Motagua and its great challenge against MLS clubs in the CONCACAF tournaments
Motagua is preparing for a tough match with Seattle Sounders FC. For the Round of 16 of the CONCACAF Champions League.
The first leg will be on Thursday at the Olympic Stadium in 8:06 pm for this match CONCACAF It was not declared to the public and the National Stadium was closed after throwing things last December in the final of the CONCACAF League against Communications.
This wouldn’t be the first time it’s the Eagles It is measured against the MLS club in these cases. However, the Blues have only one win in 10 matches. The first duel with a team from the United States for the CONCACAF Championships was against New York Liberties 1983. Catracho FC won at home 2-1.
Since then they haven’t smiled again in the rest of the matches they’ve played. In history they have Six defeats, one win and two draws.
The data is massive and the ones led by the coach Diego Vazquez They will be looking for their first win on Thursday. In addition, this will be the second time they play in the Metropolitano, in the 2020 edition they faced each other with Atlanta tied 1-1 in the round of 16.
motagua He arrived with the mentality of being able to win and take advantage of the return leg next week. Although the round of 16 matches between them Seattle Sounders MLS and Motagua of Honduras It will be the first between the two clubs, in the face of Honduran rivals is nothing new for the American team.
Seattle vs Hondurans
Faces have already been seen with marathon and olympia, The contender who eliminated him in the 2020 edition. Seattle’s record of the year against Honduran rivals is four wins, two losses and two draws.
In the 2010-11 tournament, they met twice in the four-team group stage, where they met marathon He earned a victory in San Pedro Sula 2-1 in the first leg, and Seattle He responded by winning 2-1 in the return match.
Two years later, these two clubs met again in them sounding He won the series, with a dramatic 3-2 victory in Honduras and a 3-1 victory at home.
With the Whites they met in 2015, Seattle won their home ground 2-1. Already in Honduras lost to Lyon 1-0. In 2020, both matches were 2-2 and Olympia won on penalties.
Historic series against MLS clubs
Motagua 2-1 NY Freedoms
New York Freedoms 3-1 Motagua
Motagua 2-2 Galaxy
LA Galaxy 1-0 Motagua
Los Angeles Galaxy 2-0 Motagua
Toronto 1-0 Motagua
Motagua 2-2 Toronto
Motagua 0-1 Galaxy
Motagua 1-1 Atlanta United
Atlanta U 3-0 Motagua