The visitors, who had a 3-1 advantage from the first leg at BMO Field, were dealt an early blow when Jozy Altidore picked up a knock and hobbled off less than five minutes into the match and was replaced by Tosaint Ricketts. And the home side was almost on the scoresheet inside of 10 minutes when a Bradley Wright-Phillips shot from close range was blocked and Tim Parker pushed his shot wide of the far post from the rebound.
Although Club América controlled possession (58% to 42%) and created more chances (14 shots to 10 shots), the Mexican team was not able to put the ball in the net aside from Andrés Ibargüen's 21st minute goal. But with a shot account of 20-1 in favour of the Red Bulls, the big victor was Chivas goalkeeper Rodolfo Cota.
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On April 6, the CONCACAF disciplinary committee suspended Pereira for two matches, for an infraction that occurred during last week's semifinal match against the Red Bulls. The Liga MX side did level on the night, through a 90th-minute Mateus Uribe penalty, but it was too little, too late as Toronto celebrated becoming only the third MLS finalist in the Champions League era.
The Toronto FC goalkeeper stepped up again in the 63rd minute, jumping to get a glove on the ball and tip a well-placed strike from Alejandro Diaz over the crossbar.
Club America had a free kick right on the edge of the penalty area in the 84th minute, with goalkeeper Agustin Marchesín coming up to take the shot so his teammates to load up the box. His shot was blocked by Toronto F.C.'s wall.