Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Three MLS clubs on course to advance
by Paul Kennedy, August 31st, 2012 1:01AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  concacaf champions league, houston dynamo, mls, seattle sounders

MOST COMMENTED

[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] The Seattle Sounders won at Trinidad & Tobago's Caledonia AIA, 3-1, on Thursday night, and the short-handed Houston Dynamo earned a point in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, with a 1-1 tie against Olimpia. After three days of play, the Sounders, Dynamo and Los Angeles are in good shape to advance, while Real Salt Lake and Toronto FC trail in their groups.

Alex Caskey, Sammy Ochoa and Fredy Montero all scored a goal and an assist for the Sounders, who took a five-point lead of Group 4 with just two games to play. Caledonia is eliminated with just one point through three games.
 
The Dynamo trailed on a low, diving header from Douglas Caetano in the 7th minute but equalized in the 57th minute on Adam Moffat's header off Nathan Sturgis' cross.

Sturgis was shortly thereafter sent off for a late challenge.

Olimpia had a chance to win in stoppage time, but Juan Ramon Ramirez hit the post.

WEEK 3 RESULTS:
Thursday, August 30
Tauro (PAN) 0 Herediano (CRC) 1
HER: Waylon Francis 47
Caledonia AIA (TRI) 1 Seattle Sounders (USA) 3
SEA: Alex Caskey 44
SEA: Samuel Ochoa 59
CAL: Kareem Joseph (pen.) 66
SEA: Fredy Montero 68
Olimpia (HON) 1 Houston Dynamo (USA) 1
OLI: Douglas Caetano 7
HOU: Adam Moffat 57

Wednesday, August 29
Guadalajara (MEX) 4 W Connection (TRI) 0.
GUA: Marco Fabian 53
GUA: Carlos Fierro 63
GUA: Marco Fabian 67
GUA: Marco Fabian 90
LA Galaxy (USA) 4 Puerto Rico Islanders (PR) 0
LA: Tommy Meyer 7
LA: Jose Villarreal 46
LA: Jack McBean 79
LA: Michael Stephens 81
Municipal (GUA) 0 Monterrey (MEX) 1
MON: Humberto Suazo 79

Tuesday, August 28
Toronto FC (CAN) 1 Santos (MEX) 3
SAN: Darwin Quintero 49
TFC: Quincy Amarikwa 69
SAN: Daniel Ludena 90
SAN: Candido Ramirez 90
Real Esteli (NCA) 0 Alajuelense (CRC) 1
ALA: Allan Guevara 41

STANDINGS:
Group 1:
Santos 6 points; Toronto FC 3 points; Aguila 0.
Group 2: Herediano 6 points; Real Salt Lake 3 points; Tauro FC 0.
Group 3: Houston Dynamo, Olimpia 4 points; FAS 0.
Group 4: Seattle Sounders 6 points; Marathon, Caledonia AIA 1.
Group 5: Los Angeles Galaxy 6 points; Isidro Metapan 3 points; Puerto Rico Islanders 0.
Group 6: Tigres, Alajuelense 4 points; Real Esteli 0.
Group 7: Monterrey 6 points; Municipal 3; Chorrillo 0.
Group 8: Xelaju 4 points; Guadalajara 3; W Connection 1.



1 comment
  1. Alberto Mora
    commented on: September 2, 2012 at 9:14 p.m.
    Congrats! for the three MLS teams that won their matches, they can enjoy the experience for now and I hope their coaches made note for the future because once they face the Mexican teams their show is over, so keep learning!!


Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
2015 MLS Preseason Action    
Preseason play wrapped up Saturday with the Houston Dynamo (Carolina Challenge Cup), New York Red Bulls ...
MLS: Projected opening day lineups    
MLS is slated to start its 20th season on Friday when the defending champion LA Galaxy ...
Gallardo shines as U.S. U-17s rout Cuba     
Joe Gallardo, who suffered a broken shinbone last August, scored a hat trick as the USA ...
Garber: 'Nobody's looking for a work stoppage'    
Speaking at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston on Friday, MLS commissioner Don Garber ...
What They're Saying: Univision's Juan Carlos Rodriguez    
"If the rights are already fixed, there's little incentive to FIFA to award 2026 to the ...
2015 MLS Preseason Action    
The MLS preseason wraps up on Saturday with 18 of 20 teams in action, all but ...
MLS issues record fine to owner Dell Loy Hansen    
One MLS owner, Real Salt Salt's Dell Loy Hansen, has not been shy about expressing his ...
id2 tour kicks off Monday in Argentina    
The id2 National Selection will kick off its tour of Argentina with the first of four ...
Concacaf Under-17 Championship television schedule    
The USA kicks off play in the Concacaf Under-17 Championship Friday against Cuba in San Pedro ...
USA enjoys long history of U-17 regional success    
The U.S. U-17s will get a chance at the 2015 Concacaf Under-17 Championship to avenge the ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives