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Blue Cross vs. Chivas today Alexis Vega was expelled after grabbing a rival by the neck in the game for Liga MX | VIDEO | RMMD | SPORTS

During matchday 14 of the Liga MX Clausura, the Blue Cross vs. Chivas match was a roller coaster of feelings. When Alexis Vega lost control and grabbed Ignacio Rivero by the neck in the second half of the Azteca Stadium game, it was one of the most dramatic moments.

To halt the “Rebao Sagrado” attacker at minute 71, he fell to the ground and put the ball out of play. In response to Cruz Azul’s actions, Vega approached the Cruz Azul member and grabbed him by the neck with both hands, chastising him for it.

The other members of the two squads intervened because of the ensuing outburst of rage. The referee decided to show Vega the red card, while Rivero received a warning. ‘Cement Machine’ helper Luis Alberto Orozco was also expelled.

Rojo Blanco lost one of their own when Vega was forced to leave the game early due to injury. At the end of the game, Cristian ‘Chicote’ Calderón scored to give Chivas a 58th-minute lead they could hold on to and win the game.

It was Chivas’ seventeenth straight win, and the team has now moved up to the tenth spot in the league’s reclassification zone with the victory. With twenty-one units and in sixth place, Cruz Azul was left with the disappointment of failing to win in four games.

I think that if we don’t go back on land, it’s going to be very difficult for us to come to an agreement.” Coach Juan Reynoso of the blue team said that if the squad returns to humility, they’ll be able to compete for the top four spots.

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