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Cruz Azul gets beaten at home, Monterrey advance to the CONCACAF Champions League final

Rayados of Monterrey qualified for the final of the Concachampions after beating Cruz Azul 4-1 in the second leg of the semifinals. They will face America in the grand final that will grant a place for the Club World Cup.

Monterrey team
Monterrey team

Coach Javier Aguirre's Rayados de Monterrey thrashed Cruz Azul 1-4 on Thursday and qualified for the final of the Concacaf Champions League, which they will play against the América of Argentine coach Santiago Solari. The Argentine Rogelio Funes Mori, twice, his compatriot Maxi Meza and the Colombian Duván Vergara scored for the Rayados and Orbelín Pineda discounted for Cruz Azul. Monterrey, who won the first leg 1-0, won the series by 5 -1.

The organizers put the local sound at full blast so that the offense was not heard, which was repeated anyway, although to a lesser extent. Cruz Azul tried to leave a good impression on the return to the field, proposed the game, although nothing change.

Monterrey, the top winner of the Concacaf League in this century, with four wins, will play the final with the América of Argentine coach Santiago Solari, who eliminated the Philadelphia Union from MLS.

Monterrey vs Cruz Azul: Who scored the goals?

Monterrey's goals were scored by Rogelio Funes Mori, twice, his compatriot Maximiliano Meza, and one by Duván Zapata. Orbelín Pineda converted the goal of Cruz Azul.

Monterrey vs Cruz Azul: What was the overall result?

The result of the return, was very bulky, and only served to stretch the advantage of the first game. In this way, Monterrey surpassed its rival by 5 to 1 in the overall result.

Monterrey vs Cruz Azul: Highlights

Alexis Almosnino

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