1998 CONCACAF Champions' Cup

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1998 CONCACAF Champions' Cup
Tournament details
Host countryUnited States
CityWashington, D.C.
DatesAugust 11 – August 16
Teams8 (from 5 associations)
Final positions
ChampionsUnited States D.C. United (1st title)
Runners-upMexico Deportivo Toluca
Tournament statistics
Matches played8
Goals scored19 (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 Deportivo Toluca 1-0 in the final.[1]

Qualified Teams[edit]

North American zone[edit]

Qualifying Playoff[edit]

Club León Mexico4 - 2United 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]

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
United States D.C. United8
 
 
 
Trinidad and Tobago Joe Public0
 
United States D.C. United2
 
 
 
Mexico León0
 
Mexico León1 (3)
 
 
 
El Salvador Luis Ángel Firpo1 (2)
 
United States D.C. United1
 
 
 
Mexico Toluca0
 
Mexico Cruz Azul1 (3)
 
 
 
Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa1 (5)
 
Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa1 (2)
 
 
 
Mexico Toluca1 (3) Third place
 
Mexico Toluca2
 
 
 
Costa Rica Alajuelense0
 
Mexico León0
 
 
Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa2
 

Quarterfinals[edit]

D.C. United United States8 – 0Trinidad 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

Cruz Azul Mexico0 – 0(AET)
3 - 5(pen)
Costa Rica Deportivo Saprissa
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Washington, D.C. - United States

Club León Mexico1 – 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

Deportivo Toluca Mexico2 – 0Costa Rica L.D. Alajuelense
Estay Goal 72'
Abundis Goal 90'
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Washington, D.C. - United States

Semifinals[edit]

D.C. United United States2 – 0Mexico Club León
Lassiter Goal 12', 61'
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Washington, D.C. - United States

Deportivo Toluca Mexico1 – 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]

Club León Mexico0 – 2Costa Rica C.D. Saprissa
Mahia Goal 45'
Centeno Goal 85'
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Washington, D.C. - United States

Final[edit]

D.C. United United States1 - 0Mexico Deportivo Toluca
Pope Goal 41'
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Washington, D.C. - United States
Attendance: 12,607

Champion[edit]

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

Player awards[edit]

Top goalscorer[edit]

  • Roy Lassiter (DC United) - 6 goals[2]

Most Valuable Player[edit]

  • Roy Lassiter (DC United)

Team of the tournament[edit]

Goalkeeper
  • Scott Garlick, DC United
Defenders
  • Jeff Agoos, DC United
  • Eddie Pope, DC United
  • Salvador Carmona, Toluca
  • Roberto Medina, Leon
Midfielders
  • Fabian Estay, Toluca
  • Marco Etcheverry, DC United
  • Roy Myers, Saprissa
Forwards
  • Roy Lassiter, DC United
  • Jose Manuel Abundis, Toluca
  • Nidelson De Mello, Firpo

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.concacaf.com/viewCompetition.aspx?id=91[permanent dead link] 1998 CONCACAF Champions' Cup
  2. ^ "Newsletter" (PDF). November 1998. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 1998.