Sporting KC begins CONCACAF Champions League play Thursday night at 7pm at Children’s Mercy Park against Mexican team Deportivo Toluca FC. The game can be watched on YahooSports.com. You can also hear the game on 810AM.
Peter Vermes and Matt Besler held a press conference Wednesday to discuss the upcoming game. Vermes repeatedly stressed how he just hopes Sporting KC can be competitive since the Mexican club has already played seven games while this will be Sporting KC’s first game of the season. Vermes said he felt that Sporting KC is playing the best team in the league in the first round.
Major League Soccer teams are currently 2-1 in CONCACAF Champions League pay. A Mexican team has won every championship.
Each round consists of home-and-away games. Sporting KC will travel to Mexico to play the second game against Toluca FC on Thursday, February 28.