Cruz Azul: Perez, Omar Rodriguez, Sixtos (Johan Rodriguez), Reynoso, Rios, Morales, Galindo, Adomaitis (Ramirez), Palencia (Marco Garcis), Yegros, Hermosillo.
Seattle: Burpo, Barton, McNiel, Jenkins, Morrill, Cowmey (Stoddard),
Kinoshita, Gelvezon, Hattrup, Fry, Adair (Storkson).
The Sounders were dominated from the opening kickoff, giving up the first goal at 3' and allowing six goals in the first half. Mexican national team star Carlos Hermosillo scored three goals and so did Julio Cesar Yegros.
Final results for the tournament:
W T L GF GA P
Cruz Azul 2 1 0 14 2 7
Necaxa 1 2 0 8 5 5
Comunicaciones 1 1 1 6 5 4
Seattle Sounders 0 0 3 1 17 0
Cruz Azul is the 1996 CONCACAF Champions Cup winner and earns a spot
in the quarterfinals of the 1997 CONCACAF Champions Cup, to be held later