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2010 North American SuperLiga

2010 SuperLiga
SuperLiga 2010
Tournament details
Host country USA
Dates July 14 – September 1
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Morelia (1st title)
Runners-up New England Revolution
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 34 (2.27 per match)
Attendance 149,836 (9,989 per match)
Top scorer(s) Miguel Sabah (4 goals)

The 2010 SuperLiga was the fourth edition of the SuperLiga. The top four overall Major League Soccer teams from the 2009 season not already qualified for the 2010–11 CONCACAF Champions League earned qualification[1] as well as four clubs from the Primera División de México.

Qualification

The teams involved were selected based on qualification rules set by their respective leagues.

On April 28, 2010, MLS announced that for the 2010 season the top four teams from the 2009 MLS regular season standings not competing in the 2010-11 CONCACAF Champions League would qualify for SuperLiga 2010.

The Primera División de México announced its participants would be the top four team from the 2009 overall standings (Clausura 2009 and Apertura 2009) that were not competing in the 2010-11 CONCACAF Champions League. Furthermore, Club América (5th 2009 overall) declined to participate.

The SuperLiga 2010 participants are as follows:

From Major League Soccer:

From Primera División de México:

Group stage

There were two groups of four teams. Each group contained two clubs from each league with the top two teams from each groups advancing to the semifinals.

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Houston Dynamo 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 7
Puebla 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
Chivas USA 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
Pachuca 3 0 0 3 2 6 −4 0
July 15, 2010
20:00 EDT
Houston Dynamo 2 – 1 Pachuca
Ngwenya Goal 18'85' Report Manso Goal 51'
Robertson Stadium, Houston, Texas
Attendance: 10,400
Referee: Jerry Solis (Costa Rica)

July 15, 2010
22:30 EDT
Chivas USA 1 – 2 Puebla
Umaña Goal 85' Report Olivera Goal 6'
González Goal 62'
The Home Depot Center, Carson, California
Attendance: 12,617
Referee: José Gaspar Molina (Honduras)

July 18, 2010
20:00 EDT
Houston Dynamo 1 – 1 Chivas USA
Palmer Goal 6' Report Padilla Goal 71'
Robertson Stadium, Houston, Texas
Attendance: 5,007

July 18, 2010
22:30 EDT
Pachuca 1 – 3 Puebla
Arizala Goal 80' Report Pereyra Goal 25'
Ortiz Goal 67'75'
Robertson Stadium, Houston, Texas
Attendance: 5,007

July 21, 2010
20:00 EDT
Houston Dynamo 1 – 0 Puebla
Oduro Goal 63' Report
Robertson Stadium, Houston, Texas
Attendance: 10,033
Referee: Óscar Reyna (Guatemala)[2]

July 21, 2010
22:30 EDT
Chivas USA 1 – 0 Pachuca
Maldonado Goal 7' Report
The Home Depot Center, Carson, California
Attendance: 14,817
Referee: Marlon Mejia (El Salvador)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
New England Revolution 3 3 0 0 3 0 +3 9
Morelia 3 1 1 1 7 4 +3 4
Chicago Fire 3 1 0 2 2 6 −4 3
UNAM 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1
July 14, 2010
20:00 EDT
New England 1 – 0 UNAM
Schilawski Goal 18' Report

July 14, 2010
21:30 EDT
Chicago 1 – 5 Morelia
Kinney Goal 49' Report Hernández Goal 4'
Rey Goal 34'
Sabah Goal 40'
Márquez Goal 50'
Lozano Goal 70'
Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Illinois
Attendance: 11,009
Referee: José Rivera (El Salvador)

July 17, 2010
19:00 EDT
Chicago 0 – 1 New England
Report Perovic Goal 77'

July 17, 2010
21:30 EDT
Morelia 2 – 2 UNAM
Rey Goal 2'
Droguett Goal 53'
Report Augusto Goal 68'
Cortés Goal 85'
Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Illinois
Attendance: 16,117
Referee: Ricardo Arellano (Mexico)

July 20, 2010
20:00 EDT
New England 1 – 0 Morelia
Perović Goal 62' Report
Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
Attendance: 8,173
Referee: Elmer Rodas (Guatemala)

July 20, 2010
21:30 EDT
Chicago 1 – 0 UNAM
Conde Goal 35' Report
Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Illinois
Attendance: 9,429
Referee: Jose Pineda (Honduras)

Knockout round

Bracket

Semi-finals Final
August 4 – Gillette Stadium
  New England 1 (5)  
  Puebla 1 (3)  
 
September 1 – Gillette Stadium
      New England 1
    Morelia 2
August 5 – Robertson Stadium
  Houston 0
  Morelia 1  

Semifinals

August 4, 2010
19:00 EDT
New England 1 – 1 Puebla
Mansally Goal 56' Report Olivera Goal 58'
  Penalties  
Joseph Penalty scored
Reis Penalty scored
Tierney Penalty scored
Phelan Penalty scored
Mansally Penalty scored
5–3 Penalty scored Olivera
Penalty scored Juárez
Penalty scored Ayala
Penalty missed Lugo
Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
Attendance: 5,854
Referee: Roberto Moreno (Panama)

August 5, 2010
20:00 EDT
Houston Dynamo 0 – 1 Morelia
Report Sabah Goal 47'

Final

September 1, 2010
19:00 EDT
New England 1 – 2 Morelia
Alston Goal 79' Report Sabah Goal 65' (pen.)75'
SuperLiga
2010 Champion
Morelia
First Title

Goalscorers

References

  1. ^ "Superliga 2010: Dates and venues announced". 28 April 2010. Archived from the original on 1 May 2010. Retrieved 1 May 2010. 
  2. ^ http://www.houstondynamo.com/news/2010/07/dynamo-happy-about-tough-win

External links

  • SuperLiga 2010 Official site
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