NAFU North American Football Union Leagues Cup 2019

North American football Union Logo [Reference: 1]

Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
Quarter-Finals
23.07.2019Chicago Fire0Cruz Azul2
23.07.2019LA Galaxy2 (3p)Club Tijuana2 (1p)
23.07.2019Houston Dynamo1 (5p)Club America1 (6p)
23.07.2019Real Salt Lake0Tigres UANL1
Semi-Finals
20.08.2019Club America2 (3p)Tigres UANL2 (5p)
20.08.2019Cruz Azul2LA Galaxy1
Final
18.09.2019Cruz Azul2Tigres UANL1
NAFU North American Football Union Leagues Cup 2019 [References: 2]

Report

Cruz Azul won the inaugural Leagues Cup – a North American Soccer Cup featuring the top four sides from Major League Soccer (USA & Canada) and Liga MX (Mexico) after the Champions – in 2019 by defeating Tigres UANL 2-1 in an all-Mexico Final in Las Vegas. LA Galaxy had been the only MLS side to reach the Semi-Finals from the Quarter-Finals which pitted Liga MX sides against MLS teams.

About

The North American Football Union (now defunct) was a regional Association Football (Soccer) Union comprising the Federations of Mexico, USA and Canada.

References

[1] Pinterest (2020) f7263b33032bb867c1b99868b3bd2217 [Internet] Available from: https://i.pinimg.com/564x/f7/26/3b/f7263b33032bb867c1b99868b3bd2217.jpg [Accessed 30 October 2020]

Bibliography

[2] Cuttone, Charles & Cuttone, Linda (2020) “Campeones Cup” North American Soccer Guide & Record Book 2020. Sports Vue Interactive LLC, USA. pg 290-291.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Jason Caldwell & Paul Foley.

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 4 November 2020

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