The champion and runner-up teams of the MX League have their place assured in the Concacaf Champions League, the most important club tournament in the region. However, there is another tournament one ladder lower, in which there are no mexican teams, but it will have Aztec representatives in the search for one of the titles of the area, they will be in total 11 between players, coaches and assistants.
Of this tournament, where the champions, runners-up Y best teams from Central American and Caribbean teams, there will be 5 places at the Concacaf Champions League 2022, This contest starts in its preliminary phase in August and there will be some clashes of Mexican soccer players.
The preliminary round will start with a duel between countrymen. The 11 Deportivo de El Salvador, with Dieter vargas (Former San Luis), faces the Communications of Guatemala, from Marco Bueno (exPachuca and Chivas), will see the faces in this confrontation. Agustin Herrera He will no longer play this tournament since he left Comunicaciones to sign with Cobián Imperial, a team that is not classified.
The Santos de Guápiles, with Everardo Rubio (former Murcielagos), will face the Verdes FC of Belize and the Guatemalan Saint Lucia, con Isaac Acuña (ex América and Gallos) will face the Metropolitan of Puerto Rico.
In the final round there will also be Mexicans in action. The left side Daniel arreola (exAtlante, Atlas) and the technical assistant Mario Acosta placeholder image (exPachuca) will play the Eighth Finals defending the Alajuelense Sports League of Costa Rica, which already has a rival and also has Mexicans in its ranks. It is about the Guastatoya of Guatemala where the players are Omar Dominguez (ex Veracruz, Atlante) and Luis Angel Landin (exMorelia, Cruz Azul and Pachuca).
The coach will be with Real Estelí from Nicaragua Jose Luis Trejo (former Cruz Azul, Chiapas), the Nicaraguan naturalized Manuel Rosas (ex Morelia) and Aldo Monzonis (ex Coffee growers).
Who plays the Concacaf League?
The first, second and third best placed teams in the league leagues participate in this tournament. Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Panama; the best in Nicaragua; the champion of Belize, the champion of the Canadian Premier League and the second and third place of the CFU Club Championship and the playoff winner between the fourth place of the Caribbean and the champion of the CONCACAF Caribbean Club Shield 2020 for a total of 22 teams.
The champion team of this contest and the best 5 classified in the final table claim a spot in the 2022 Concacaf Champions League.