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Guatemala's Xelaju ousts Chivas Guadalajara
by Paul Kennedy, October 26th, 2012 12:24AM

TAGS:  concacaf champions league, los angeles galaxy, mexico


[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Week 6] Chivas Guadalajara became the first Mexican team to not reach the quarterfinals of the Concacaf Champions League when its 2-1 win over Xelaju was not enough to overtake the Guatemalan club first place in Group B. The teams finished tied -- 2-2 -- in the first tiebreaker -- head-to-head -- and Xelaju won thanks to its away goal scored by Costa Rican Allan Aleman late in the second half. The Los Angeles Galaxy's 3-2 win at Isidro Metapan (thanks to two goals from teenager Jack McBean and the late winner from Michael Stephens) gave it fourth in the quarterfinal seedings. For the quarterfinal pairings ...

-- The 2013 quarterfinal pairings: Monterrey-Xelaju, Santos-Houston Dynamo, Seattle Sounders-Tigres and Los Angeles Galaxy-Herediano. The two legs will be played March 5-7 and 12-14.

1. Monterrey 4-0-0 (12 points) +15 (15/0)
2. Santos 4-0-0 (12 points) +12 (13/1)
3. Seattle  4-0-0 (12 points) +7 (12/5)
4. Los Angeles 3-0-1 (10 points) +8 (11/5)
5. Herediano 3-0-1 (10 points) +3 (4/1)
6. Tigres 2-0-2 (8 points) +9 (12/3)
7. Houston 2-0-2 (8 points) +6 (9/3)
8. Xelaju 2-0-2 (7 points) +1 (7/6)

Oct. 25
Guadalajara (MEX) 2 Xelaju (GUA) 1
Isidro Metapan (SLV) 2 LA Galaxy (USA) 3

Oct. 24
Santos (MEX) 1 Toronto FC (CAN) 0.
Seattle Sounders (USA) 3 Marathon (HON) 1
Tigres (MEX) 5 Alajuelense (CRC) 0

Oct. 23
Houston Dynamo (USA) 1 Olimpia (HON) 1
Real Salt Lake (USA) 0 Herediano (CRC) 0.
Chorrillo FC (PAN) 0 Monterrey (MEX) 6.

Group 1:
*Santos 12 points; Toronto FC 6; Aguila 0.
Group 2: *Herediano 10 points; Real Salt Lake 7; Tauro FC 0.
Group 3: *Houston Dynamo 8 points, Olimpia 5; FAS 3.
Group 4: *Seattle Sounders 12 points; Marathon 4; Caledonia AIA 1.
Group 5: *Los Angeles Galaxy 10 points; Puerto Rico Islanders 4; Isidro Metapan 3.
Group 6: *Tigres 8 points; Alajuelense 7; Real Esteli 1.
Group 7: *Monterrey 12 points; Municipal 6; Chorrillo 0.
Group 8: *Xelaju, Guadalajara 7 points; W Connection 2.
*Clinched group title.

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