Soccer Watch

Soccer Watch

Five MLS clubs each have the home field advantage for the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League Round of 16 this week. Atlanta advanced to the final eight Tuesday night along with Mexico's Cruz Azul, and after four more games being played Wednesday as we go to press, this round concludes tonight, Thursday, with LAFC trying to make up a 2-0 deficit against León, and Seattle Sounders holding a slight edge over Olimpia after a 2-2 draw in Honduras; both at 9pm, on FS1 and FS2.

Soccer Watch

Over in the European Champions League, it was a uniformly terrible first round for English clubs, with Chelsea, Spurs, and Liverpool all losing their openers – two on home turf – and Manchester City losing at Real Madrid with 15 minutes to go, before the Madrileños melted down, allowing two goals and a red card in an eight-minute span. The return legs are Tue.-Wed., March 10-11 and 17-18.

The Austin Bold play their final preseason match this Saturday against SMU, before March 7 home opener against New Mexico United. Season and single-game tickets, as well as other packages, at

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

More Soccer Watch
Soccer Watch
Soccer Watch

Nick Barbaro, March 27, 2020

Soccer Watch
Soccer Watch

Nick Barbaro, March 13, 2020

One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle