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  1. italchacao

    italchacao New Member

    Mar 18, 2002
    Austin TX
    Wizards Set Dates for Champions Cup Semifinals

    The Kansas City Wizards have announced the dates of their two-game Semifinal series against Monarcas Morelia of Mexico in the 2002 Champions Cup. The Wizards will travel to Morelia on Wednesday, August 7th for a 3:00 p.m. CT kickoff from Estadio Morelos. The second match of the series will take place at Arrowhead Stadium on Wednesday, August 28th. The match is slated for 7:00 p.m. CT.

    The Wizards advanced to the Semifinals after defeating Santos Laguna of Mexico 3-2 on aggregate goals. The Wizards dropped the first match in Torreon 2-1, but rebounded to win 2-0 at Arrowhead on April 24th. Kansas City opened the 2002 Champions Cup in March with back-to-back shutouts of W Connection FC to advance to the Quarterfinals against Santos Laguna.

    Morelia earned the right to play in the Semifinals after defeating the Chicago Fire 3-2 on aggregate goals over two games in late May. Morelia opened the Champions Cup dropping Deportivo Saprissa of Costa Rica 3-1 on aggregate goals.

    The winner of the Wizards and Morelia series will face the winner of the Alajuelense (Costa Rica) and Pachuca (Mexico) series. Alajuelense will host the first leg of the series on Wednesday, August 14th at Estadio Marrero Soto, while Pachuca will host the second leg at Estadio Hidalgo on Wednesday, August 21st. Both games will kick off at 8:00 p.m. CT.

    Ticket prices for the Champions Cup match at Arrowhead will be the same as regular season games, $17 adults and $12 youth Sideline Reserve and $12 adults and $8 youth General Admission. Season Ticket Holders may use their “Special Game C” ticket. For information on tickets, call the Wizards office at 816-920-9300.

    FC Champions Cup Schedule

    Wed. August 7th - Monarcas Morelia (Mexico) vs. Kansas City Wizards (MLS), Estadio Morelos, 3:00 p.m. CT
    Wed. August 28th - Kansas City Wizards vs. Monarcas Morelia, Arrowhead Stadium, 7:00 p.m. CT

    Wed. August 14th - Alajuelense (Costa Rica) vs. Pachuca (Mexico), Estadio Marrero Soto, 8:00 p.m. CT
    Wed. August 21st - Pachuca vs. Alajuelense, Estadio Hidalgo, 8:00 p.m. CT

    Home team for first leg still to be drawn
    Morelia/Kansas City Winner vs. Alajuelense/Pachuca Winner
    Dates tentatively set for Wednesday, September 4th and Wednesday, September 18th.
  2. soccerdome

    soccerdome New Member

    Thanks for the info.

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