Club America breaks SCCL attendance record
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On Wednesday, as well as becoming the first team in Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League history to overturn a three-goal, first-leg deficit in the semifinals, Club America set a new record for the highest single-game attendance in the competition’s history.

Club America breaks SCCL attendance record

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Club America set a new Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League attendance record at the Estadio Azteca (above) against Herediano on April 8, 2015. (Photo: Mexsport)

MEXICO CITY – On Wednesday, as well as becoming the first team in Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League history to overturn a three-goal, first-leg deficit in the semifinals, Club America set a new record for the highest single-game attendance in the competition’s history.

A crowd of 66,208 gathered at the Estadio Azteca to watch the five-time CONCACAF club champion defeat Herediano, 6-0, earning it a place in the final against the Impact de Montreal, which established the previous mark in 2009.

Highest attended Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League games:

  1.  66,208: Club America 6, Herediano 0 … April 8, 2015 (Estadio Azteca) … semifinals, 2nd leg
  2. 55,571: Impact de Montreal 2, Santos 0 … February 23, 2009 (Stade Olympique) … quarterfinals, 1st leg
  3.  47,658: Toronto FC 2, LA Galaxy 2 … March 7, 2012 (Rogers Centre) … quarterfinals, 1st leg
  4.  40,688: Club America 2, Saprissa 0 … March 4, 2015 (Estadio Azteca) … quarterfinals, 2nd leg
  5. 38,104: Impact de Montreal 1, Pachuca 1 … March 3, 2015 (Stade Olympique) … quarterfinals, 2nd leg
  6.  33,675: Impact de Montreal 2, Alajuelense 0 … March 18, 2015 (Stade Olympique) … semifinals, 1st leg
  7.  33,667: Monterrey 4, Santos 2 … May 1, 2013 (Estadio Tecnologico) … final, 2nd leg
  8.  32,810: Tigres 1, Seattle Sounders 0 … March 7, 2013 (Estadio Universitario) … quarterfinals, 1st leg
  9. 32,234: Monterrey 1, LA Galaxy 0 … April 10, 2013 (Estadio Tecnologico) … semifinals, 2nd leg
  10.  31,650: Tigres 4, Real Esteli 0 … August 1, 2012 (Estadio Universitario) … group stage

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