CONCACAF Champions League
The Montreal Impact keep chugging along in CONCACAF Champions League competition like the Little Engine That Could, right into the final, where they shocked Club America in Azteca Stadium by earning a 1-1 draw and a crucial away goal in the first leg. Montreal may not have much of a history in the continental tournament, but that doesn't mean it isn't time for America to consider that defeat may loom ahead.
It wasn't supposed to be this way. America were supposed to "sweep the leg" in the thin...
The first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final is in the books with the Montreal Impact taking home an unexpected 1-1 draw versus Club America at the Estadio Azteca. Here are three observations from Wednesday night's entertaining affair.
1. Piatti pushes Impact ahead
In what felt like a similar start to their quarterfinal first leg at Pachuca, Montreal stunned the home fans by jumping out to a lead, this time in the 16th minute through Ignacio Piatti, who swept in a Dominic Oduro pass...
MEXICO CITY -- Oribe Peralta scored in the 89th minute to give America a 1-1 tie with the Montreal Impact on Wednesday night in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final.
The second-half substitute scored on a header off a cross from Argentine midfielder Rubens Sambueza.
Argentine striker Ignacio Piatti scored on a cross from Andres Romero in the 16th minute for the Impact.
Montreal needs a scoreless draw or a win in the second leg, to be played next Wednesday night at home at Olympic...