LAFC and Leon Gear Up for Concacaf Champions League Final Showdown

Everything is ready to play the two final matches between LAFC and León in the Concacaf Champions League Photo: Twitter/Concacaf Champions League

Los Angeles FC and Leon will meet in the grand final of the continental tournament, after overcoming their semifinal series against Philadelphia Union and Tigers, respectively. After three weeks of waiting, the concacaf will define his new champion and who will go to the next Club World Cup on behalf of the confederation.

The duel between thegreen bellies” and the Angelenos will represent a new dispute between Mexican and American teams in the international contest. Due to the points collected throughout the tournament (from the group stage to the semifinals), it was decided where the first leg would be played, as well as the second leg, being the first clash in León; while the decisive match in the house of the LAFC next Sunday June 4th.

The path of the Fiera to reach the final of the current tournament Photo: Twitter / Concacaf Champions League
The path of the Fiera to reach the final of the current tournament Photo: Twitter / Concacaf Champions League

Next, we leave the official times of the round trip final that will define the new champion of the Concachampions (with central Mexico time):

Wednesday, May 31, 8:06 p.m., Nou Camp Stadium

Broadcast: Fox Sports, Fox Premium

Sunday June 4, 7:00 p.m., BMO Stadium

Broadcast: Fox Sports, Fox Premium

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As already mentioned, it will be the eighth time that teams from the Liga Mx and MLS are in the title game at the Concacaf Champions Leaguehaving a mark in favor of the Mexican clubs from 5 to 2. The first confrontation in this instance was between Cruz Azul and Los Angeles Galaxywhich the cementers won 5-3 in a unique duel in the 1997 edition.

The path of LAFC and Carlos Vela to reach the final against León Photo: Twitter/Concacaf Champions League
The path of LAFC and Carlos Vela to reach the final against León Photo: Twitter/Concacaf Champions League

The most recent was in 2022where the trophy was disputed Seattle Sounders y Pumas, with a global victory of 5 to 2 in favor of the American club. The result ended a 17-year hegemony by the Mx League, which since 2005 had managed to crown one of its teams. It should be noted that it was precisely those of the UNAM who had been the last “Aztec” club to lose a final of the contest against the Saprissa from Costa Rica with an aggregate of 3-2.

Los Angeles FC of Carlos candle, will play their second final in the Concachampionsremembering that in 2020 they lost the first against tigers by score of 2 to 1. For his part, “The fair” will play his first series for the championship in the current format, since he was runner-up in 1993, although at that time the champion was defined differently and was surpassed in points by Saprissa.

Regardless of the result, the Concachampions will have an unprecedented champion, since either the Los Angeles team or the “emeralds” would be crowned for the first time in the tournament concacaf. In addition to this and as already mentioned, the winner will have his ticket to the Club World Cup 2023 where the champions of other zones are also classified.


Speaking specifically of Leónthe current strategist of the club, Nicolas Larcamon He expressed his desire to win the international championship and have his name written in gold in the books of the institution.

Let them know that the players on this side are going to drop everything and we are going to write that chapter in the name of this city. We want to remain in the history of this club forever, so with you until Sunday Let’s break it, damn it!

Among the teams that manage to qualify is the winner of the Champions League 2022-23 (Manchester City or Inter Milan), the Conmebol Libertadores Cup, AFC Champions League, OFC Champions League and a team from the local league where the tournament will be played, this time in Saudi Arabia.

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The Club World Cup will be played between December 12 and 23, 2023, possibly the last time it will be played with the current format.

2023-06-01 05:00:14
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