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Diego Cocca Named New Coach of Tijuana

Tijuana has announced the hiring of Diego Martín Cocca as head coach of the Xolos for the upcoming Clausura 2018 season.

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Cruz Azul Parts Ways with Paco Jémez

Cruz Azul has confirmed that, “by mutual agreement”, Francisco “Paco” Jémez has left the head coaching position with the club. La Máquina and Jémez decided not to renew the coach’s contract for the Clausura 2018 season.

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Tijuana and Coudet Part Ways

In a brief press release, Tijuana announced the departure of head coach Eduardo Coudet.

“Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles announces that Eduardo Coudet and his coaching staff have mutually ended their working relationship as of this Monday.”

Coudet’s departure comes on the heels of the Xolos’ 3-1 loss to Chivas de Guadalajara in Jornada 15. Tijuana is currently 11th in the league table with 18 points, the product of five wins, three draws, and seven losses.

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Lozano Out, Tena In at Querétaro

After their 1-2 loss to Santos Laguna on Saturday, Querétaro has parted ways with coach Jaime “Jimmy” Lozano, as well as sporting president Joaquín Beltrán and administrative president Arturo Villanueva.

Official communication.

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Rafael García Out at Puebla

Following Puebla’s Jornada 11 loss to Atlas, the club wasted no time in announcing the departure of coach Rafael “Chiquis” García.

Club Puebla reports:

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Luna Out, Cardozo In at Veracruz

With Veracruz sitting 11th in the league table – but last in the relegation standings – the Tiburones Rojos have parted ways with Juan Antonio Luna and replaced him with José Saturnino Cardozo.

José Cardozo takes over as coach of @ClubTiburones

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“Chepo” de la Torre Out at Santos Laguna

Santos Laguna announced the departure of head coach José Manuel “Chepo” de la Torre in a brief press release. The announcement comes after the Laguneros’ 2-1 loss to Cruz Azul in Jornada 9 play.

Chepo leaves with Santos sitting 15th in the table with a 1-5-3 record and eight points.

The club thanked Chepo for his commitment, professionalism, and effort, and wished him success in future projects.

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León Parts Ways with Javier Torrente

Just hours after León’s 1-2 loss to Santos Laguna this Saturday, the club announced the departure of head coach Javier Torrente.

“We are passing through a critical moment, which does not correspond to our great past nor to the winning spirit that has characterized us in recent times,” club president Jesús Martínez wrote in a statement. “I want to deeply thank ‘Professor’ Javier Torrente and all of his technical staff for the work and effort they put into their time at the head of our institution. It has not been at all easy to make the decision to end his time as coach.”

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Francisco Palencia Parts Ways with Pumas UNAM

After their Jornada 6 loss to Monarcas Morelia on Tuesday, Pumas UNAM wasted no time in announcing the departure of Francisco “Paco” Palencia as head coach of the universitarios.

Palencia took over as coach in the Apertura 2016 and leaves the club with a record of 15 wins, seven draws, and 20 losses.

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Puebla Announces Rafael García as Coach

Puebla has announced José Rafael García Torres as the new coach of the club for the Apertura 2017 season.

Club Puebla welcomes Rafael García as our new coach. Success “Chiquis”, defend the Franja with pride!

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