Club America Champions
Club America celebrates after defeating the Montreal Impact 4-2 in the CCL final. Reuters

Dario Bendetto scored another hat trick for Club America and the top team in Mexico defeated the Montreal Impact of the MLS 4-2 on Wednesday night to be crowned the CONCACAF Champions.

Bendetto scored three goals on the night after the Impact tied the Liga MX Champions 1-1 in Mexico City last week.

Despite being the perennial franchise in Mexico, Club America won the CCL title for just the first time since 2009. Before that it had won the championship five previous times.

Oribe Peralta also scored for America in the 64th minute during a fifteen minute, three-goal flurry by the two Mexican forwards.

Andres Romero scored in the 8th minute for the Montreal Impact as the first Canadian team to ever reach the CCL final had a 2-1 lead on aggregate for most of the first half.

But it was all America in the second half as the Liga MX team scored four, second half goals to defeat the Canadians.

The game was played at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, former home of the Expos of the MLB. It was a capacity crowd of 61,004 as many French-Canadian supporters sang "Aliez Montreal" as they cheered on their countrymen.

Montreal went into the match at a severe disadvantage as star goalkeeper, Evan Bush, was suspended for the match. The Impact signed German keeper, Kristian Nicht, on Monday in hopes to keep the Mexicans scoreless and give Montreal the title, but it was not to be, as Nicht seemed overwhelmed and outmatched throughout the game.

Forward Jack McInerney who came on to the pitch as a substitute after America went up 3-1 scored in the 89th minute to salvage some respect for the Canadian side.

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