2022 CONCACAF Champions League, Quarterfinals
  • Rudy Camacho (79')
  • Uriel Antuna (44')
2nd Leg - Cruz Azul advance 2-1 on aggregate
2nd Leg - Cruz Azul advance 2-1 on aggregate

Cruz Azul knocks CF Montreal out of CONCACAF Champions League

Uriel Antuna scored again to lead Cruz Azul past host CF Montreal in the finale of a quarterfinal CONCACAF Champions League series on Wednesday.

The Mexican side emerged with a 2-1 aggregate victory in the two-game, total-goal series following a 1-1 tie on Wednesday.

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Antuna fired home a right-footed volley from 10 yards in the 44th minute to put Cruz Azul in front. His goal in the 20th minute on March 9 in Mexico City was the only score in the teams' first game.

Rudy Camacho scored for Montreal in the 79th minute off a short corner kick as the action continued while several Cruz Azul players were tending to a Montreal player who had followed.

Cruz Azul joins New York City FC and Pumas in the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals. The final berth if the semis will be decided on Thursday when the Seattle Sounders look to defend a 3-0 first-leg lead over Leon.