Guatemalan soccer has no representatives in the subsequent Concacaf Champions League
GUATEMALA CITY — The 2022 Concacaf League has been a failure for Guatemalan soccer. The three representatives were unable to advance to the quarter-finals.
It was a distinction to what occurred in the earlier version, the place Comunicaciones FC turned champions and Deportivo Guastatoya were eliminated in the semi-finals. In addition, Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa received their preliminary sequence, taking part in the spherical of 16 towards Saprissa.
In the present version, the Guatemalans didn’t do properly in any respect. They participated: Malacateco, champion of the opening match 2021; communicationchampion of the Clausura 2022 and Municipal Tournament, greatest positioned in the combination desk of the 2021-2022 season.
Neither will they play the quarter-finals, nor will they play the subsequent Concacaf Champions League and if that weren’t sufficient, they missed the alternative for a fourth Guatemalan soccer group to play the new Concacaf Central American Cup that may happen from subsequent yr. .
Concacaf had determined that the finalists of the 2022 Concacacaf League would give their league yet one more ticket for the new Isthmus competitors. Now Guatemala may have solely 3 representatives.
CONCACAF League 2022
Sports Malacateco: In his first worldwide participation, Malacateco was defeated by Sporting San Miguelito, from Panama, by drawing 1-1 at the Pensativo Stadium and shedding by a 3-0 win on the highway. He stayed in the preliminary spherical.
FC Communication: He introduced himself as the defending champion, he arrived with the expectation of a bi-championship, however he succumbed to Diriangén, from Nicaragua. It was a painful defeat for the whites, a historic outcome. The first defeat of a Guatemalan group towards a pinolero exponent.
Municipal: He had run towards Olimpia, from Honduras, but it surely wasn’t sufficient. They tied 2-2 at house, trailing 2-0, and fell 1-0 in Tegucigalpa, regardless of having at the least three clear scoring choices. Goalkeeper Edrick Menjivar dodged it.
❌ MUNICIPAL LIMITED!
👹 The Reds were eliminated from the 2022 CONCACAF League Round of 16 at the arms of Olimpia de Honduras 🇭🇳
— ESPN Guatemala (@ESPN_GT) August 26, 2022