Liga MX teams have come out ahead in 31 of 41 series played with MLS teams in Concachampions
Liga MX teams maintained their position over MLS teams in the Concacaf Champions League, then in the quarterfinals America, Cruz Azul and Monterrey left out their respective rivals in American soccer and now they will continue on their way in search of the title of the area.
The phase that faced the best eight teams of the Concacaf included five North American squads and three representatives of Mexican football, but for the semifinals this was reversed dramatically as now three Aztec soccer teams survive and only the Philadelphia Union by MLS.
Now the tournament will go into a long hiatus as the Monterrey-Cruz Azul and América-Philaldephia Union commitments will run until August.
Rayados had no major problems to overcome the Columbus Crew, who after fighting in the first leg, lacked forcefulness in the second leg, while the Monterrey team had already taken a 2-0 lead when barely 25 minutes had elapsed.
The team of coach Javier Aguirre took the victory 3-0 and thus reached the semifinals, where they will face Cruz Azul.
The Machine had total dominance over Toronto in the quarterfinals, after they took a 3-1 victory in the first leg and simply finished the play by winning 1-0 in the second leg.
With this, the Machine maintained the inertia that it has had both in that tournament and in Liga MX, so now Rayados will be measured in search of positive results to be placed in the final.
Since it took the name of the CONCACAF Champions League in the 2008-2009 edition, the Mexican teams and the MLS teams have met 41 times in final series and the dominance has been by the teams of the League. MX.
Of that number of series, a total of 31 wins have been for Mexican clubs, while the US teams have won 10 times, which reflects the clear dominance of the Liga MX clubs.
In all editions, Mexican teams have taken the title in the Concacaf Champions League: Atlante (2009), Pachuca (2010), Rayados (2011, 2012 and 2013), Cruz Azul (2014), América (2015 and 2016), Pachuca (2017), Chivas (2018), Rayados (2019) and Tigres (2020).
The champion of that tournament gets a ticket to the Club World Cup, the Mexican teams have fought for a good performance in that tournament and the one that has played the best role is Tigres, reaching the final that they lost against Bayern Munich.