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Arabe Unido gains measure of revenge
October 24th, 2013 11:59PM
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[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Week 6] Nine days after Panama crashed out of the World Cup at the hands of the USA in Panama City, Panamanian club Arabe Unido did what the Canaleros could not do and held on to its lead -- thanks to plenty of time-wasting -- to beat MLS's Houston Dynamo, 1-0, and qualify for the Concacaf Champions League quarterfinals. The loss left the Dynamo as the only U.S. MLS representative not to reach the final eight that will be played in March.

Arabe Unido, which needed to win to advance, went ahead on Jose Gonzalez's goal in the 61st minute. Gonzalez scored on a rebound after goalie Tyler Deric made a stop on his initial shot but could not hold on to the ball.

With the Dynamo needing a result in its final MLS game of the season Sunday at D.C. United to have any chance of making the playoffs, Deric was one of nine changes in the starting lineup from the team that played last weekend.

Brad Davis, who assisted on the tying goal for the USA in its 3-2 win that sent Mexico into the intercontinental playoffs at Panama's expense, did not dress. Three starters -- Will Bruin, Giles Barnes and Warren Creavalle -- were inserted but could not score against Arabe Unido, which stalled long enough to waste the final half hour and qualify for the quarterfinals ahead of the Dynamo as it did in 2009.

The Dynamo's exit leaves the LA Galaxy, Sporting Kansas City and San Jose Earthquakes as the three MLS representatives in quarterfinals.

CCL WEEK 6: Results
Thursday, October 24
Arabe Unido (PAN) 1 Houston Dynamo 0
Isidro Metapan (SLV) 0 LA Galaxy 4

Wednesday, October 23
Sporting Kansas City 0 Olimpia (HON) 0
Toluca (MEX) 5 Comunicaciones (GUA) 1
San Jose Earthquakes 1 Heredia (GUA) 0
Victoria (HON) 1 Luis Angel Firpo (SLV) 4

Tuesday, October 22
Club America (MEX) 0 Alajuelense (CRC) 1
Herediano (CRC) 1 Cruz Azul (MEX) 2
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CCL STANDINGS:
Group 1:
*Arabe Unido 9
Houston Dynamo 7
DirecTV W Connection 1
Group 2:
*Sporting KC 8
Olimpia 7
Real Esteli 1
Group 3:
*Cruz Azul 12
Herediano 6
Valencia 0
Group 4:
*Alajuelense 9
Club America 6
Sporting San Miguelito 3
Group 5:
*San Jose Earthquakes 6
Heredia 6
Montreal Impact 6
Group 6:
*Toluca 12
Comunicaciones 6
Caledonia AIA 0
Group 7:
*Tijuana 10 points
Luis Angel Firpo 7
Victoria 0
Group 8:
*LA Galaxy 9
Isidro Metapan 4
Cartagines 4
*Clinched berth in quarterfinals.
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CCL WEEK 5: Results
Thursday, September 26
Alajuelense (CRC) 2 Sporting San Miguelito (PAN) 0
Tijuana (MEX) 6 Victoria (HON) 0
Wednesday, September 25
Houston Dynamo 2 DirecTV W Connection 0
Cartagines (CRC) 0 LA Galaxy 3
Comunicaciones (GUA) 2 Caledonia AIA (TRI) 0
Tuesday, September 24
Cruz Azul (MEX) 3 Valencia (HAI) 0
Montreal Impact 2 Heredia (GUA) 0
Olimpia (HON) 1 Real Esteli (NCA) 0

CCL WEEK 4: Results
Thursday, September 19
DIRECTV W Connection (TRI) 0 Arabe Unido (PAN) 2
Luis Angel Firpo (SLV) 2 Victoria (HON) 1
Wednesday, September 18
LA Galaxy 1 Isidro Metapan (SLV) 0
Caledonia AIA (TRI) 1 Toluca (MEX) 5
Herediano (CRC) 4 Valencia FC (HAI) 2
Tuesday, September 17
Sporting Kansas City 1 Real Esteli (NCA) 1
San Jose Earthquakes 3 Montreal Impact 0
Club America (MEX) 3 Sporting San Miguelito (PAN) 0

CCL WEEK 3, Results:
Thursday, August 29
Caledonia AIA (TRI) 0 Comunicaciones (GUA) 3
Alajuelense (CRC) 1 Club America (MEX) 0
Wednesday, August 28
Valencia (HAI) 1 Cruz Azul (MEX) 2
Heredia (GUA) 1 San Jose Earthquakes 0
Tijuana (MEX) 1 Luis Angel Firpo (SLV) 0
Tuesday, August 27
Houston Dynamo 2 Arabe Unido (PAN) 1
Olimpia (HON) 0 Sporting Kansas City 2
Cartagines (CRC) 0 Isidro Metapan (SLV) 0

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 0
Real Esteli (NCA) 0 Olimpia (HON) 1
Tuesday, August 20
DIRECTV W Connection (TRI) 0 Houston Dynamo 0
LA Galaxy 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


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