The Comunicaciones club defeated Guastatoya 1-0, both Guatemalan clubs, in the first leg of the semifinals of the Concacaf League played this Tuesday and caresses their pass to play the final.
The only goal of the match was achieved in the 62nd minute from a superb header by Costa Rican striker Andrés Lezcano in the match played at the Doroteo Guamuch stadium in the capital.
The match was played with about 1,000 fans who paid their entrance ticket and Guastatoya served as a local, but without generating dangerous actions and Comunicaciones was the clear dominator of the duel.
The return match is scheduled for next November 30 at 9:00 p.m. local time (03:00 GMT on December 1) at the same sports venue.
The other finalist will come out of the duel between Canadian Forge FC against Motagua of Honduras, whose first match will be on Wednesday on North American soil.
Guastatoya reached that stage by defeating and eliminating the current champion in the Alajuelense Sports League, while Comunicaciones did the same with Saprissa, two of the most popular teams in Costa Rica.
The four teams that reached the semifinals have already qualified for the 2022 Concacaf Champions League, the most important club tournament in the region.
They are joined by Saprissa (fifth) and also Costa Rican Santos Guápiles (sixth), despite being eliminated the good score in the contest gave them one of the six tickets to that final instance.
Guastatoya: Adrián De Lemos – Rubén Morales, Uzias Hernández, Omar Domínguez and Dilan Palencia; Cristhian Reyes, Denilson Sánchez (Néstor Jucup, 73) and Samuel Garrido (Jorge Vargas, 45); Andersson Ortiz (Luis Martínez, 67), Rafael Da Roza and Luis Landín. DT: Javier Guzmán (Mexico).
Communications: Kevin Moscoso – Stheven Robles, Karel Espino, Nicolas Samayoa and Alexander Larín; Rodrigo Saravia, José Contreras (Marco Bueno, 73) and José Corena; Andrés Lezcano (Linner García, 68), Juan Anangonó and Oscar Santis (Júnior Lacayo, 68). DT: Willy Olivera (Uruguay). (AFP)