Chivas coach lambasts Mexican federation over ‘unforgivable’ Vega harm


Chivas head coach Victor Manuel Vucetich has launched an assault on the Mexican federation after the membership’s star ahead Alexis Vega was injured through the previous Below-23s nationwide workforce camp.

Vega was referred to as as much as Mexico’s U-23s for coaching in preparation for the Olympic qualifiers subsequent March and in a pleasant in opposition to Cruz Azul final Sunday to finish the camp, the 22-year-old picked up a proper ankle sprain after a sort out from La Maquina‘s Uruguayan midfielder Ignacio Rivero.

Vucetich was left furious, with Chivas concerned on Saturday in opposition to Necaxa within the play-in spherical to the Liga MX playoffs and Vega now out for between four-to-six weeks, in line with the membership.

“There’s wasn’t a medical report, they did not perform a check, they did not give him the mandatory consideration,” mentioned Vucetich in an interview with TUDN. “It’s unforgivable.”

“Issues must be executed in the proper approach, searching for, initially, the pursuits of the golf equipment,” he continued. “The gamers belong to the golf equipment and we assist the nationwide workforce with pleasure.”

Chivas have made a proper grievance in a bid to droop Rivero, who Vucetich and the membership imagine deliberately went out to harm Vega. There may be additionally a sensible risk of Cruz Azul going through Chivas within the quarterfinals subsequent week, relying on others outcomes and Chivas overcoming Necaxa.

“It is based mostly on an investigation by the administrators,” mentioned Vucetich. “They spoke to gamers about what had occurred, there was an inner scenario during which Ignacio Rivero had beforehand tried to kick [Vega].”

Vucetich added that Chivas midfielder Fernando Beltran was additionally focused in the identical recreation and questioned the logic of the U-23s taking part in a pleasant in opposition to a workforce nonetheless within the Liga MX playoffs.

Chivas’ sporting director Ricardo Pelaez launched a video assertion on Monday indicating he believed the problem by Rivero was “malicious” and that the membership is searching for Rivero to be banned. The Mexican federation confirmed Chivas’ grievance had been obtained on Tuesday and that it’s investigating.

Cruz Azul has but to make an official assertion on the matter, though ESPN’s Leon Lecanda reported that the membership will again Rivero and believes that there wasn’t something untoward within the play.



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