Tactics and Data

For the first time in the tournament’s modern era, a Major League Soccer team has officially won the CCL. The Seattle Sounders beat Pumas UNAM 3-0 on Wednesday night in the second leg of the CCL Final, giving them a 5-2 aggregate win over their opponents from Liga MX. MLS teams have played in the final before, but none of them could clear the last hurdle. Real Salt Lake fell to Monterrey in 2011