Tuesday was a decidedly Liga MX day in the CONCACAF Champions League’s quarterfinal first legs, as Queretaro took care of business versus DC United while Club America twice battled back to tie Seattle.
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At least Clint Dempsey gave us this gorgeous goal as part of his brace, but Tuesday was a bit of a “woof” for MLS aside from the terrific Seattle crowd.
Can Major League Soccer shine in tonight’s first legs?
Tigres UANL vs. Real Salt Lake — FOLLOW LIVE (8 p.m. ET)
RSL came close to winning the CCL in 2010-11 when it fell to Monterrey, and hopes to make another run to the final this year.Luis Silva and Jose Torres will be repping Americans in Liga MX as Tigres will be heavily favored to scoop up a win at home. Tigres drew 2-2 at Queretaro on Friday,
Santos Laguna vs. Los Angeles Galaxy — FOLLOW LIVE (10 p.m. ET)
The Galaxy made two finals, winning one, in the Champions Cup era, and have a semifinal on their resume from the CCL. On the other end, Santos has 26-year-old American back Jorge Villafana, most recently of the Portland Timbers. Santos hosted and drew Pumas 1-1 this weekend.