USL teams prosper in CCL, unlike MLS counterparts

November 6, 2008
By Jeff DiVeronica, Special to ESPNsoccernet
MLS teams can sell whatever excuses they want to explain their dismal performances in the CONCACAF Champions League, but it seems most people aren't buying them.

"Maybe the [busy] schedule was a lot for them," Montreal Impact coach John Limniatis said. "But the schedule for us and Puerto Rico was, to some extent, almost inhumane."

The Impact and the Islanders still managed good showings in the USL First Division playoffs while balancing two preliminary and six group-stage ...

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