CONCACAF Champions League 2022 bracket, results, TV and streaming for Pumas vs. Seattle final

Major League Soccer fans are hoping this is the year one of their clubs finally gets over the hump in the CONCACAF Champions League, a competition dominated by Mexican Liga MX teams.

No MLS club has ever won the tournament, but the league has another shot at it with the Seattle Sounders set to take on Pumas UNAM in the final. Real Salt Lake (2011), Toronto FC (2018),  Montreal (2015), and LAFC (2020) advanced to the final in the past only to fall short at the final hurdle.

Pumas reached the final in part thanks to one of the most remarkable results of the tournament, coming back from 3-0 down to get past the New England Revolution in the quarterfinals via a penalty-kick shootout. Seattle is unbeaten in the competition, able to grind out road results and use its home field advantage to advance.

The final is a two-legged competition, with matches at each team’s venue. Away goals served as the tiebreaker in the earlier rounds if teams were even on aggregate, but in the finals that will no longer be the case.

The complete CONCACAF Champions League bracket, schedule, results and highlights from the Round of 16 through to the final follow below.

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2022 CONCACAF Champions League bracket & schedule

CONCACAF Champions League Final

Unlike other continental championships, the North American final is contested as a two-legged matchup.

This is a return to the usual format for the CONCACAF Champions League, after the last two tournaments were forced to utilize a single-match final due to extraordinary pandemic-related scheduling.

1st Leg

Date Match Time (ET) TV Channel Stream
April 26-28 Winner SF1 vs. Winner SF2 TBD TBD fuboTV, OneSoccer

2nd Leg

Date Match Time (ET) TV Channel Stream
May 3-5 Winner SF1 vs. Winner SF2 TBD TBD fuboTV, OneSoccer

CONCACAF Champions League Semifinals

According to the official tournament rules, the four teams left standing in the semifinals were ranked based on their 2022 Champions League results, with three points assigned for every win and one point for every draw through the quarterfinals.

The highest-ranked team in each of the semifinal and final matchups, based on the aforementioned points system, will host the second leg of the semifinals and final.

Rank Club Points Goal
1. Cruz Azul 10 +4 6
2. New York City FC 9 +6 11
3. Seattle Sounders 8 +8 9
4. Pumas UNAM 7 +3 9

Semifinals 1st Leg

Date Match  
April 5 Pumas UNAM 2, Cruz Azul 1 Highlights
April 6 Seattle Sounders 3, NYCFC 1 Highlights

Semifinals 2nd Leg

Date Match  
April 12 Cruz Azul 0, Pumas UNAM 0 Highlights
April 13 NYCFC 1, Seattle Sounders 1 Highlights

2022 CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinals

Quarterfinals 1st leg

Date Match  
March 8 Seattle Sounders 3, Leon 0 Highlights
March 8 NYCFC 3, Comunicaciones 1 Highlights
March 9 New England 3, Pumas UNAM 0 Highlights
March 9 Cruz Azul 1, CF Montreal 0 Highlights

Quarterfinals 2nd Leg

Date Match Time (ET)
March 15 Comunicaciones 4, NYCFC 2
(NYCFC advance on away goals, 5-5 agg.)
March 16 CF Montreal 1, Cruz Azul 1
(Cruz Azul advance 2-1 agg.)
March 16 Pumas UNAM 3, New England 0
(Pumas advance 4-3 PKs, 3-3 agg.)
March 17 Leon 1, Seattle Sounders 1
(Seattle advance 4-1 agg.)

2022 CONCACAF Champions League Round of 16

Round of 16 1st Leg

Date Match  
Tues, Feb. 15 Santos de Guapiles 0, NYCFC 2 Highlights
Tues, Feb. 15 Santos Laguna 1, CF Montreal 0 Highlights
Wed, Feb. 16 Guastatoya 0, Leon 2 Highlights
Wed, Feb. 16 Saprissa 2, Pumas UNAM 2 Highlights
Wed, Feb. 16 Forge FC 0, Cruz Azul 1 Highlights
Thurs, Feb. 17 Motagua 0, Seattle Sounders 0 Highlights
Thurs, Feb. 17 Comunicaciones 1, Colorado Rapids 0 Highlights
Fri, Feb. 18** Cavaly 0, New England Revolution 3

**The two-leg series between Cavaly and the New England Revolution was cancelled due to visa issues for the Haitian club. Cavaly was forced to withdraw from the event, sending New England through via a 3-0 forfeit victory. The second leg was cancelled as a result.

Round of 16 2nd Leg

Date Match  
Tues, Feb. 22 Leon 1, Guastatoya 0
(Leon advance 3-0 agg.)
Wed, Feb. 23 NYCFC 4, Santos de Guapiles 0
(NYCFC advance 6-0 agg.)
Wed, Feb. 23 CF Montreal 3, Santos Laguna 0
(CF Montreal advance 3-1 agg.)
Wed, Feb. 23 Colorado Rapids 1, Comunicaciones 0
(Comunicaciones advance 4-3 PKs)
Wed, Feb. 23 Pumas UNAM 4, Saprissa 1
(Pumas advance 6-3 agg.)
Thurs, Feb. 24 Seattle Sounders 5, Motagua 0
(Seattle advance 5-0 agg.)
Thurs, Feb. 24 Cruz Azul 3, Forge FC 1
(Cruz Azul advance 4-1 agg.)
Cancelled New England Revolution vs. Cavaly

CONCACAF Champions League away goals rule

In this year’s tournament, away goals are used as a tiebreaker in case teams are even on aggregate goals. However, there’s one major exception.

With the final moving back to a two-leg matchup, away goals will not be applied as a tiebreaker in the finals.

In addition, there’s one other notable rule marker: Throughout the Round of 16, quarterfinals, and semifinals, there is no extra time if teams are even on away goals. If the aggregate score and away goals are both level after 180 minutes of play, the matchups go directly to a penalty shootout.

However, just like the away goals rule, that differs in the finals, with extra-time used before a penalty shootout to determine the champion.

How to watch 2022 CONCACAF Champions League

  • Dates: Feb. 16, 2022 to May 5, 2022
  • TV channel: FS1 & FS2 (USA), OneSoccer (Canada)
  • Spanish-language TV: TUDN (USA)
  • Streaming: fuboTV, Fox Sports Go (USA), OneSoccer (Canada)

The CONCACAF Champions League Round of 16 is available on television via FS2 in the United States (English), as well as on TUDN (Spanish). It is available via OneSoccer in Canada.

Fans can stream all those channels in the USA and Canada via fuboTV, which offers a free trial for new users. Fox Sports Go will also carry the matches in the USA.

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