Costa Rica Sports – MLS teams dodged most of the danger in Monday’s CONCACAF Champions League draw.
With clubs from around the region in two pots, the clear danger for most MLS teams was the chance of being drawn against Costa Rican giants Saprissa or Herediano. The Costa Rican sides will instead face Mexican teams, with MLS clubs largely coming away content with their round of 16 opponents.
Herediano will play against recently crowned Liga MX champion Tigres, who also won the 2016 Apertura. The teams will remember each other from last year’s edition of the competition when they were in the same group, which Tigres advanced out of after losing just once.
Costa Rica’s other representative in the tournament, Saprissa, also will play a familiar Mexican foe in