NEW YORK - Javier Santos, who already this year has officiated four World Cup qualifiers and Puerto Rico's friendly against Spain, will referee the CONCACAF Champions League match between Caledonia AIA and the Seattle Sounders, the confederation announced Thursday.
Santos' all Puerto Rican crew was one of eight selected for the third week of the competition. The 33-year-old Santos, who also refereed the Mexico-Guyana World Cup qualifier on June 8, is in his second year of working the Champions League.
CONCACAF Champions League
Tuesday, August 28
Toronto FC (CAN) vs. Santos Laguna (MEX), 8 p.m.
Referee: Walter López (GUA)
Assistant: Gerson López GUA)
Assistant: Ronaldo De la Cruz (GUA)
Fourth: Jeffrey Solis (CRC)
Real Esteli (NCA) vs. LD Alajuelense (CRC), 10 p.m.
Referee: Armando Castro (HON)
Assistant: Melvyn Cruz (HON)
Assistant: Christian Ramirez (HON)
Fourth: Héctor Rodríguez (HON)
Wednesday, August 29
CD Guadalajara (MEX) vs. W Connection (TRI), 8 p.m.
Referee: David Gantar (CAN)
Assistant: Joe Fletcher (CAN)
Assistant: Daniel Belleau (CAN)
Fourth: Silviu Petrescu (CAN)
LA Galaxy (USA) vs. Puerto Rico Islanders (PUR), 10 p.m.
Referee: Jafeth Perea (PAN)
Assistant: Jaime Smith (PAN)
Assistant: Benigno Paneso (PAN)
Fourth: Rolando Vidal (PAN)
Municipal (GUA) vs. Monterrey (MEX), 10 p.m.
Referee: Joel Aguilar Chicas (SLV)
Assistant: Douglas Bermudez (SLV)
Assistant: Geovani García (SLV)
Fourth: Edenilson Ventura (SLV)
Thursday, August 30
Tauro FC (PAN) vs. CS Herediano (CRC), 8 p.m.
Referee: Marcos Brea (CUB)
Assistant: Iran Dopico (CUB)
Assistant: José Rodríguez (CUB)
Fourth: David Rubalcaba (CUB)
Caledonia AIA (TRI) vs. Seattle Sounders (USA), 8 p.m.
Referee: Javier Santos (PUR)
Assistant: Antonio López (PUR)
Assistant: Jairo Morales (PUR)
Fourth: William Anderson (PUR)
CD Olimpia (HON) vs. Houston Dynamo (USA), 10 p.m.
Referee: Marco Rodríguez (MEX)
Assistant: Marvin Torrentera (MEX)
Assistant: Marcos Quintero (MEX)
Fourth: Fabricio Morales (MEX)