FC Dallas pulled off a nice rally to beat Liga MX club Pachuca 2-1 in the teams' semifinal first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League on Wednesday night in Frisco, Texas.
Pachuca wasted no time opening the scoring, with Franco Jara picking up a pass from Erick Aguirre and slotting home past Chris Seitz in the third minute.
It was an ominous start for the hosts, after fellow MLS club Vancouver Whitecaps had been played off the field by Tigres on Tuesday night in the other semifinal.
MONTERREY, Mexico -- Vancouver Whitecaps coach Carl Robinson was happy with the effort and discipline of his side in its 2-0 loss to Tigres in the CONCACAF Champions League semifinal first leg on Tuesday, but was full of praise for Liga MX champions Tigres after the game.
"Tigres showed tonight they are a top team," said former Wales international Robinson, whose side had just 21 percent of possession in the defeat.
"They play a certain way here in Mexico and it's a great way. It's technical and...
MONTERREY, Mexico -- A win for a Canadian team in the CONCACAF Champions League in Mexico will have to wait, after Liga MX champions Tigres overcame the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 on Tuesday in the CCL semifinal first leg.
Whitecaps defender Kendall Waston sliced the ball into his own net from an Andre-Pierre Gignac cross in the 66th minute to hand Tigres the lead, with a volley from Chilean Eduardo Vargas wrapping up the win three minutes from time.
This was a game the Mexican team dominated from...
Vancouver Whitecaps coach Carl Robinson is ready to "prove people wrong" as his side ready for their first-leg CONCACAF Champions League semifinal clash with Tigres on Tuesday.
Robinson's MLS side have just kicked the season off while their Liga MX rivals are in the thick of their league campaign, causing many to believe the Whitecaps will be at a competitive disadvantage in the tie.
However, Robinson says his team will be ready for the challenge ahead.
"I like proving people wrong," Robinson said...