A Mexican team will be champions of CONCACAF again, but will it be Monterrey or Santos Laguna? That question will be answered, at least half-answered, tonight. The CONCACAF Champions League final gets underway tonight with the first leg at Estadio Tecnologico in Monterrey, where the home side are looking to win their second consecutive confederation championship.
The one thing that this match is sure to bring is goals. Santos Laguna lead the Mexican Primera in goals and Oribe Peralta not only has seven in the Clausura there, but he and teammate Herculez Gomez are the joint-top scorers in the Champions League. Then there is Monterrey, who have Humberto Suazo and Aldo de Nigris up top, giving them the best strike partnership not just in Mexico or CONCACAF, but in all of the Americas.
With both teams looking to get forward and goals sure to follow, the Champions League final is must-watch television. While it isn't available on TV in Europe, Asia or Africa, most of the Americas will have it on their glowing picture box and if soccer fans in the region are smart, they will tune in when it kicks off at 10:00 p.m. ET. It should be a treat and luckily for us, there are 90 more minutes still left after tonight.
Monterrey vs. Santos Laguna, 2012 CONCACAF Champions League Final
United States: Fox Soccer Channel (English), Telefutura (Spanish), CONCACAF.com (Streaming)
Canada: Sportsnet World, CONCACAF.com (Streaming)
Mexico: ESPN Mexico
You can get all of your pre-match, in-match and post-match coverage of the CCONCACAF Champions League final in this story stream and you can also check out FMF State of Mind for everything Mexican football.