The Seattle Sounders play Wednesday night at 5 PM in Azteca Stadium against Club America. But this is not that gamethread. Let's talk about the other three MLS versus Liga MX Concacaf Champions League Quarterfinal return legs.
D.C. United v Queretaro FC
Tuesday 5 PM
Location: RFK Stadium, Washington DC
TV: Fox Sports 2 & Univision Deportes
DC United enter the match with a 2-0 deficit after the home team scored in the 71st and 83rd minute. In what became a recurring theme throughout the first week of CCL action, the MLS team clearly were not match fit for 90 minutes and gave up late goals.
DC United had a winnable matchup as Queretaro are 13th out of 18 teams with only eight points from eight played in the current Liga MX season.
In a bizarre subplot to this match, DC United had reported that the several player's cell phones were stolen from the locker room. But Queretaro took to twitter to refute the claim with a club statement saying that the cell phones were probably stolen before the team arrived.
Santos Laguna v LA Galaxy
Tuesday 7 PM
Location: Estadio Corona, Torreon, Mexico
TV: Fox Sports 2 & Galavision
The Galaxy are best positioned of all four MLS teams after the first round as they secured a scoreless draw in the opener in Carson. The Galaxy gave competitive debuts to five players in the opener and looked like a team with a lot of talent that were still trying to figure out how to play with each other.
Santos Laguna are currently 9th in the Liga MX table with 11 points from eight played but they are winless in February with two points from four played. If Giovani dos Santos and Robbie Keane can figure out how to play together and Gyasi Zardes can fill the gaps, then the Galaxy should be able to get a scored draw or a win in Mexico and advance to the CCL Semi-Finals.
Club America v Seattle Sounders
Wednesday 5 PM
Location: Azteca Stadium
TV: Fox Sports 2 & Univision Deportes (SaH wrote an entire post on where to watch.)
This is not the gamethread you are looking for.
Real Salt Lake v Tigres UANL
Wednesday 7 PM
Estadio Universitario, Nuevo Leon, Mexico Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah
TV: Fox Sports 2 & Galavision
RSL are in the worst spot of all four MLS teams, they are down 2-0. Stop if you have heard this before, but RSL played Tigres relatively evenly until conceding two late goals in the 67th and 86th minute as it looked like they just were not 90 minute match fit.
Tigres ran out a very strong lineup with the intention of getting the job done in the first leg. Mission accomplished. Tigres are currently 4th in the Liga MX table only four points off the top. They are probably the favorites to represent Concacaf in the Club World Cup as CCL Champions at this point of the competition.
All games are two-legged aggregate scores. Away goals are the first tie-breaker. If tied on aggregate and away goals there will be 30 minutes of extra time played and if still tied there will be penalty kicks.
This is your Sounder at Heart CCL Quarter-Finals open Gamethread. Watch with us.