2021 CONCACAF Champions League

The 2021 CONCACAF Champions League (officially the 2021 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League for sponsorship reasons) will be the 13th edition of the CONCACAF Champions League under its current name, and overall the 56th edition of the premier football club competition organized by CONCACAF, the regional governing body of North America, Central America, and the Caribbean.


Direct entrants (10 teams)

AssociationTeamQualifying methodPrevious best (last)
MexicoCF Monterrey2019 Apertura championsChampions (2019)
Cruz Azul2020 Clausura regular season 1st place at time of suspensionChampions (2013–14)
Club America2019 Apertura runners-upChampions (2015–16)
Club Leon2020 Clausura regular season 2nd place at time of suspensionRound of 16 (2020)
United StatesColumbus Crew SC2020 MLS Cup championsDebut
Philadelphia Union2020 MLS Supporters’ Shield championsDebut
Portland TimbersMLS is Back Tournament championsGroup stage (2016–17)
Atlanta United FC2019 U.S. Open Cup champions
Canada2020 Canadian Championship champions
Dominican RepublicClub Atlético PantojaBest ranked team of 2020 CONCACAF Caribbean Club Championship group stage[Round of 16 (2019)

Qualified teams from CONCACAF League (6 teams)

AssociationTeamQualifying methodPrevious best (last)
Costa RicaDeportiva Saprissa2020 CONCACAF League semi-finalistsSemi-finals (2010–11)
LD Alajuelense2020 CONCACAF League semi-finalistsSemi-finals (2014–15)
HaitiArchaie FC2020 CONCACAF League semi-finalistsDebut
HondurasCD Olimpia2020 CONCACAF League semi-finalistsQuarter-finals (2020)
CD Marathon2020 CONCACAF League play-in round winnersQuarter-finals (2009–10)
NicaraguaReal Esteli FC2020 CONCACAF League play-in round winnersGroup stage (2016–17)


CONCACAF Champions League