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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...