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Tiny Heredia makes it 2-for-2 against MLS foes
August 29th, 2013 12:44AM

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[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Week 3] The San Jose Earthquakes lost their second game on the road when they fell to tiny Guatemala club Heredia, 1-0, in the Concacaf Champions League on Wednesday night. Starting Americans Joe Corona, Greg Garza and Paul Arriola, Tijuana moved closer to clinching its group with a 1-0 win over Luis Angel Firpo of El Salvador.

Heredia made it 2-for-2 against MLS clubs with a 1-0 win over the Quakes on midfielder Enrique Miranda's second-half goal. The Jaguares' home stadium is so small that Concacaf won't allow them to use it for Champions League matches. Wednesday's game was played instead in Guatemala City at the 14,000-seat Estadio Cementos Progreso, home of  Comunicaciones.

San Jose fielded a complete reserve team when it fell, 1-0, at Montreal three weeks ago, but this time the Quakes started stalwarts Victor Bernardez and Chris Wondolowski. Bernandez and Justin Morrow, who also started, are suspended and will miss Saturday's Cali Clasico match at the LA Galaxy.

Fidel Martinez scored in the 81st minute to give the Xolos the win over Luis Angel Firpo. They have seven points from three games and will win their group with a win or tie at home with Victoria of Honduras on Sept. 26.

CCL WEEK 3, Results:
Wednesday, August 28
Valencia (HAI) 1 Cruz Azul (MEX) 2
Heredia (GUA) 1 San Jose Earthquakes (USA) 0
Tijuana (MEX) 1 Luis Angel Firpo (SLV) 0
Tuesday, August 27
Houston Dynamo (USA) 2 Arabe Unido (PAN) 1
Olimpia (HON) 0 Sporting Kansas City (USA) 2
Cartagines (CRC) 0 Isidro Metapan (SLV) 0

CCL WEEK 3, Schedule:
Thursday, August 29
Caledonia AIA (TRI) vs. Comunicaciones (GUA)
Alajuelense (CRC) vs. Club America (MEX)

CCL STANDINGS:
Group 1: Houston Dynamo 4 points; Arabe Unido 3; DirecTV W Connection 1.
Group 2: Sporting Kansas City 6 points; Olimpia 3; Real Esteli 0.
Group 3: Cruz Azul 6 points; Herediano 3; Valencia 0.
Group 4: Club America, Sporting San Miguelito 3 points; Alajuelense 0.
Group 5: Heredia 6 points; Montreal Impact 3 points; San Jose Earthquakes 0.
Group 6: Toluca 6 points, Caledonia AIA, Comunicaciones 0.
Group 7: Tijuana 7 points Luis Angel Firpo 1; Victoria 0.
Group 8: Cartagines 4 points; LA Galaxy 3; Isidro Metapan 1.

CCL WEEK 2: Results
Thursday, August 22
Cruz Azul (MEX) 3 Herediano (CRC) 0
Comunicaciones (GUA) 1 Toluca (MEX) 2
Sporting San Miguelito (PAN) 1 Alajuelense (CRC) 0
Wednesday, August 21
Heredia (GUA) 1 Montreal Impact (CAN) 0
Real Esteli (NCA) 0 Olimpia (HON) 1
Tuesday, August 20
DIRECTV W Connection (TRI) 0 Houston Dynamo (USA) 0
LA Galaxy (USA) 2 Cartagines (CRC) 0
Victoria (HON)  2 Tijuana (MEX) 3

CCL WEEK 1: Results
Thursday, August 8
Valencia FC (HAI) 1 Herediano (CRC) 6
Isidro Metapan (SLV) 2 Cartagines (CRC) 4
Arabe Unido (PAN) 3 DIRECTV W Connection (TRI) 1
Wednesday, August 7
Montreal Impact 1 San Jose Earthquakes 0
Sporting San Miguelito (PAN) 0 Club America (MEX) 1
Real Esteli (NCA) 0 Sporting Kansas City 2
Tuesday, August 6
Toluca (MEX) 3 Caledonia AIA (TRI) 1
Luis Angel Firpo (SLV) 0 Tijuana (MEX) 0

CCL WEEK 4: Schedule
Tuesday, September 17
Sporting Kansas City (USA) vs. Real Esteli (NCA)
Club America (MEX) vs. Sporting San Miguelito (PAN)
San Jose Earthquakes (USA) vs. Montreal Impact (CAN)

Wednesday, September 18
Caledonia AIA (TRI) vs. Toluca (MEX)
LA Galaxy (USA) vs. Isidro Metapan (SLV)
Herediano (CRC) vs. Valencia FC (HAI)

Thursday, September 19
DIRECTV W Connection (TRI) vs. Arabe Unido (PAN)
Luis Angel Firpo (SLV) vs. Victoria (HON)

CCL WEEK 5: Schedule
Tuesday, September 24
Cruz Azul FC (MEX) vs. Valencia (HAI)
Montreal Impact (CAN) vs. Heredia (GUA)
Olimpia (HON) vs. Real Esteli (NCA)
Wednesday, September 25
Houston Dynamo (USA) vs. DIRECTV W Connection (TRI)
Cartagines (CRC) vs. LA Galaxy (USA)
Comunicaciones (GUA) vs. Caledonia AIA (TRI)
Thursday, September 26
Alajuelense (CRC) vs. Sporting San Miguelito (PAN)
Tijuana (MEX) vs. Victoria (HON)

CCL WEEK 6: Schedule
Tuesday, October 22
Club America (MEX) vs. Alajuelense (CRC)
Herediano (CRC) vs. Cruz Azul (MEX)
Wednesday, October 23
Sporting Kansas City (USA) vs.  Olimpia (HON)
Toluca FC (MEX) vs. Comunicaciones (GUA)
San Jose Earthquakes (USA) vs. Heredia (GUA)
Victoria (HON) vs. Luis Angel Firpo (SLV)
Thursday, October 24
Arabe Unido (PAN) vs. Houston Dynamo (USA)
Isidro Metapan (SLV) vs. LA Galaxy (USA)


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