Monterrey roared back from two goals down to beat fellow Mexican side Santos Laguna 4-2 to win the continental crown and book passage to a third consecutive FIFA Club World Cup.
Two-time defending champions Monterrey and Santos Laguna meet in a replay of last year's CONCACAF Champions League final this week, with a place in the 2013 FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco on the line.
The CONCACAF Champions League final series will once again be an all-Mexican affair between Santos Laguna and Monterrey, a re-match of last year's decider.
Santos Laguna's USA forward Herculez Gomez spoke to FIFA.com ahead of the CONCACAF Champions League semi-final second leg against former club Seattle Sounders on his former side and personal progression.
A double from Rafael Marquez Lugo guided Guadalajara to an impressive 3-1 victory over Club America, while third-placed Leon could only earn a point at Pachuca.
Narrow winners over Costa Rica, Mexico became the first side to reach the final six-team phase, while Cuba were the first to be eliminated. FIFA.com relives Tuesday’s action in the CONCACAF Zone.