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LA Galaxy 0, CF Monterrey 1
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Estadio Tecnologico – Monterrey, Mexico
CONCACAF Champions League Semifinals – Second Leg
Monterrey advance 3-1 on aggregate
MTY – Aldo de Nigris 4 81’
LA – Jack McBean (Yellow Card) 86’
LA Galaxy: Carlo Cudicini; A.J. DeLaGarza, Omar Gonzalez, Leonardo (Jack McBean 80’), Todd Dunivant (Mike Magee 59’); Sean Franklin, Juninho, Marcelo Sarvas, Michael Stephens (Jose Villarreal 69’); Landon Donovan, Robbie Keane©.
Subs Not Used: Brian Rowe, Tommy Meyer, Rafael Garcia, Greg Cochrane.
CF Monterrey: Juan de Dios Ibarra; Severo Meza (Leobardo Lopez 89’), Jose Maria Basanta©, Hiram Mier, Darvin Chavez; Jesus Zavala, Walter Ayovi, Cesar Delgado (Jesus Corona 90’), Neri Cardozo (Edgar Solis 89’); Humberto Suazo, Aldo de Nigris.
Subs Not Used: Alejandro Duatt, Gerardo Cruz, Guillermo Madrigal, Cesar De la Pena
Referee: Roberto Moreno (PAN)
Referee’s Assistants: Daniel Williamson (PAN) and Keytzell Raul Corrales (NCA)
4th Official: Luis Rodriguez (PAN)
With the loss, the Galaxy have been eliminated from the 2012-13 CONCACAF Champions League, losing the series 3-1 on aggregate.
This was the Galaxy’s first road loss in the Champions League since September 2011 when they lost 1-0 to Alajuelense in Costa Rica.
The Galaxy are now 1-3-0 all-time in the Champions League against Mexican opposition, including 0-2-0 on the road in Mexico,
Jack McBean finishes as the Galaxy’s top scorer in the 2012-13 Champions League, scoring four times in five appearances.
Marcelo Sarvas and Michael Stephens each appeared in all eight of the Galaxy’s games in the 2012-13 Champions League.
Monterrey will now face Santos Laguna in the CONCACAF Champions League Finals.