The 2020 Concacaf Champions League starts this Tuesday from Round of 16, instance in which Tigers (Champion C2019), America (Champion A2018), Lion (Runner-up C2019) and Blue Cross (Runner-up A2018) will seek to maintain the solid hegemony over the rest in the Confederacy.
There are 13 consecutive campaigns in which a representative of the MX League It has won the title. The last was that of Monterrey by beating Tigers in May 2019 and the most recent occasion in which he did not win a Mexican squad was in 2005, when Saprissa beat Cougars
That was the third title of the Mexicans in the contest, fifth in the top of champions tied with Cougars just below Monterrey which has four, Pachuca with five, machine with six and the America with seven.
Mexico’s dominance is blunt. Since the new format was made, only the aforementioned and that of 2004, when it won Alajuelense, another picture of Costa Rica and that precisely beat the Saprissa, non-Mexican team to follow in the contest, since it is the one that has more shares in Concachampions Upon reaching 28.
Of the Mexicans involved in the current edition, the two so-called big ones: America and Cruz Azul, have a recent experience in asserting Mexican dominance. The Eagles were two-time champions in 2014-15 and 2015-2016 while in 2013-14 the Machine had won the trophy.
Lion He also has the possibility of going for the title of Concacaf, as it has been shown that he does not need to have been the League champion to get to win the Cup, since 2002 to date, six times the monarch has been the runner-up in the league: Pachuca (2002 and 2009-2010), Scratched (2012-2013 and 2019), Blue Cross (2013-2014) and America (2014-2015).
This Tuesday, the Portmore United receive the Blue Cross, Motagua to Atlanta United and León to LAFC; on Wednesday, Saprissa is host to Montreal Impact, Alliance has the visit of Tigers and Communications that of Americawhile on Thursday, Saint Charles opens its stadium to NYC FC and Olympia at Seattle Sounders.