Tag: CONCACAF Champions League

Winners and Losers of the World Cup, After One Round of Fixtures

Winners and Losers of the World Cup, After One Round of Fixtures

What an opening round! We’ve had to wait six months more than usual for this World Cup, and so far (strictly on the field, I can’t stress that enough) it appears worth it. It may be early, but it’s honestly never too early to take a look at who’s impressed and how needs to improve … Continue reading Winners and Losers of the World Cup, After One Round of Fixtures

The Double Edge Sword of CONCACAF Champions League Expansion

The Double Edge Sword of CONCACAF Champions League Expansion

In June 2022, CONCACAF officially unveiled their new Champions League format, starting in 2024. From that season on, the Canadian Premier League will have two allocated spots in the competition, with both the regular season league winners and overall CPL Champions qualifying for the first round of the Champions League. In the event a team … Continue reading The Double Edge Sword of CONCACAF Champions League Expansion

Montreal Downs Santos, Forge Undone in Champions League

Montreal Downs Santos, Forge Undone in Champions League

After the first legs, both Canadian participants in the CONCACAF Champions League had it all to do against their Mexican counterparts. For Montreal, they had the advantage of playing at home at their 60,000 capacity Olympic Stadium against Santos, and after an unlucky defeat in Mexico, they would’ve fancied their chances on the night. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Montreal Downs Santos, Forge Undone in Champions League

CF Montreal, Forge FC Have Work to Do In CONCACAF Champions League

CF Montreal, Forge FC Have Work to Do In CONCACAF Champions League

The 2022 club football season in Canada began this midweek with 2021 CONCACAF League semi-finalists Forge FC, and 2021 Voyagers Cup winners CF Montreal beginning their campaigns in this year's CONCACAF Champions League. Up against opposition from the regional powerhouse of Mexico’s Liga MX, both sides would have to be at their very best in … Continue reading CF Montreal, Forge FC Have Work to Do In CONCACAF Champions League