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CCL 2013-14 Qualifiers: Yes, There Are Still Games Going On

The current year is in the books as far as MLS, Mexico and regional competitions are concerned. And before we move on, congratulations are in order for Cuba, winners of the 2012 Caribbean Cup (although withdrawing from the 2013 Gold Cup now appears impossible, what with the Caribbean Football Union’s …

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CCL 2013-14 Qualifiers: End of the Road

Monterrey’s 2012 Club World Cup run will finish just like their previous one: in a consolation match against North African opposition. Such an assertion admittedly overlooks the clear improvement in the rayados’ performance over last year. Yes, Chelsea threatened to play them off the field in the first 20 minutes; …

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In Praise of Perseverance

I was wrong about Herediano. When the draw for this season’s CONCACAF Champions League was announced in June, Real Salt Lake appeared prohibitive favorites to reach the knockout round. While 2012 Torneo de Verano champions Herediano entered Group 2 as the highest seed, I could not help but notice the …

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CCL 2011-12: Herediano "Home" at the Estadio Nacional

The last time that Herediano qualified for the CONCACAF Champions League, they played (and got mercilessly crushed by) Cruz Azul at their home stadium, the Rosabal Cordero in Heredia. [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNgZPKJK0xk"]‪Herediano vs Cruz Azul 2-6 Concacaf Liga de Campeon [30/07/09]‬‏ – YouTube[/ame] UPDATE2: According to CONCACAF, however, said stadium “failed a …

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CCL 2011-12 Qualifiers: Costa Rican Semifinals

All of the quarterfinal series in the Torneo de Verano finished today, leaving the four teams listed below still in contention. They will play each other home-and-away over the next two weekends, with the first team listed hosting the second leg: LD Alajuelense vs. Herediano Deportivo Saprissa vs. San Carlos …