2003 CONCACAF Champions' Cup

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2003 CONCACAF Champions' Cup
Tournament details
Dates 6 March – 8 October
Teams 16 (from 9 associations)
Final positions
Champions Mexico Toluca (2nd title)
Runners-up Mexico Monarcas Morelia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 30
Goals scored 106 (3.53 per match)
Top scorer(s) Chile Reinaldo Navia
(5 goals)
2002
2004

The 2003 CONCACAF Champions' Cup was the 38th 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 was won by Club Toluca after a 5-4 aggregate win over Monarcas Morelia in the final. The tournament was held between March 6 and October 8.[1] The 16-team format was scrapped for an eight-team format in 2004.

Qualified teams[edit]

North American zone[edit]

Mexico Club Toluca - 2002 Apertura champion
Mexico Monarcas Morelia - 2002 Apertura runner-up
Mexico Club América - 2002 Verano champion
Mexico Club Necaxa - 2002 Verano runner-up
United States Los Angeles Galaxy - 2002 MLS Cup champion and 2002 MLS Supporters Shield winner
United States New England Revolution - 2002 MLS Cup runner-up
United States San Jose Earthquakes - 2002 MLS Supporters Shield runner-up
United States Columbus Crew - 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup winner

Central American zone[edit]

Costa Rica Alajuelense - 2002 Copa Interclubes UNCAF winner
Panama Árabe Unido - 2002 Copa Interclubes UNCAF runner-up
Honduras Motagua - 2002 Copa Interclubes UNCAF third place
Guatemala Comunicaciones - 2002 Copa Interclubes UNCAF fourth place
Guatemala Municipal - 2002 Copa Interclubes UNCAF semifinal runner-up
El Salvador FAS - 2002 Copa Interclubes UNCAF semifinal runner-up

Caribbean zone[edit]

Trinidad and Tobago W Connection - 2002 CFU Club Championship finalist
Jamaica Arnett Gardens - 2002 CFU Club Championship finalist

Bracket[edit]

First Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Final
Honduras  Motagua 2 0 2  
United States  Los Angeles Galaxy 2 1 3     United States  Los Angeles Galaxy 1 1 2  
Jamaica  Arnett Gardens 0 0 0   Mexico  Necaxa 4 2 6  
Mexico  Necaxa 0 1 1       Mexico  Necaxa 0 0 0  
Guatemala  Comunicaciones 1 0 1       Mexico  Monarcas Morelia 0 6 6  
Mexico  Monarcas Morelia 0 4 4     Mexico  Monarcas Morelia 6 0 6
Panama  Árabe Unido 2 0 2   United States  Columbus Crew 0 2 2  
United States  Columbus Crew 1 3 4       Mexico  Morelia 3 1 4
Guatemala  Municipal 4 1 5       Mexico  Club Toluca 3 2 5
United States  San Jose Earthquakes 2 2 4     Guatemala  Municipal 1 1 2  
Mexico  Club Toluca 3 3 6   Mexico  Club Toluca 2 2 4  
Trinidad and Tobago  W Connection 3 2 5       Mexico  Club Toluca (ASDET) 1 4 5
El Salvador  FAS 3 0 3       Mexico  Club América 4 0 4  
Mexico  Club América 1 3 4     Mexico  Club América 4 1 5
Costa Rica  Alajuelense 4 1 5   Costa Rica  Alajuelense 0 3 3  
United States  NE Revolution 0 3 3  

Semifinals[edit]

30 April 2003
1st leg
Toluca Mexico 1 – 4 Mexico América
González Goal 13' Lipatin Goal 35', 63'
Mendoza Goal 56'
Blanco Goal 83' (pen.)
30 April 2003
1st leg
Necaxa Mexico 0 – 0 Mexico Morelia

7 May 2003
2nd leg
Morelia Mexico 6 – 0 Mexico Necaxa
Navia Goal 9', 21'
Palacios Goal 28'
Hernández Goal 38'
Almirón Goal 42'
Prieto Goal 77'
14 May 2003
2nd leg
América Mexico 0 – 4 Mexico Toluca
AET Espinosa Goal 69'
García Goal 72', 88'
Ruiz Goal 90+2'
  • Morelia advanced 6–0 on aggregate.
  • Toluca advanced 5–4 on aggregate.

Final[edit]

17 September 2003
Monarcas Morelia Mexico 3 – 3 Mexico Club Toluca
Navia Goal 44', 63'
Álvarez Goal 69'
López Goal 6', 82'
Lozano Goal 13'
  • Club Toluca win 5-4 on aggregate.
    Club Toluca 2003 CONCACAF Champions' Cup champion.

Champions[edit]

CONCACAF Champions' Cup
2003 Winners
Mexico
Club Deportivo Toluca
Second Title

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Chile Reinaldo Navia Mexico Monarcas Morelia 5
2 Uruguay Vicente Sánchez Mexico Club Toluca 4
United States Edson Buddle United States Columbus Crew 4
Uruguay Marcelo Lipatin Mexico Club América 4
5 Edgar García Mexico Club Toluca 3
Guatemala Gonzalo Romero Guatemala Municipal 3
Costa Rica Erick Scott Costa Rica LD Alajuelense 3
8 Ariel Franco Mexico Club Toluca 2
Mexico Israel López Mexico Club Toluca 2
Honduras Amado Guevara Honduras Motagua 2
United States Alexi Lalas United States Los Angeles Galaxy 2
Juan Franco Mexico Necaxa 2
Mexico Rodolfo Espinoza Mexico Necaxa 2
United States Manny Lagos United States San Jose Earthquakes 2
Mexico Cuauhtémoc Blanco Mexico Club América 2
Mexico Santiago Fernández Mexico Club América 2
Costa Rica Rolando Fonseca Costa Rica LD Alajuelense 2
Mexico Adolfo Bautista Mexico Monarcas Morelia 2
Peru Roberto Palacios Mexico Monarcas Morelia 2
Mexico Ismael Íñiguez Mexico Monarcas Morelia 2
Argentina Damián Álvarez Mexico Monarcas Morelia 2
22 Various 1

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