Columbus will host Toluca on Tuesday, March 9, kicking off the tournament’s knockout stages. The Crew will then travel to Mexico for another match against Toluca on Thursday, March 17.
The Columbus Crew are the lone squad from MLS and the United States remaining in the competition.
The CONCACAF Champions League group play will begin this Monday as the Columbus face the Puerto Rico Islanders. The Crew are the defending MLS Cup Champions, while the Islanders were surprise semifinalists last season.
The remaining teams (16) have been placed in four groups (A,B,C,D):
A-Isidro Metapan, Arabe Unido, the Houston Dynamo, and Pachuca [...]