Concacaf Champions League draw

[DATEBOOK] The Seattle Sounders will face San Francisco of Panama and FC Dallas will meet El Salvador's Alianza in the preliminary round of the 2011-12 Concacaf Champions League. The Colorado Rapids and Los Angeles Galaxy were drawn directly to the group stage that begins in August. For the complete draw ...

Eight teams have qualified for the group stage and will be joined by the winner of the eight preliminary-round series.

The first leg of the preliminary round will be played July 26-28, with the second leg a week later.

Preliminary Round
First Leg: July 26-28
Second Leg: August 2-4
(Teams on left host first leg)

Motagua (HON) vs. Municipal (GUA)
Mexican Clausura runner-up (Morelia or Pumas) vs. Caribbean club championship runner-up
Isidro Metapan (SLV) vs. Caribbean club champion
Santos Laguna (MEX) vs. Olimpia (HON)
Alianza (SLV) vs. FC Dallas (USA)
Canadian champion (Toronto FC or Vancouver) vs. Nicaragua qualifier (Real Esteli or Walter Ferreti)
San Francisco (PAN) vs. Seattle Sounders (USA)
Herediano (CRC) vs. Caribbean club championship third-place finisher

Group Stage
First Round: August 16-18
Second Round: August 23-25
Third Round: September 13-15
Fourth Round: September 20-22
Fifth Round: September 27-29
Sixth Round: October 18-20

Group A
Los Angeles Galaxy (USA)
Alajuelense (CRC)
Winner of Mexican Clausura runner-up-Caribbean club championship runner-up
Winner of Motagua-Municipal

Group B
Colorado Rapids (USA)
Real Espana (HON)
Winner of Santos Laguna-Olimpia
Winner of Metapan-Caribbean club champion

Group C
Mexican Clausura champion
Tauro (PAN)
Winner of Alianza FC-FC Dallas
Winner of Canadian champion-Nicaragua qualifier

Group D
Monterrey (MEX)
Comunicaciones (GUA)
Winner of San Francisco-Seattle
Winner of Herediano-Caribbean club championship third-place finisher

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