Santos advanced with a 3-0 win over Houston tonight, which sent them through on a 3-1 aggregate score. Santo’s goals came from Juan Pablo Rodriguez, Herculez Gomez and Marc Crosas. (In the other game tonight, Los Angeles outsted Herediano and will advance to a semifinal series with Monterrey.)
The Sounders had advanced Tuesday with a 3-1 home win over Tigres, which put them through by a 3-2 aggregate.
Dates for the semifinal round have not been set. However, the series will begin April 2-4 at CenturyLink Field and resolve April 9-11 at Estadio Corona in Torreon.The Sounders and Santos met in the quarterfinals of last season’s tournament, with Santos eliminating Seattle by a 7-3 aggregate.
Sign Up and Save
Get six months of free digital access to The News Tribune
After advancing on Tuesday, Sounders coach Sigi Schmid spoke of the potential rematch saying, “We’ve got a score to settle with Santos.”