The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced the dates and kickoff times for the semifinal matchups of the 2019 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League semifinals. The third round of the competition is set to take place April 3-4 and 10-11.
The semifinals of the region’s most prestigious club tournament will kick off in Monterrey the first week of April. On Wednesday, April 3, Tigres UANL will host Santos Laguna at 10:00 pm ET. The following night, at 10:00 pm ET, Sporting Kansas City will visit CF Monterrey.
The decisive second leg semifinals will take place one week later in Torreon and Kansas City. On Wednesday, April 10, Santos Laguna will host Tigres UANL at 8:00 pm ET, followed by Sporting Kansas City vs CF Monterrey on Thursday night, at 9:00 pm ET.
The matchups for the semifinals were cemented at the draw in December. Santos Laguna and Sporting Kansas City earned the right to host the return leg semifinals as they accumulated the most points through the four matches of the round of 16 and quarterfinals.
Fans will be able to follow all the action through the Confederation’s partner networks, including Univision Deportes (United States), Yahoo Sports (United States), Fox Sports Latin America (Mexico & Central America), Flow Sports (Caribbean) and other local partners.
Club Rankings – Semifinals
*(points, goal difference)
1. Santos Laguna (12 pts, +13)
2. Sporting Kansas City (9 pts, +7)
3. Tigres UANL (9 pts, +6)
4. CF Monterrey (7 pts, +3)
2019 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Schedule – Semifinals
*Eastern Time (local time) and home team listed first
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
22:00 (20:00) Tigres UANL (MEX) vs Santos Laguna (MEX) – Estadio Universitario, Monterrey, Mexico
Thursday, April 4, 2019
22:00 (20:00) CF Monterrey (MEX) vs Sporting Kansas City (USA) – BBVA Bancomer Stadium, Monterrey, Mexico
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
20:00 (19:00) Santos Laguna (MEX) vs Tigres UANL (MEX) – Estadio Corona, Torreon, Mexico
Thursday, April 11, 2019
21:00 (20:00) Sporting Kansas City (USA) vs CF Monterrey (MEX) – Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City, KS, USA