Cruz Azul's Corona has suspension extended
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Cruz Azul's Mexican national team goalkeeper, Jesus Corona, already suspended from Tuesday
night's first leg of the Concacaf Champions League final against Toluca (live on Fox Sports 2 at 8 p.m. ET) for his part in an altercation following the second leg of the semifinals against Tijuana in
Mexico City, has had his suspension extended two games by Concacaf.
Corona's three-game suspension will cover both legs of the CCL final and the first game of the Club World Cup -- if
Cruz Azul qualifies. He received a red card after the game, and an additional two-game suspension was levied as punishment for unsporting behavior, specifically in the use of provocative language and
gesticulations employed with the motive of inciting an opponent.
Cruz Azul was also fined an undisclosed amount for the incident, which took place following the second leg that Cruz Azul
won 2-0 to prevail 2-1 on aggregate over Xolos.
Dr. Alfonso Jimenez Vega of Cruz Azul was also handed a two-game suspension.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily U.S. Soccer wins procedural round in women's suit Feb. 10, 2:27 a.m. |
Lawyers for U.S. Soccer and the United States Women's National Soccer Team Players Association met in ... Klinsmann: 'We had a couple surprises' Feb. 10, 1:44 a.m.
In contrast to 2015 when he criticized the fitness levels of some of his players and ... USL: Charleston Battery sold to local company Feb. 10, 1:27 a.m.
The Charleston Battery, one of the oldest clubs in the USL and the first U.S. pro ... What They're Saying: Hope Solo Feb. 10, 1:17 a.m.
"I would never take the risk of having an unhealthy child. I don't know when that ... MLS player tracker with complete rosters (Feb. 9) Feb. 10, 12:26 a.m.
In a bid to replace Matt Miazga, who was sold to Chelsea, the New York Red ... What They're Saying: Will Ferrell Feb. 10, 12:06 a.m.
"I'm going to be cold and distant, and show up at very inopportune times, and shout, ... New-look U.S. women seek Olympic ticket Feb. 9, 11:17 p.m.
The USA hosts Concacaf Olympic women's qualifying for the first time in the eight-team tournament that ... Video Pick: 'A Blooper of the Biggest Proportion' Feb. 9, 7:38 p.m.
South Africa's Ajax Cape Town fell, 2-1, to the Orlando Pirates thanks to embracing own goal ... NWSL teams allocated Canadian players Feb. 9, 6:17 a.m.
Six newly allocated Canada national team players -- players subsidized by the Canadian Soccer Association -- ... What They're Saying: Sigi Schmid Feb. 9, 6:10 a.m.
"I don't think we have that many ills to cure to begin with. There are no ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives