Monterrey makes quarters with 2-2 draw at Saprissa
Mexican club Monterrey reached the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF
Champions League with a 2-2 draw at Costa Rican side Saprissa on
Monterrey had won all four previous matches in Group C and only
needed a point to guarantee qualification as group winner.
Luis Rodriguez opened the scoring for Monterrey in the sixth
minute, before an own goal from Severo Meza leveled the score in
Abraham Carreno had given a second-string Monterrey side the
lead for the second time in the 32nd. Saprissa defender Jose Mena
equalized with a header in the 66th minute.
Saprissa is second with six points, tied with Marathon, which
has a game in hand. Seattle Sounders is last with no points.