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Cufré Out, Puente In at Atlas

Following Atlas’s elimination in the Copa MX at the hand of Toluca, the club announced the departure of coach Leandro Cufré and his coaching staff.

Cufré, 41, leaves Atlas sitting in 14th place in the league table with one win and two losses in the Clausura 2020. He was in charge of the Rojinegros for 31 total games, with a record of 11 wins, 5 draws, and 15 losses in that span.

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Guillermo Vázquez Announced as New Coach of San Luis

It didn’t take long for Guillermo Vázquez to find a new team after parting ways with Necaxa following the Rayos’ elimination from the playoffs, as Atlético San Luis confirmed his arrival as head coach on Sunday.

Welcome to your new home Guillermo Vázquez!

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Alfonso Sosa Returns to Necaxa

Necaxa parted ways with Guillermo Vázquez earlier this month after the Rayos fell to Monterrey in the Liga MX semifinals; they’ve now announced a familiar face as his replacement: Alfonso Sosa.

Professor Alfonso Sosa returns to Necaxa’s bench ahead of the Clausura 2020 season. Welcome back home, Profe!

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Paulo Pezzolano Announced as Coach of Pachuca

After parting ways with Martín Palermo, Pachuca wasted no time in announcing his replacement: Paulo Pezzolano.

The 36-year-old Uruguayan joins Pachuca from Liverpool in his native country, where he won the Torneo Intermedio 2019; before that, he coached Torque, also in Uruguay, and won the Segunda División title with that club.

Pezzolano has some experience with Mexican soccer as well; he played for Necaxa in 2012.

Martín Palermo Out at Pachuca

After Pachuca failed to qualify for the playoffs, the club wasted no time in announcing the departure of coach Martín Palermo. In a press release posted to the Tuzos’ twitter account, the club noted that Palermo’s contract had finished and it was decided “by mutual agreement” not to extend it.

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Antonio Mohamed Returns to Monterrey

Monterrey has announced Antonio Mohamed as their new head coach, replacing Diego Alonso.

Mohamed previously coached the Rayados from 2015-2018; he led them to the league final twice, but couldn’t win them a Liga MX title – although he did win the Apertura 2017 Copa MX with Monterrey.

The Rayados have been struggling in league play this season; they’re currently sitting 14th with five wins, seven losses, and one draw, and a home loss to rivals Tigres UANL in the Clasico Regio was the last straw for Alonso’s tenure.

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Monterrey Parts Ways with Diego Alonso

Monterrey has announced the departures of Diego Alonso and his coaching staff following this weekend’s home loss to Tigres UANL in the Clásico Regio.

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Luis Fernando Tena to Coach Chivas de Guadalajara

Luis Fernando Tena has been announced as the new coach of Chivas de Guadalajara. It was thought Tomás Boy would have one last chance to turn things around in the SuperClasico this weekend, but the club elected to act before the rivalry match, dismissing Boy and announcing Tena as his replacement.

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Robert Siboldi Named Coach of Cruz Azul

Following the departure of Pedro Caixinha, Cruz Azul’s vice presidents, Víctor Garcés and Alfredo Alvarez, announced Robert Dante Siboldi as the new head coach.

After that announcement, Ricardo Peláez, the club’s sporting director, tendered his resignation, feeling that the vice presidents had usurped his authority by naming the new coach without his input.

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Alfonso Sosa Out at Atlético San Luis

Atlético San Luis has announced the departure of Alfonso Sosa and his coaching staff.

The timing has raised some eyebrows as San Luis enters the FIFA break on the back of a 0-2 away win on Saturday; the club is in 10th place overall in the table, with 11 points from seven games.

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