Carlos Vilarete converted a fifth minute penalty kick and and Temistocles Perez added a late clincher to lift San Francisco FC over San Juan Jabloteh 2-0 on Wednesday, putting it in position to return to the Group Stage of the CONCACAF Champions League.
CONCACAF Champions League
Kendall Jagdeosingh scored the lone goal to lead the Puerto Rico Islanders to a 1-0 victory over Toronto FC on Wednesday in the first leg of a two-game preliminary-round series of the CONCACAF Champions League. Now, Toronto FC must win Tuesday's return game in the unfriendly confines of Bayamon, Puerto Rico to advance to the 16-team group stage.
Preliminary round pairing, four-team groups determined
NEW YORK -- Last season's runner-up Cruz Azul will face Costa Rica's Herediano in the Preliminary Round of the 2009-2010 CONCACAF Champions League, one of eight pairings established in Thursday's draw.
Allan Kardeck Dos Santos scored two first-half goals and CD Olimpia concluded its CONCACAF Champions League run with a 4:0 victory over Joe Public FC on Tuesday.
The Puerto Rico Islanders returned to the CONCACAF Champions League, beating Haitian side Tempete FC 2-0 in extra time Friday to advance along with W Connection, which downed fellow Trinidadian club San Juan Jabloteh 2-1 in the semifinals of the Caribbean club championship.
Joe Public limped out of the CONCACAF Champions League, after losing the third of their home matches on Tuesday night by a 2-0 margin to five-time Mexican champions Atlante at the Marvin Lee stadium.
Both T&T based teams San Juan Jabloteh and W Connection registered wins over Surinam's Inter Moengotapoe and Haiti's AS Cavaly respectively in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Champions Cup Round Two clash yesterday at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella, Trinidad.