The referees’ strike

The referees’ strike

The “Liga BBVA Bancomer mx”, the Mexican first division league, suffered unexpected events. For the first time in its history, the referees stopped the league.

On 8 March 2017, playing the tournament called “Copa mx”, Toluca played against Morelia´s Monarcas and America faced Tijuana´s Xolos. In the first match, almost at the end, after a controversial game action, one of Toluca´s players, the Argentinian Enrique Triverio, approached the referee in a violent way and got a direct red card.

In the other match, also after a...

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