CONCACAF’s Biggest Football Rivalries

Major club football rivalries from North America, Central America and the Carribean:

Featured Derby: El Clasico, Mexico
Club America vs Chivas

The El Clasico is the largest rivalry in Mexico. Representing the two largest cities in Mexico, Club America  (Mexico City) and Chivas (Guadalajara) are the most successful clubs in Mexico. The El Clasico has been contested 202 times, with Club America currently holding the advantage, 73 wins to 64. An interesting contrast between the clubs is that Chivas have a tradition of fielding Mexican born players, whilst Club America tend to favour famous foreign imports.

Other Derbies: 

Saprissa vs Alajuelense (Costa Rica)
LA Galaxy vs Chivas USA (USA)
D.C. United vs New York Red Bulls (USA)
FC Dallas vs Chicago Fire (USA)
LA Galaxy vs San Jose Earthquakes (USA)
Colorado Rapids vs Real Salt Lake (USA)
Houston Dynamo vs FC Dallas (USA)
Toronto FC vs Columbus Crew (USA)
Necaxa vs Atlante (Mexico)
Club America vs Club Cruz Azul (Mexico)
Monterrey vs Tigres (Mexico)
Tauro F.C. vs Plaza Amador (Panama)
Marathon vs Olimpia (Honduras)
Municipal vs Comunicaciones (Guatemala)
Motagua vs Olimpia (Guatemala)
Deportivo FAS vs C.D. Aguila (El Salvador)

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