Guadalajara beats Red Bulls to advance to Champions League final

Guadalajara forward Alan Pulido, center left, and midfielder Angel Zaldivar celebrate as New York Red Bulls defender Michael Murillo reacts moments after the teams played to a scoreless draw in the second leg of a CONCACAF Champions League soccer semifinal Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Harrison, N.J. Guadalajara advanced to the final on aggregate. (Julio Cortez/AP)

HARRISON, N.J. — Chivas of Guadalajara advanced to the CONCACAF Champions League final, playing to a 0-0 tie at the New York Red Bulls on Tuesday night for a 1-0 aggregate victory.

Chivas will meet Toronto FC in the home-and-home total goals final.

The Red Bulls had a 20-1 advantage in shots, and Chivas goalkeeper Rodolfo Cota made eight saves before a crowd of 23,623.

In the 18th minute, the Red Bulls had a scoring chance when Daniel Royer slid a pass into the box to the right leg of Kemar Lawrence, who just missed connecting with the pass.

In the 28th minute, Derrick Etienne rose above a crowd to get his head on a cross, but the attempt sailed over the crossbar. The Red Bulls had an 11-0 advantage in shots in the first half.

In the second half, Chivas had a few more scoring chances, but the Red Bulls kept up the pressure, putting five shots on goal that Cota easily stopped.

Red Bulls goalkeeper Luis Robles did not have any saves.

Isaac Brizuela had the best scoring chance for Chivas, firing a shot that sailed over the crossbar in the 66th minute.


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