1998 CONCACAF Champions' Cup

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1998 CONCACAF Champions' Cup
Tournament details
Host country United States
City Washington, D.C.
Dates 11 August – 16 August
Teams (from 5 associations)
Final positions
Champions United States D.C. United (1st title)
Runners-up Mexico Club Toluca
Tournament statistics
Matches played 8
Goals scored 19 (2.38 per match)
1997
1999

The 1998 CONCACAF Champions' Cup was the 34th 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.

The final tournament, held in Washington, D.C., was won by D.C. United, who defeated Club Toluca 1-0 in the final.[1]

Qualified Teams[edit]

North American zone[edit]

  • Qualified Clubs on bye to quarterfinal round.

Qualifying Playoff[edit]


1998-07-15
Club León Mexico 4 - 2 United States Colorado Rapids
Bejines Goal 30'
Romero Goal 38'
Trittschuh Goal 42' (OG)
Cadena Goal 53'
Trittschuh Goal 45'
Bravo Goal 69'
  • Club León advances to the quarterfinals.

Central American zone[edit]


Group A

# Club P W D L F A PTS +/-
1 Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa 4 2 1 1 5 3 7 +2
2 Guatemala C.S.D. Comunicaciones 4 2 0 2 5 6 6 -1
3 Honduras C.D. Platense 4 1 1 2 5 6 4 -1

Group B

# Club P W D L F A PTS +/-
1 El Salvador C.D. Luís Ángel Firpo 4 2 2 0 7 4 8 +3
2 Costa Rica L.D. Alajuelense 4 2 1 1 9 5 7 +4
3 Honduras C.D. Olimpia 4 0 1 3 2 9 1 -7

Playoff


Caribbean zone[edit]

  • Caribbean Zone:
    Trinidad and Tobago Joe Public F.C. (invitee)
  • The Caribbean club championships during that time were only played in November,
    CONCACAF invited Joe Public of Trinidad and Tobago as Caribbean representative.

Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                   
       
 United States D.C. United  8
 Trinidad and Tobago Joe Public  0  
 United States D.C. United  2
     Mexico León  0  
 Mexico León  1 (3)
 El Salvador Luis Ángel Firpo  1 (2)  
 United States D.C. United  1
   
   Mexico Toluca  0
 Mexico Cruz Azul  1 (3)
 Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa  1 (5)  
 Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa  1 (2) Third place
     Mexico Toluca  1 (3)  
 Mexico Toluca  2
 Mexico León  0
 Costa Rica Alajuelense  0  
 Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa  2
 

Quarterfinals[edit]

Aug 11, 1998
D.C. United United States 8 – 0 Trinidad and Tobago Joe Public F.C.
Olsen Goal 13', 44'
Lassiter Goal 22', 29', 67', 72'
Wood Goal 75', 90'+2
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Washington, D.C. - United States

Aug 11, 1998
Cruz Azul Mexico 0 – 0(AET)
3 - 5(pen)
Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Washington, D.C. - United States

Aug 12, 1998
Club León Mexico 1 – 1(AET)
3 - 2(pen)
El Salvador Luis Ángel Firpo
Mercado Goal 27' (pen.) Silva Goal 79'
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Washington, D.C. - United States

Aug 12, 1998
Club Toluca Mexico 2 – 0 Costa Rica L.D. Alajuelense
Estay Goal 72'
Abundis Goal 90'
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Washington, D.C. - United States

Semifinals[edit]

Aug 14, 1998
D.C. United United States 2 – 0 Mexico Club León
Lassiter Goal 12', 61'
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Washington, D.C. - United States

Aug 14, 1998
Club Toluca Mexico 1 – 1 (AET)
3 - 2 (pen)
Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa
Cordero Goal 31' (OG) Sequeira Goal 58'
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Washington, D.C. - United States

Third Place Match[edit]

August 16, 1998
Club León Mexico 0 – 2 Costa Rica C.D. Saprissa
Mahia Goal 45'
Centeno Goal 85'
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Washington, D.C. - United States

Final[edit]

August 16, 1998
D.C. United United States 1 - 0 Mexico Club Toluca
Pope Goal 41'
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Washington, D.C. - United States
Attendance: 12,607
Referee: Carlos Batres - Guatemala

Champion[edit]

CONCACAF Champions' Cup
1998 Winners
United States
D.C. United
First Title

References[edit]