1975 CONCACAF Champions' Cup

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The 1975 CONCACAF Champions' Cup was the 11th edition of the annual international club football competition held in the CONCACAF region (North America, Central America and the Caribbean), the CONCACAF Champions' Cup. It determined that year's club champion of association football in the CONCACAF region and was played from 5 July 1975 till 9 May 1976.

The teams were split in 3 zones (North American, Central American and the Caribbean), each one qualifying the winner to the final tournament, where the winners of the North and Central zones played a semi-final to decide who was going to play against the Caribbean champion in the final. All the matches in the tournament were played under the home/away match system.

Atlético Español from Mexico won the final, and became for the first time CONCACAF champion.

North American Zone[edit]

First Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Monterrey Mexico 3 - 1 Canada Serbian White Eagles FC 2 - 0 1 - 1*
  • 1st leg, Alfredo "Alacrán" Jiménez Goal and Pepe Sánchez Goal
  • 2nd leg abandoned at 1-1 in 67' due to fight.* Toronto Serbian White Eagles (Miladinović Goal) Monterrey (Ruben Romeo Corbo Goal)
  • Monterrey advances to second round.

Second Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Monterrey Mexico 1 - 2 Mexico Atlético Español 1 - 1 0 - 1
  • 1st leg. Puebla.- Atletico Español Oswaldo "Cachito" Ramírez Goal (pen) Monterrey Juanito González Goal
  • 2nd leg. Monterrey, Estadio Universitario.- Atletico Español Leonel Urbina Goal
  • Atlético Español advances to the CONCACAF Final.

Central American Zone[edit]

First Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Deportivo Saprissa Costa Rica 4 - 3 Honduras Real CD España 4 - 1 0 - 2
Negocios Internacionales El Salvador 1 - 2 Guatemala CSD Municipal 0 - 0 1 - 2
CD Platense Honduras 4 - 4* Guatemala Aurora FC 4 - 3 0 - 1
  • CS Herediano on a Bye to the second round.
  • Unknown if Aurora FC qualified on away goals, on a draw, or after penalties*
  • Saprissa, Municipal and Aurora FC advance to the second round.

Second Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Deportivo Saprissa Costa Rica 3 - 2 Costa Rica CS Herediano 2 - 0 1 - 2
CSD Municipal Guatemala 2 - 2
(4 - 2 pen)
Guatemala Aurora FC 2 - 1 0 - 1
  • Saprissa and Municipal advance to the third round.

Third Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Deportivo Saprissa Costa Rica 2 - 2
(6 - 5 pen)
Guatemala CSD Municipal 2 - 2 0 - 0
  • Saprissa advances to the CONCACAF Final.

Caribbean Zone[edit]

Withdrew or were disqualified:
Dominican Republic Montecarlo
Haiti Racing Club Haïtien
Suriname SV Robinhood

First Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
SV Transvaal Suriname w/o Haiti Violette AC
Santos F.C. Jamaica w/o Dominican Republic Universidad Catolica
  • Violette AC withdrew.
  • Universidad apparently disqualified due to the Dominican Republic's failure to pay FIFA dues.
  • SV Transvaal and Santos F.C. advance to the second round.

Second Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
SV Transvaal Suriname 5 - 1 Jamaica Santos F.C. 4 - 1 1 - 0
  • SV Transvaal advance to the CONCACAF Final.

CONCACAF Final Series[edit]

Semi-Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Deportivo Saprissa Costa Rica 2 - 4 Mexico Atlético Español 1 - 2 1 - 2
  • Atlético Español advance to the CONCACAF Final.

Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
SV Transvaal Suriname 1 - 5 Mexico Atlético Español 0 - 3 1 - 2
  • Atlético Español wins the CONCACAF Champions Cup.

Champion[edit]

CONCACAF Champions' Cup
1975 Champion
Mexico
Atlético Español
First Title

References[edit]