2007 North American SuperLiga

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2007 SuperLiga
2007 North American SuperLiga
Tournament details
Host countryUSA
DatesJuly 24 – August 29
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)7 (in 7 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsMexico Pachuca (1st title)
Runners-upUnited States Los Angeles Galaxy
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored42 (2.8 per match)
Attendance234,751 (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 LA Galaxy 6 3 2 0 1 9 8 +1
Mexico Pachuca 4 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
Mexico Guadalajara 4 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
United States FC Dallas 2 3 0 2 1 7 8 -1
FC Dallas United States1 – 1Guadalajara Mexico
Alvarez Goal 56'
Moor Red card 72'
Report Olvera Goal 67'
Attendance: 12,641
LA Galaxy United States2 – 1Pachuca Mexico
Gordon Goal 50'
Donovan Goal 81'
Report Márquez Lugo Goal 78'

FC Dallas United States1 – 1Pachuca Mexico
Ruíz Goal 75' Report Giménez Goal 87' (pen.)
Attendance: 7,953
Referee: Samir Osman (Egypt)
LA Galaxy United States1 – 2Guadalajara Mexico
Donovan Goal 88' Report Rodríguez Goal 59'
Bravo Goal 82'
Attendance: 37,337
Referee: Courtney Campbell (Jamaica)

FC Dallas United States5 – 6LA 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'
Attendance: 21,576
Guadalajara Mexico0 – 1CF 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
D.C. United United States1 – 1Monarcas Morelia Mexico
Gomez Goal 7' Report Landín Red card 58'
Martínez Goal 79'
Attendance: 13,335
Referee: Courtney Campbell (Jamaica)
Houston Dynamo United States1 – 0Club América Mexico
Jaqua Goal 41' Report
Attendance: 18,112
Referee: Samir Osman[2] (Egypt)

D.C. United United States1– 0Club América Mexico
Dyachenko Goal 12' Report Rojas Red card 49'
Houston Dynamo United States1– 1Monarcas Morelia Mexico
Ngwenya Goal 1' Report Batista Goal 74'
Attendance: 11,236

Houston Dynamo United States1– 0D.C. United United States
Ching Goal 50' Report
Attendance: 11,013
Referee: Baldomero Toledo (United States)
Club América Mexico3– 2Monarcas Morelia Mexico
Mosqueda Goal 17'
Cabañas Goal 56' (pen.)
Insúa Goal 85'
Report Romero Red card 54'
Choy Goal 67'
Landín Goal 73'
Attendance: 10,623
Referee: Hugo Leon Guajardo (Mexico)

Knockout stage[edit]

Bracket[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
14 August - Robertson Stadium
 
 
United States Houston Dynamo 2 (3)
 
29 August - The Home Depot Center
 
Mexico Pachuca (AET, PSO) 2 (4)
 
Mexico Pachuca1 (4)
 
15 August - The Home Depot Center
 
United States Los Angeles Galaxy1 (3)
 
United States Los Angeles Galaxy 2
 
 
United States D.C. United 0
 

Semifinals[edit]


Los Angeles Galaxy United States2 – 0D.C. United United States
Beckham Goal 27'
Donovan Goal 47'
Report
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]