In the midst of first edition excitement and competition league cupsparks a heated debate among followers and tournament participants.
One of the main criticisms echoing in the sports sector is the lack of matches being played on Mexican territory, raising questions about equality of opportunity for clubs in Mexico. MX League.
The paucity of matches in Mexico has drawn attention, especially after the Mexican team’s disappointing performance in the inaugural edition.
In this context, Santiago Banos president of america clubmentioned this issue in a recent interview with. TUDN. Banos explained that the decision to host the League’s Cup from start to finish in the United States was based on economic and recreational reasons.
The former footballer said a tournament in Mexico, especially on a weekday like Tuesday night, would not be very profitable.
“Unless we can have the final or semi-final here, we can’t play here in Mexico, but we can’t have it on Tuesday at 7 p.m., so it’s financially unfeasible to have the tournament in Mexico,” said the USA representative. the leader said.
In this sense, the president of Club America pointed out the economic difference, saying that in the United States fans are willing to pay a hefty price tag of $85 to $100 for tickets, which contributes to the economic success of the tournament. said to have contributed.
Banos’ consideration appears to have influenced Liga MX’s acceptance of all the conditions put forward, including the hosting of games on the American team’s grounds and constant travel between cities as the tournament progresses.
However, critical voices never stop. Players, managers and fans are beginning to question the possibility of a future League Cup including a game in Mexico and a duel back and forth to balance the competition.
Uncertainty persists about the future of the competition, both in terms of venue and format, sparking debates in football that promise to continue.
At this stage of the tournament, we are ready for the semi-finals, striped represented Liga MX in the League Cup, further highlighting the challenges Mexican teams face in this international competition.