Comfortable wins for Saprissa and Pachuca in the CONCACAF Champions League

Ronaldo Assis de Moreira Analyst IIAugust 26, 2009

Saprissa 3 - Puerto Rico Islanders 1 (CONCACAF Champions League, August 25, 2009) The Islanders took a surprising 1-0 lead in the 25th minute with a goal by defender Domenic Mediate. Jairo Arrieta equalised in the 34th with a driving, long-range shot that beat Islanders keeper Mike Behonick. Midfielder Walter Centeno made it 2-1 six minutes later and Armando Alonso wrapped up the scoring in the 48th.

Pachuca 5 - Isidro Metapan 0 (CONCACAF Champions League, August 25, 2009) Damian Alvarez opened the scoring for Pachuca in the 12th minute and Mendivil found the net in the 19th and 55th to stretch the lead to 3-0. Gregorio Torres added another in the 85th and Luis Montes sealed the win in the final minute.