Monterrey won its fifth CONCACAF Champions League, they beat América 1-0 through Rogelio Funes Mori in the grand final and equaled Pachuca’s line. Mexico dominates the record with 37 titles. ‘Los Rayados’ are also classified for the World Cup of FIFA Clubs United Arab Emirates 2021 that will be played in early 2022, there are two places to be defined, AFC and CONMEBOL respectively.
The Mexican team joins the select list of champions for the 2021/22 season, ten in total. The next two great definitions will be on Saturday November 20 and 27 in Montevideo, CONMEBOL Sudamericana and Libertadores are looking for their new champions. Atletico Paraná will face Red Bull Bragantino in the great conquest, while Flamengo will face Palmeiras in eternal glory.
Monterrey is the fifth new champion after the consecrations of León, Columbus Crew, Portugal and France. FIFA continues to seek to revolutionize international football, the proposal to organize the World Cups every two years, has sparked intense debates. UEFA and CONMEBOL have publicly rejected Gianni Infantino’s proposal. The first virtual world summit that will take place on Monday, December 20, 2021, will determine whether or not this project will see the light of day.
Starting in 2024, the maximum event in North, Central America and the Caribbean will change its format, 27 teams will take part, 22 will compete in the first round, the winners will join the five teams directly classified in the round of 16. Initially in February 2021, CONCACAF planned to include 50 teams and regional group stage. This idea was discarded. 388 days before the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, the Mexican team lost 3-2 to Ecuador in Charlotte in a friendly played on October 27 of this year. The current course will conclude with the UEFA Euro Femenina which will be played in England from July 6 to 31 next year.