2007 North American SuperLiga

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2007 SuperLiga
2007 North American SuperLiga
Tournament details
Host country USA
Dates July 24 – August 29
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 7 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Mexico Pachuca (1st title)
Runners-up United States Los Angeles Galaxy
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 42 (2.8 per match)
Attendance 234,751 (15,650 per match)
Top scorer(s) United States Landon Donovan (4 Goals)
2008

The 2007 SuperLiga, the inaugural edition of the SuperLiga competition, was held from July 24 to August 29, 2007. The eight clubs participating in the 2007 tournament were chosen by invitation.

All games of the tournament were carried live on Fox Sports World in Canada (English), Telefutura in the United States (Spanish), and Televisa and TV Azteca in Mexico (both Spanish).

Qualification[edit]

The eight teams in the inaugural 2007 edition were selected on an invitation-only basis.[1]

From United States Major League Soccer

From Mexico Primera División de México

Group stage[edit]

There were two groups of four teams. Each group contained two clubs from each league with the top two teams from each groups advancing to the semifinals.

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
United States Los Angeles Galaxy 6 3 2 0 1 9 8 +1
Mexico CF Pachuca 4 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
Mexico CD Guadalajara 4 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
United States FC Dallas 2 3 0 2 1 7 8 -1
July 24, 2007
21:00 EDT
FC Dallas United States 1 – 1 CD Guadalajara Mexico
Alvarez Goal 56'
Moor Red card 72'
Report Olvera Goal 67'
Pizza Hut Park, Frisco
Attendance: 12,641
Referee: Walter Quesada (Costa Rica)
July 24, 2007
23:00 EDT
Los Angeles Galaxy United States 2 – 1 CF Pachuca Mexico
Gordon Goal 50'
Donovan Goal 81'
Report Márquez Lugo Goal 78'
The Home Depot Center, Carson
Attendance: 19,317
Referee: Carlos Batres (Guatemala)

July 28, 2007
20:00 EDT
FC Dallas United States 1 – 1 CF Pachuca Mexico
Ruíz Goal 75' Report Giménez Goal 87' (pen.)
Pizza Hut Park, Frisco
Attendance: 7,953
Referee: Samir Osman (Egypt)
July 28, 2007
22:00 EDT
Los Angeles Galaxy United States 1 – 2 CD Guadalajara Mexico
Donovan Goal 88' Report Rodríguez Goal 59'
Bravo Goal 82'
Los Angeles Coliseum, Los Angeles
Attendance: 37,337
Referee: Courtney Campbell (Jamaica)

July 31, 2007
20:00 EDT
FC Dallas United States 5 – 6 Los Angeles Galaxy United States
Alvarez Goal 43'
Toja Goal 78'
Alvarez Goal 82'
Ruíz Goal 90+1'
Thompson Goal 90+6'
Report Gordon Goal 3'
Klein Goal 12'
Gordon Goal 15'
Harmse Goal 18'
Donovan Goal 84'
Pavón Goal 90+5'
Pizza Hut Park, Frisco
Attendance: 21,576
Referee: Kevin Stott (United States)
July 31, 2007
22:00 EDT
CD Guadalajara Mexico 0 – 1 CF Pachuca Mexico
Report Márquez Lugo Goal 62'

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
United States Houston Dynamo 7 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2
United States D.C. United 4 3 1 1 1 2 2 0
Mexico Club América 3 3 1 0 2 3 4 -1
Mexico Monarcas Morelia 2 3 0 2 1 4 5 -1
July 25, 2007
20:00 EDT
D.C. United United States 1 – 1 Monarcas Morelia Mexico
Gomez Goal 7' Report Landín Red card 58'
Martínez Goal 79'
RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.
Attendance: 13,335
Referee: Courtney Campbell (Jamaica)
July 25, 2007
22:00 EDT
Houston Dynamo United States 1 – 0 Club América Mexico
Jaqua Goal 41' Report
Robertson Stadium, Houston
Attendance: 18,112
Referee: Samir Osman[2] (Egypt)

July 29, 2007
20:00 EDT
D.C. United United States 1– 0 Club América Mexico
Dyachenko Goal 12' Report Rojas Red card 49'
RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.
Attendance: 18,604
Referee: Carlos Batres (Guatemala
July 29, 2007
22:00 EDT
Houston Dynamo United States 1– 1 Monarcas Morelia Mexico
Ngwenya Goal 1' Report Batista Goal 74'
Robertson Stadium, Houston
Attendance: 11,236
Referee: Walter Quesada (Costa Rica)

August 1, 2007
20:00 EDT
Houston Dynamo United States 1– 0 D.C. United United States
Ching Goal 50' Report
Robertson Stadium, Houston
Attendance: 11,013
Referee: Baldomero Toledo (United States)
August 1, 2007
22:00 EDT
Club América Mexico 3– 2 Monarcas Morelia Mexico
Mosqueda Goal 17'
Cabañas Goal 56' (pen.)
Insúa Goal 85'
Report Romero Red card 54'
Choy Goal 67'
Landín Goal 73'
Toyota Park, Bridgeview
Attendance: 10,623
Referee: Hugo Leon Guajardo (Mexico)

Knockout Stage[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Semi-finals Final
14 August - Robertson Stadium
  United States Houston Dynamo 2 (3)  
  Mexico Pachuca (AET, PSO) 2 (4)  
 
29 August - The Home Depot Center


      Mexico Pachuca 1 (4)
   United States Los Angeles Galaxy 1 (3)
15 August - The Home Depot Center
  United States Los Angeles Galaxy 2
  United States D.C. United 0  

Semifinals[edit]

August 14, 2007
22:00 EDT
02:00 UTC
Houston Dynamo United States 2 – 2 (a.e.t.) CF Pachuca Mexico
DeRosario Goal 4'
Ianni Red card 13'
Robinson Goal 83'
Ashe Red card 102'
Report Cacho Goal 28'
Chitiva Goal 62'
Chitiva Yellow cardRed card 85'
  Penalties  
Barrett Penalty scored
Wondolowski Penalty scored
Mulrooney Penalty scored
Ching Penalty missed
Ngwenya Penalty missed
3 – 4 Penalty scored Salazar
Penalty scored Caballero
Penalty scored Rey
Penalty missed Álvarez
Penalty scored Lugo

August 15, 2007
22:00 EDT
Los Angeles Galaxy United States 2 – 0 D.C. United United States
Beckham Goal 27'
Donovan Goal 47'
Report
The Home Depot Center, Carson
Attendance: 17,223
Referee: Alex Prus (United States)

Final[edit]

SuperLiga
2007 Champion
Mexico
Pachuca
First Title

Goalscorers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.superliga.com
  2. ^ Rakes, Jeremy. "Dynamo blank Club America 1-0". MLSNet.com, July 25, 2007. Retrieved on April 16, 2013.

External links[edit]