Columbus Crew, from the United States, with Argentinians Lucas Zillarayan and Milton Valenzuela at the start, were one step away from the CONCACAF Champions League quarter-finals by beating Real Esteli from Honduras 4-0.
The match was held in Tegucigalpa, and Major League Soccer goals were scored by Gyassi Zardis (2), Jonathan Minsah from Ghana and Pedro Santos from Portugal.
SoccerWay noted that the revenge will take place on April 14th at Crew Stradium in Ohio.
Zillarian (formerly Belgrano) and Venezuela (formerly Newell’s Old Boys) played 90 minutes at Columbus Crewe, preparing for the start of the Major League Soccer scheduled for April 16th.
Monterrey of Mexico, with Argentine Nicolas Sanchez (Racing, River and Godoy Cruz) and Matthias Cranfiter (exRiver) initially, beat Atlético Bantoga of the Dominican Republic 3-0 in Santo Domingo.
The Mexican national team’s goals, with Argentine striker Rogelio Funes Morey (exRiver) as a substitute, were diverted by Alvaro Gutierrez, Jose Alvarado and Dutchman Vincent Janssen.
Retaliation will take place on April 14th at Bancomer BBVA in Guadalupe.
In Bantoga, Argentines played Francisco Ortega (ex-Atletico de Rafaela), Lisandro Cabrera (ex-Newell’s) and the team’s coach is fellow countryman Matthias Mazmo. (Telam)
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