Veracruz players protested unpaid wages by refusing to play for the first 4 minutes and 20 seconds of Friday's 3-1 Liga MX home loss against Tigres, giving up two early goals in the process.
Tigres' players joined the protest for the first 60 seconds, but then began to play after goalkeeper Sebastian Jurado kicked the ball away and ceded possession.
LAS VEGAS -- The announced attendance at the inaugural Leagues Cup final between Cruz Azul and Tigres UANL was 20,132, or just over half of Sam Boyd Stadium's 40,000 capacity. The tally was fitting given that half-measures defined the first edition of the tournament.
While word of the creation of the Leagues Cup first leaked out in February, it wasn't until late May that the teams were finalized. The venue for Wednesday's final, which mostly serves as the home for UNLV's college football team, wasn't...
The latest venture between Liga MX and MLS started with four clubs from each league but culminated with two of Mexico's preeminent clubs playing for the tournament's title at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.
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The win gives Cruz Azul manager...