During Sunday night’s second leg of the Concacaf Champions League final, a homemade banner hung in the second deck of BMO Stadium’s northern end, home of Los Angeles FC’s most avid fans.
The white sheet featured LAFC’s crest and a message in Spanish in black letters trimmed in gold. The translation into English: “Tonight, your fans are going to party.”
At 8.04pm local time, when the final whistle sounded, Mexico’s Club León cancelled that anticipated celebration.
Thanks to Lucas Di Yorio’s first-half goal, the visitors survived a physical match to earn a 1-0 victory against…