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Barcelona and Holland legend Johan Cruyff will be unveiled on Saturday as part of the Chivas de Guadalajara setup in a shock announcement Thursday.
Chivas de Guadalajara were comprehensively defeated 3-0 by Argentina´s Velez Sarsfield on Wednesday in the Copa Libertadores, as the club´s domestic crisis carried over into continental competition, but Cruz Azul cruised to a 4-0 victory over Venezuela´s Deportivo Tachira on Tuesday and lead its group.
A veto sanctioned by the Mexican soccer federation (FMF), sponsored by Chivas, against the country´s biggest selling sports daily Récord cast a long shadow over the weekend action and garnered the Mexican game negative headlines all over the world.
Two of the more successful teams in Mexico in recent years meet Saturday evening in a game that is growing in stature.
A meeting this week to decide on major changes in Mexican soccer produced little change at all, with a final plan to be presented in 60 days.
Boca Juniors, River Plate and Santos stand aside, Mexican team Tigres is making a strong claim to having the best fans in all the Americas.
Chivas, America, Cruz Azul and Pumas have long been known as the "big four" in Mexico, but does that status still have relevance today?
Tigres moved into first position this weekend as Santos Laguna slipped up, but at the other end of the table, Chivas again lost and continue to prop up the league.
The club is attempting to reduce the wages of two first team squad members, because it doesn´t have enough money, according to one of the players.
Mexican striker Carlos Vela was not happy at Arsenal and is putting in improved performances at Real Soceidad thanks to more stability off the field, according to reports.
Tigres exit at the preliminary stage of the Copa Libertadores left a sour taste in the mouth of many Mexican soccer fans, especially considering the quality of the team, but the two Mexican clubs still involved in the competition are looking to win it.
Chivas de Guadalajara´s poor start to the season continued Saturday, with the team giving up a goal lead to lose 2-1 at home against Morelia.
Ajax has released their away soccer jersey for the 2013/14 season. Get in the Gear.
The adidas Nitrocharge is the most talked about new cleat in years. It was released on May 15 and will take your pitch by storm.
Bayern Munich are kings of Germany and hope to be crowned kings of Europe at Wembley later this month!
Chelsea won the Europa League on Wednesday. The Blues defeated Benfica 2-1 on injury time goal from Ivanovic.
One of the top soccer cleats for control the Nike CTR360 will not let you down on the field in tight spaces.
Borussia Dortmund hears Wembley Calling and are headed to London for the Champions League final.
The push for more color on their cleats, adidas has added the infrared colorway to the adiZero f50 Line.
The new PUMA evoSPEED 1.2 FG. A great new soccer cleat with classic look and first time for PUMA to be on the cleat.
The Juventus jersey for the 2013/14 was released earlier this week. Be the first to wear the colors of the Old Lady.
adidas has added some color to the Predator line with this new colorway. Released on May 17. Be the first to own a pair.