Paco Palencia and Oscar Rojas scored second-half goals and Pumas became the second team to earn a place in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League with a 2-1 victory against W Connection on Wednesday.
CONCACAF Champions League
Needing a win to stay on course for a spot in the quarterfinal round, D.C. United took care of business in their CONCACAF Champions League Group B match against San Juan Jabloteh on Wednesday night, coasting to an assured 5-1 win over the Trinidadian side on a crisp fall evening at RFK Stadium.
D.C. United remained alive in the CONCACAF Champions League as Christian Gomez's first-half penalty kick lifted United to a 1-0 win against San Juan Jabloteh at Hasley Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad Tuesday night.
Jonathan Frias scored three goals in the second half gave W Connection a 3-0 victory at Comunicaciones Wednesday night to revive the Trinidad club's hopes of reaching the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals.
D.C. United's trip to play San Juan Jabloteh in Trinidad and Tobago is not only a chance to earn its first win in the CONCACAF Champions League, it's also a homecoming for two of United's defenders.
Toluca moved to the brink of advancing to the CONCACAF Champions League knockout stage, recording a convincing 3-0 victory against San Juan Jabloteh in a Group B match at Nemesio Diaz Wednesday night.
Rolando Fonseca scored on an 80th minute penalty kick, lifting Comunicaciones to a 2-1 win over host W Connection in a CONCACAF Champions League Group D game Thursday evening at Manny Ramjohn Stadium.
Paco Palencia scored two minutes into injury time to rally Pumas to a 2-2 draw with W Connection on Wednesday, keeping it unbeaten in the Group Stage of the CONCACAF Champions League.
Marathon scored twice in the last 14 minutes to overcome San Juan Jabloteh, 3-1, in a CONCACAF Champions League Group B game Wednesday night at Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano.