- Play-In matches will take place on December 8 and 9, 2020
- The two Play-In match winners will join the four semifinalists in the 2021 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League
Miami, FL (Thursday, December 3, 2020) – Concacaf has announced the schedule for the 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf League (SCL) Play-In matches. The two matches will be played as single game ties and will be hosted by the highest-ranked club in each matchup.
In wednesday night's Quarterfinal action, LD Alajuelense (CRC) and CD Olimpia (HON) joined Arcahaie FC (HAI) and Deportivo Saprissa (CRC) in the semifinals of the competition and qualified for the 2021 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League (SCCL).
The 2020 SCL Quarterfinals culminated with CD Olimpia (HON) earning a 2-0 win over city rival FC Motagua (HON). Earlier that same night, LD Alajuelense (CRC) overcame Nicaragua’s Real Esteli FC 2-1.
The four losing Quarterfinalists, FC Motagua (HON), Real Estelí FC (NCA), Forge FC (CAN) and CD Marathon (HON) will now face off in single leg Play-In matches.
In the first of the two matchups, CD Marathon (HON) will host Forge FC (CAN). This match is scheduled for Tuesday, December 8, at 10:00 pm EST (9:00 pm local).
The following night, Wednesday, December 9, Real Esteli FC (NCA) will travel to Tegucigalpa to face FC Motagua (HON). The game will kick off at 10:00 pm EST (9:00 pm local).
For all matchups in all rounds of the 2020 SCL, the highest ranked club based on the Concacaf Club Rankings will host the single leg games and pairings are determined by the tournament bracket, which can be found below.
The dates for the single leg semifinals matches and final match will be communicated by Concacaf in due course.
The two Play-In match winners will qualify for the 2021 edition of the Confederation’s flagship club competition, joining the four 2020 SCL semifinalists, and Club Atletico Pantoja (DOM), CF Monterrey (MEX), Club America (MEX), Club Leon (MEX), Cruz Azul (MEX), Philadelphia Union (USA) and the Portland Timbers (USA). To view the complete list of qualified clubs and the qualifying methods, click here.
2020 SCOTIABANK CONCACAF LEAGUE SCHEDULE AND RESULTS
*In ET and home club listed first
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
CD FAS (1) vs (1) Managua FC (4-5 p) | Highlights
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
CA Independiente (0) vs (0) Antigua GFC (2-4 p) | Highlights
Thursday, October 22, 2020
CD Municipal Limeño (1) vs (2) Forge FC | Highlights
FC Motagua (2) vs (2) Comunicaciones FC (15-14 p) | Highlights
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
LD Alajuelense (3) vs (0) Cibao FC | Highlights
Round of 16
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Tauro FC (1) vs (2) Forge FC | Highlights
CD Marathon (1) vs (1) Antigua GFC (4-3 p) | Highlights
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Alianza FC (1) vs (1) FC Motagua (3-4 p) | Highlights
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Waterhouse FC (1) vs (3) Arcahaie FC | Highlights
CD Olimpia (6) vs (0) Managua FC | Highlights
Deportivo Saprissa (4) vs (1) CSD Municipal | Highlights
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
CS Herediano (0) vs (1) Real Esteli FC | Highlights
LD Alajuelense (1) vs (0) San Francisco FC | Highlights
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Arcahaie FC (1) vs (1) Forge FC (4-2 p) | Highlights
CD Marathon (0) vs (2) Deportivo Saprissa | Highlights
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
LD Alajuelense (2) vs (1) Real Esteli FC | Highlights
CD Olimpia (2) vs (0) FC Motagua | Highlights
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
22:00 CD Marathon (HON) vs Forge FC (CAN)
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
22:00 FC Motagua (HON) vs Real Esteli FC (NCA)