the Mexican competitions (in 2021 , 2-0 on March 28, 1-0 on January 21 and 3-1 on August 23, 2020 ).
*After 56 years, Club America is the leader of the ranking of the Most CONCACAF Trophies with 7 (1977, 1987, 1990, 1992, 2006, 2015, 2016) before Cruz Azul (6) and CF Pachuca (5). CF Monterrey can join Pachuca at the third place with a win in October !
* Mexico has won 35 Trophies during the 56 editions. Costa Rica (6) and Salvador (3) compete the podium. The domination of Mexico clubs is sovereign with also 18 finalists in 56 editions.