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'Worst club' Veracruz gets Liga MX boot amid financial struggles

Herc Gomez feels Club America's attacking threat makes them the odds on favourites in Liga MX's Liguilla.

Liga MX side Veracruz has been disaffiliated from Mexico's first division, the Mexican federation (FMF) announced on Thursday.

The federation's assembly had voted in favor of kicking Los Tiburones Rojos out on Wednesday, following a financial breakdown at the club, sources had told ESPN's Rene Tovar.

FMF president Yon de Luisa confirmed disafilliation in an interview with TUDN on Thursday, saying that "the disaffiliation of Veracruz in all its categories was decided unanimously."

De Luisa added...

Club America investigates U17s for mocking chant against gender violence

MEXICO CITY -- Club America is investigating members of its Under-17s team after a video filtered out of players making fun of a choreographed chant and dance designed to raise awareness about gender violence.

America's players appeared to be celebrating in their locker room and mocking the dance, which has gone viral in Latin America, with the club promising a swift investigation into the incident.

"Some players from the Under-17 team danced a piece that has been used to raise awareness about gender...

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MEXICO CITY -- Liga MX club owners have bowed to pressure to lower the number of foreigners in Mexico's first division after a concerted effort from Mexico national team manager Gerardo "Tata" Martino and the Mexican federation.

Current Liga MX rules state that nine homegrown players must be included in each 18-player match day squad and a maximum of 12 non-homegrown players -- almost always foreigners -- registered with each club.

But from the 2020-21 season there will be a maximum of 11 non-homegrown...

2019 Liga MX Apertura Liguilla semifinals: Everything you need to know

The reigning champion, last season's runner-up and the 2019 Apertura regular-season winner all went out in the quarterfinals of the Liga MX playoffs in a series of matches that were up there with the best the league has seen this decade.

The top four seeds -- Santos Laguna, Leon, Tigres and Queretaro -- are no longer around, meaning the semifinal series have two clear favorites: Club America and Monterrey. However, the way this liguilla has gone so far, the tag of favorite hasn't been something...