First round: Toronto receives Chivas for the first leg of the Concacaf Champions League final

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The ‘Reds’ look forward to their first final while Chivas seeks to be crowned and get the ticket to the Club World Cup. The table is served for a grand finale by Univision Deportes.

Chivas and Toronto are ready for a clash of titans in icy Canada
Univision Sports Network

ONTARIO, CANADA. – The first round of the grand final of Champions League of Concacaf will be played this Tuesday when the Toronto FC receives at the BMO Field Chivas de Guadalajara in a final that will face the MLS champion and one of the most popular teams in the Liga MX. The two teams come from losing their respective matches for the local tournaments.
The Canadians fell 2-0 to the Colorado Rapids while Chivas was thrashed 3-0 by Xolos de Tijuana . Both teams gave rest to most of their players thinking about the final. It is the first time that the Toronto FC He arrives at these instances of the Champions League, in which he points out that he has never faced Chivas. The locals come to leave on the way to two great of Mexico: Tigers and America, with those who seek to overcome a historical and achieve the feat of becoming the first MLS team to dispute the Club World Cup.

Alan Pulido points out that Chivas de Almeyda are already a historic team
Univision

The Toronto FC coach, Greg Vanney, it rests on an axis that has paid off in the competition. The Americans, midfielder Michael Bradley, and forward Jozy Altidore, along with Italian Sebastian Giovinco, are the key to success for Canadians. Chivas reaches the final, leaving two MLS teams, the Seattle Sounders and the Red Bull of NY, on the road. besides keeping his door at zero for the last 282 minutes. Matías Almeyda faces the commitment with the excitement of reaching his seventh final with the Guadalajara club since he arrived in 2015.

With some absences but already defined their replacements, the Flock will jump to face the ‘TFC’. For the suspended Jair Pereira will enter Carlos Salcido, Rodolfo Cota will leave his place to Miguel Jiménez and Edwin Hernández to Alejandro Mayorga. Low temperatures will come into play and will remain to see the response of the 22 players to the inclement cold and a slippery lawn.

The cold is raging in Toronto, one day before the final of the CONCACAF Champions League
Univision Sports Network

Chivas, with a squad of only Mexicans and who wears his visitor’s shirt with the traditional green of the Aztec team, will seek to clean the image of his recent performances in which he has been far from the level shown in recent months. In the other side, a young Toronto FC that will seek to consecrate having overcome the three great Mexican football. All ready for the first leg of the final of the Champions League of Concacaf that you will enjoy in Univision Deportes for the United States .

This was the meeting of the Sacred Flock with its fans in Toronto

Fans arrived at the site where Chivas de Guadalajara is staying to support players prior to the first leg of the final against Toronto FC in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Photo: Juan Carlos Rutilo | Univision

Fans arrived at the site where Chivas de Guadalajara is staying to support players prior to the first leg of the final against Toronto FC in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Photo: Juan Carlos Rutilo | Univision

Fans arrived at the site where Chivas de Guadalajara is staying to support players prior to the first leg of the final against Toronto FC in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Photo: Juan Carlos Rutilo | Univision

Fans arrived at the site where Chivas de Guadalajara is staying to support players prior to the first leg of the final against Toronto FC in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Photo: Juan Carlos Rutilo | Univision

Fans arrived at the site where Chivas de Guadalajara is staying to support players prior to the first leg of the final against Toronto FC in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Photo: Juan Carlos Rutilo | Univision

Fans arrived at the site where Chivas de Guadalajara is staying to support players prior to the first leg of the final against Toronto FC in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Photo: Juan Carlos Rutilo | Univision

Fans arrived at the site where Chivas de Guadalajara is staying to support players prior to the first leg of the final against Toronto FC in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Photo: Juan Carlos Rutilo | Univision

Fans arrived at the site where Chivas de Guadalajara is staying to support players prior to the first leg of the final against Toronto FC in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Photo: Juan Carlos Rutilo | Univision

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