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Cruz Azul and Toluca short-handed for first legs
by Paul Kennedy, March 31st, 2014 10PM

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TAGS:  americans abroad, concacaf champions league, mexico

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[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] The Concacaf Champions League moves into the semifinals without MLS participation, but Americans will be represented as Tijuana, which hosts Cruz Azul on Tuesday, has used seven U.S.-born players this season, including three national team players not called into the USA-Mexico friendly. Toluca and Cruz Azul, on the other hand, will be without key players who are with El Tri in Arizona.

Concacaf Champions League:
Tuesday, April 1
Alajuelense vs. Toluca, 8 p.m. ET (Galavision, Fox Sports 2)
Tijuana vs. Cruz Azul, 10 p.m. ET (UDN, Fox Sports 2)

Edgar Castillo, who played in the USA-Ukraine friendly in Cyprus, Joe Corona and Herculez Gomez remained with Xolos for the Cruz Azul match. Corona and Texas product Greg Garza started in both legs of the quarterfinal series against the LA Galaxy.

Mexico national team keeper Jose de Jesus Corona will be available for Cruz Azul, but two other members of La Maquina -- Rogelio Chavez and Marco Fabian -- are with El Tri in Arizona.

Goalie Alfredo Talavera and Miguel Ponce and Isaac Brizuela, both born in California, were released by Toluca to join Mexico for Wednesday's friendly and will miss Tuesday's first leg against Alajuelense in Costa Rica.


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