Red Bulls, Chivas Guadalajara To Meet In CCL

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The New York Red Bulls will look to book a spot in the finals of the CONCACAF Champions League as its faces Mexico’s Chivas Guadalajara in the tournament’s semifinals set for early April.

The two-leg matchup will kick off April 4 at 10 p.m. ET at Estadio Akron and the two teams will meet in the second match on April 10 at Red Bull Arena at 8 p.m. ET.

Tickets for the April 10 match will be available to the general public on Tuesday, March 20. Additional details of the presale will be communicated directly to fans with presale information sent directly to Red Members.

Fans can buy tickets online at newyorkredbulls.com/tickets or by calling 1-877-727-6223 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET.



New York advanced to the semifinals with a 5-1 aggregate win over Club Tijuana, while Chivas moved on with a 3-1 aggregate over Seattle Sounders FC.

The Red Bulls cruised in their quarterfinal match against another Mexican side, Club Tijuana. The Red Bulls won both matches in the series, a feat that no other MLS squad has done against a Mexican opponent. New York won leg one on the road, 2-0 then earned a decisive 3-1 victory at Red Bull Arena on Tuesday night.

Guadalajara trailed the Sounders 1-0 after Leg 1 before winning Leg 2, 3-0. Chivas qualified for the 2018 Champions League edition after becoming the Liga MX 2017 Clausura champions, winning their 12th league title on a 4-3 aggregate score over Tigres UANL.

In the other Champions League semi-final, Toronto FC will meet Club América.