Seattle Sounders 2-3 Club León: summary: score, goal, and highlights | Leagues Cup Final

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León FC wins the second edition of the Leagues Cup with a 3-2 win against Seattle

Leon wins the second edition of the Leagues Cup and their first international trophy in their history. Thanks for watching the play-by-play with AS.com. 

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Raul Ruidiaz left footed shot barely goes wide! What a miss chance for Seattle.

GOL! GOAL! GOLAZO! Will Bruin's shot got deflected and the ball ended in the back of the net to make it 3-2.

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Angel Mena takes the ball away from Arreaga and as he entered the box, his shot was blocked by Frei. But Gigliotti was right there to tap it and find the back of the nnet.

GAME OVER! Leonn scores the third one of the night to make it 3-1.

Josh Atencio enters the game replacing Kelyn Rowe for Seattle.

Angel Mena with the brace to give Leon the lead with 10 minuntes left.

GOL! GOLAZO! GOAL! Angel Mena scores from the penalty spot and he scores the second one of the night to give Leon the 2-1 lead.

SHANE O'NEILL MAKES A FOUL INSIDE THE BOX! Angel Mena dribbles past him and the Seattle Sounders' defender tackles him inside the box and the referee gives the Liga MX side a penalty in their favor.

Seattle makes another substitution. Fredy Montero comes out and Will Bruin enters the game.

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Leon wants to finish the game inn 90 minutes and they are looking to take the 2-1 lead. Corner kick for the Liga MX side.

Fourth substitution for León. Omar Fernandez comes out and Luis Montes enters the game.

First substitution for Seattle. Medranda comes out and he is replaced by Smith.

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What a cross from Elias Hernandez and Angel Mena volleys the ball, but it hit a defender from Seattle.

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We have a game in Las Vegas! Fredy Montero gives Cristian Roldan a through ball and before he entered the box the USMNT player shoots, but the ball goes wide.

AND WE ARE EVEN! Angel Mena scores the equalizer after a great cross from Elias Hernandez, who just came in to the game.

Leon makes three substitutions. Gigliotti, Ramirez and Elias Hernandez come in replacing Mosquera, Davila and Jean Meneses.

Another look of Roldan's goal.

Ruidiaz hits the post! Unbelievable! Alex Roldan makes a great cross for his teammate inside the box, but his shot hit the riight post.

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João Paulo Mior strikes the ball from the distance but his shot went over the cross bar.

Seahawks' QB is watching the Sounders take the 1-0 lead in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Ruidiaz strike hits the wall and nothing happened.

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Free kick for Seattle Sounders outside the box.

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Medranda makes a beautiful run down the left flank and the USMNT midfielder was just outside the six-yard line to strike the ball and find the back of the net. Seattle Sounders is up 1-0.

GOL! GOAL! GOLAZO! Cristian Roldan has scored the game opener.

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The second half has started in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Scoreless draw after 45 minutes. We will be back for the second half.

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NO WAY! WHAT A MISS FROM LEON! Great corner kick from the right side and Jean Meneses headers the ball that barely goes wide. The Chilean player was by himself and he was inches away from scoring the game opener.

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Two-minutes added of stoppage time.

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Corner kick for León FC.

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Leon's bench has started to warm-up.

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WOW! SO CLOSE! Alex Roldan receives a ball just outside the box and his shot barely goes over the cross bar.

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Ruidiaz is flirting with the read card with an innocent foul.

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Seattle will have to make somoe changes because a player froom each line has been booked.

Raul Ruidiaz is booked and he is the third one for Seattle tonight.

Another look from Seattle's best attempt on goal.

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Angel Mena attempts a tough shot from a tight angle and the ball goes wide. Good attempt from the Liga MX side.

There we go! Santi Colombatto is booked after a foul against Cristian Roldan.

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Alex Roldan makes a cross from the right flank looking for Jimmy Medranda, but William Tesillo clears the ball away. Slowly Seattle is knocking on León's door.

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Montero takes the free kick from outside the box and the ball barely goes wide! WOW
What a great strike!

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Now Seattle has the opportunity to score from a set piece.

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Mena with the set piece from outside the box, but the Sounders defense cleared the danger away.

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The players from Seattle are getting mad with the referee because he hasn't booked any players fromo the Liga MX side.

Another booking for Seattle in less than 15 minutes. João Paulo Mior sees the yellow card.

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WOW! Alex Roldan makes a great run down the right flank and was able to find Raul Ruidiaz inside the box, but the Sounders' striker was unable to make a clean shot.

Right before kick-off.

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It is very early, but León has been the best team on the pitch so far.

Xavier Arreaga is booked after a foul, the first one of the night.

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Angel Mena ran down the right flank and gave a pass to Davila inside the box, but he was unable to control it and the defense from Seattle was able to clear the danger away.

León FC has been more dangerous in the first few minutes of the game. They have approached three times the goal that is guarded by Frei.

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León had a good opportunity to attack the Sounders' goal. Angel Mena with the free kick and William Tesillo tried to header the ball back to the six-yard box, but the defense was able to clear the danger.

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A battle for possession between both teams in the first few minutes. León and the Sounders like too control the ball and build up form the back.

And away we go! The final between León FC and Seattle Sounders has started in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The idea behind this new format is to show FIFA the infrastructure and capabilities in the United States, Mexico and Canada leading up to the 2026 World Cup, the first in history to feature 48 countries and to take place in three countries. The champion of the 2023 Leagues Cup will earn a ticket to the round of 16 of the CONCACAF Champions League.

The game is about to start after the conclusion of the United States national anthem.

MLS

MLS and Liga MX confirm changes to Leagues Cup in 2023

Major League Soccer and Liga MX made a major announcement on Tuesday regarding the change of format of the Leagues Cup starting in 2023. All the clubs from the top two leagues will compete in an annual, month-long tournament that will be played in the summer. So both leagues, MLS and Liga MX, will pause their respective campaigns for one month to play in the Leagues Cup.

CONCACAF

CONCACAF approves the alliance between MLS and Liga MX

Since Major League Soccer announced that the 2021 All-Star game will be played against the best players from Liga MX, it has been rumored that both leagues will become one in the near future. It seems that the announcement will come sooner rather than later because according to Mediotiempo as CONCACAF has approved the alliance between both leagues.

Brian Schmetzer, head coach of the Seattle Sounders, and his players are hoping to bring home their first international trophy. However, the chance to win doesn't come without pressure. Schmetzer briefly commented on the rivalry between the leagues saying "Our club comes first, our players come first and then we will see which league is better on the evening tomorrow."

Seattle Sounders vs. Club León live: welcome
Hello and welcome to AS English's live coverage of the Leagues Cup Final at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Kick off is at 10:00 PM Easter Time / 4:00 CEST. This is going to be a big game so don't miss the updates!