The first leg of Toronto FC's CONCACAF Champions League semifinal tie against Mexican side Santos Laguna Wednesday night always looked like a tough match for the Canadians, so the 1-1 draw they achieved is a reasonably impressive result. It looks even better when you consider that the Reds were without two key players, defender/midfielder Torsten Frings and keeper Stefan Frei. However, that draw still leaves the team in a very tough position heading into the second leg in Mexico, and it's evidence that there may still be a substantial gap between the Mexican teams and the MLS ones in the CONCACAF Champions League.Read More »from Toronto FC battles Santos Laguna to hard-fought Champions League draw, but is in tough spot
Andrew Bucholtz is a Canadian football blogger for Yahoo! Sports.