was founded in 1954 and competes in Mexico’s Primera División at Estadio Olimpico Universitario in Mexico City. The club has made two previous CONCACAF Champions League Appearances (2008-09 and 2009-10). Pumas has won the Primera División seven times, most recently in 2011, and won the CONCACAF Champions‚ CCL’s former incarnation, in 1980, 1982 and 1989. As the 2011 Mexican Clausura champion, Pumas qualified automatically for the Group Stage.
PUM 0, FCD 1 (Mexico City) | Leg Two:
FCD 0, PUM 2 (Pizza Hut Park)
Founded in 1984, Tauro FC competes in the top league of Panama, Liga Panameña de Fútbol, and is the most-titled club of the league, winning eight since 1989. The club has made two previous CCL appearances (2008-09 and 2010-11). Tauro lost to Honduran club CD Marathón in the Preliminary Round in last year’s CCL. The club qualified automatically for the Group Stage by winning the 2010 Panamanian Apertura.
Leg One: FCD 1, TAU 1 (Pizza Hut Park) | Leg Two: TAU 5, FCD 3 (Panama City)
Toronto FC was founded in 2006 and joined MLS in 2007. The club is making its third CCL appearance, having competed in the tournament each year since 2009 as Canadian Champions. Toronto gained a berth in the 2011 CCL by winning its third Nutrilite Canadian Championship, defeating Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3-2 on aggregate. TFC clinched a spot in the Group Stage by defeating Nicaragua’s Real Estelí 4-2 on aggregate in the Preliminary Round.
Leg One: TFC 0, FCD 1 (Toronto) | Leg Two: Tues., Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. (Pizza Hut Park) BUY NOW