ATL Nacional made history by clinching the championship title of Verizon Copa Alianza in Chicago, securing the second victory in this prestigious tournament considered the most emblematic for adults within the Hispanic community in the United States. The final, held at the Stuart Sports Soccer Complex, drew the attention of 11,308 spectators who enjoyed an exciting match.
The journey to the title was overwhelming for ATL Nacional, who began their participation with a resounding 3-0 victory against Indiana Hammond. They continued their unstoppable progress by defeating Aztlan FC 4-0 and Deportivo U2 5-0. On the other hand, Aztlan FC overcame Deportivo U2 with a 3-0 victory but suffered a tough defeat against Nacional before bouncing back with a 2-1 win over Indiana Hammond.
The grand final once again pitted ATL Nacional against Aztlan FC, who was dominated by the former. In a match full of emotions, ATL Nacional emerged victorious with a convincing score of 4-1, cementing their status as the winners of this edition and showcasing their supremacy in the tournament. In addition to the prestige of claiming the title of Verizon Copa Alianza, ATL Nacional was rewarded with a well-deserved cash prize and the iconic trophy that recognizes them as the current two-time champions.
This tournament is part of the five properties of Alianza de Futbol's 2023 Tour and undoubtedly left a pleasant taste for the attendees at the Stuart Sports Complex in Chicago.
Thus concludes an exciting edition of Verizon Copa Alianza in the Alianza Tour. Still, expectations are high for the next stage in New York City, where even more emotions and unforgettable moments are expected.