It was a dominant night from the top two leagues in CONCACAF. All of the MLS and Liga MX clubs in action on Wednesday won their matches. It was a relatively high scoring night with a total of 15 goals scored. 

New York Red Bulls vs. Antigua GFC 

The New York Red Bulls started their tournament run at home with a comfortable 3-0 win over Antigua GFC. They grabbed an early lead in the 14th minute when Alejandro Galindo had a ball go off his back and into his own net.

Alex Muyl would add a second goal in the 62nd minute with a left-footed strike into a wide open net. Sacha Kljestan put the game away in the 80th minute as he slotted home a pass from Gonzalo Veron

Pumas UNAM vs. W Connection FC

Pumas picked up the win on the road, as the Liga MX side defeated the Trinidad & Tobago club W Connection. Luis Quintana got the goal scoring underway with a volley from close range.

The home side received an equalizer just before halftime from Hughtun Hector to make it a 1-1 contest.

Jose Van Rankin and Alfonso Nieto both produced goals for Pumas in the first half-hour of the second half to give their side a 3-1 advantage. Jamal Charles would make things interesting with a goal in the 83rd minute to bring W Connection within one. However, Omar Isias prevented the comeback with a late goal in the 95th minute. 

Portland Timbers vs. CD Dragon 

The Portland Timbers pulled out a late winner to claim all three points in their opening match.

Jack McInerney opened the scoring in the 21st minute as he dispatched a Diego Valeri pass into the back of the net. CD Dragon tied the match in the 76th minute with a Kenroy Howell headed goal. Valeri would be the hero as he knocked in the game winner in a crowded box in the 90th minute. 

Don Bosco FC vs. Monterrey 

It was a dream start for the Monterrey Rayados, with the club from Nuevo Leon scoring three goals in the opening half.

Edwin Bedoya put home the first goal with a nice volley from the middle of the box. Less than 15 minutes later Yimmi Zamora slotted home a right-footed shot. Aldo de Nigris finished off the scoring in the second minute of stoppage time to make it 3-0. It was a quiet second half goal scoring-wise, as it finished 3-0.

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