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July 28, 2011 at 2:41 PM

CCL group stage would open at home vs. Comunicaciones

ccl logo.jpgScenarios for the first two group-stage games in the CONCACAF Champions League have been released. Should Sounders FC advance past Panama’s San Francisco FC in the preliminary round it would first host Comunicaciones of Guatemala on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at CenturyLink Field at 7 p.m.

Seattle’s second game would be at Monterrey of Mexico — the CCL defending champion and a group-stage opponent last year — on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 5 p.m.

Sounders FC lost the first leg of a home-and-home, aggregate-goals series with San Francisco FC 1-0 on Tuesday. The return leg is in Seattle at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The full slate of those first two CCL group-stage games is after the jump:

* * *

ROUND 1

Tuesday, August 16

Santos Laguna (MEX) vs. Real Espana (HON), 5 p.m.*

San Francisco (PAN) vs. Comunicaciones (GUA), 5 p.m.***

Los Angeles Galaxy (USA) vs. Motagua (HON) or Municipal (GUA), 7 p.m.

Alajuelense (CRC) vs. Morelia (MEX) or Tempete FC (HAI), 7 p.m.

Seattle Sounders (USA) vs. Comunicaciones (GUA), 7 p.m.***

Wednesday, August 17

Herediano (CRC) or Alpha United (GUY) vs. Monterrey (MEX), 5 p.m.

Pumas UNAM (MEX) vs. FC Dallas (USA) or Alianza FC (SLV), 7 p.m.

Colorado Rapids (USA) vs. Metapan (SLV) or Puerto Rico Islanders (PUR), 7 p.m.

Olimpia (HON) vs. Real Espana (HON), 7 p.m.*

Thursday, August 18

Tauro (PAN) vs. Toronto FC (CAN) or Real Esteli (NCA), 5 p.m.

ROUND 2

Tuesday, August 23

Monterrey (MEX) vs. Seattle Sounders (USA) or San Francisco (PAN), 5 p.m.

Real Espana (HON) vs. Colorado Rapids (USA), 7 p.m.

Comunicaciones (GUA) vs. Herediano (CRC), 7 p.m.

Wednesday, August 24

Toronto FC (CAN) vs. FC Dallas (USA) or Alianza FC (SLV), 5 p.m.**

Puerto Rico Islanders (PUR) or Metapan (SLV) vs. Santos Laguna (MEX) or Olimpia (HON), 5 p.m.

Real Esteli (NCA) vs. FC Dallas (USA) or Alianza FC (SLV), 7 p.m.**

Thursday, August 25

Tauro (PAN) vs. Pumas UNAM (MEX), 5 p.m.

Los Angeles Galaxy (USA) vs. Alajuelense (CRC), 7 p.m.

Morelia (MEX) or Tempete FC (HAI) vs. Motagua (HON) or Municipal (GUA), 7 p.m.

* Pending Santos Laguna-Olimpia Preliminary Round result

** Pending Toronto FC-Real Esteli Preliminary Round result

*** Pending San Francisco-Seattle Preliminary Round result

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