[IN THE SPOTLIGHT]
To the the delight of Tapatios and Chivas supporters everywhere, Guadalajara beat Club America, 3-2, Sunday night in Mexico's
Superclasico to pile on the misery for the Mexico City club. The loss dropped America's record to 2-10-2 (W-L-T) in the Torneo Clausura and extended its winless streak to 10 games.
America is assured of its worst half-season in history and its worst overall record for a full season in 30 years.
Chivas was already ahead 2-0 at the Jalisco Stadium when America's Juan Carlos Silva
was ejected. Sergio Avila
added a third goal for Guadalajara shortly afterwards before Paraguay striker
scored twice to make the score respectable.
In late March, Club America president Guillermo
, son of the late FIFA executive of the same name, and Coach Ruben Omar Romano
announce their resignations, effective in June.
America's domestic troubles come as it enters a critical stage in the Libertadores Cup. Its 4-3 win over Argentina's River Plate two days after the resignation of Canedo and Romano moved it into a
tie for first place with River Plate in their Libertadores Cup group.
America's Libertadores Cup future will be on the line Thursday when it plays Chile's Universidad Catolica in