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The MLS Numbers: MLS Performance in CONCACAF Champions League

6 August 2010 969 views 2 Comments

Dropping Timber analyzed the performance of MLS teams in the CONCACAF Champions League, since it switched to the new format.  This includes the last two years, plus a few preliminary matches from this year.  We will update this data as the champions league progresses.

  • We counted wins, losses and ties in preliminary matches, group stage and the championship round. 
  • Matches decided by PKs counted as tie
  • Only six matches for 2010-11 champions league so far

 Here are the results:

Leagues the MLS outperformed
MLS vs. El Salvador League 1 (W-L-T)

MLS vs. Panama League 1 (W-L-T)

MLS vs. Honduras League 1 (W-L-T)

Even performance
MLS vs. US Division 2 (W-L-T)

MLS vs. Honduras League 1 (W-L-T)

Leagues that outclassed the MLS
MLS vs. Trindad & Tobago League 1 (W-L-T)

MLS vs. Mexico League 1 (W-L-T)

MLS vs. Costa Rica League 1 (W-L-T)

Overall the MLS is 11-12-9 in Champions League play over the last 3 years.   Stay tuned this year to see how that changes.

Posted by Dan


  • Anonymous said:

    Toronto FC hardly count as an MLS team… only there because they won the Canadian Cup or whatever it's called.

  • Dan said:

    I'm not sure why an MLS team wouldn't count as an MLS team.

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