2005 CONCACAF Champions’ Cup on the Way to Crowning Region’s Club Champion...

2005 CONCACAF Champions’ Cup on the Way to Crowning Region’s Club Champion with Semifinals Featuring Teams From Mexico, Costa Rica, and The U.S.

Reigning MLS champion D.C. United hosts back-to-back Mexican League champ “Pumas de la UNAM” on Wednesday, April 6th at 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT and Costa Rican power Deportivo Saprissa plays host to Mexico’s CF Monterrey on Thursday, April 7th at 10:30 PM ET/7:30 PM PT. Live and Exclusive on Fox Sports en Español


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Los Angeles, CA—(HISPANIC
PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)—April 5, 2005–The quest for the title of CONCACAF
Club Champion is down to four clubs after Deportivo Saprissa’s overtime victory
against the Kansas City Wizards. The Costa Rican powerhouse club joins CF Monterrey
and Pumas de la UNAM, both of Mexico, and reigning MLS champion D.C. United as
the semifinalists of the 2005 CONCACAF Champions’ Cup. Pumas de la UNAM,
back-to-back Mexican League champions, will attempt to capture the club’s
fourth CONCACAF title in their illustrious history.  The Mexican squad, however,
will first have to get through D.C. United, winner of the 1998 CONCACAF Champions’
Cup.  Deportivo Saprissa, with CONCACAF titles in 1993 and 1995, matches
up against CF Monterrey. The winner of this prestigious tournament automatically
qualifies to the FIFA Club World Championship Toyota Cup Japan 2005.

The first leg of the semifinals
begins at RFK Stadium as D.C. United hosts Pumas de la UNAM on Wednesday, April
6th at 7:30 pm ET /4:30 pm PT.  The action continues when Monterrey travels
to Ricardo Saprissa Stadium in San Jose, Costa Rica, to face Deportivo Saprissa
on Thursday, April 7th at 10:30 pm ET /7:30 pm PT.  Second leg games will
be played on Wednesday, April 13th.  Catch all the action, LIVE, on Fox
Sports en Español. 

For more information on
all sports action on Fox Sports en Español, visit the network’s web site
at fse.yahoo.com.

TELECAST SCHEDULE OF THE 2005
CONCACAF CHAMPIONS’ CUP ON Fox Sports en Español*

DATE                 TEAMS
                      TIME
(ET/PT)
Wednesday, April 6   DC United vs. UNAM Pumas    11:00
PM/8:00 PM
Thursday, April 7    Saprissa vs. Monterrey      10:30
PM/7:30 PM
Wednesday, April 13  UNAM Pumas vs. DC United    11:30 PM/8:30
PM
Thursday, April 14   Monterrey vs. Saprissa      10:30
PM/7:30 PM

*Schedule is subject to change

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444-8736

 

2005 CONCACAF Champions’ Cup on the Way to Crowning Region’s Club Champion with Semifinals Featuring Teams From Mexico, Costa Rica, and The U.S.