US media surely noticed final night’s Campeones Cup win for Atlanta United, but what about the press down in Mexico?
Just took a appear at the cover of Cancha, which mocked Club America for the three-two loss to final year’s MLS Cup winners. Head coach Miguel Herrera, who praised Atlanta’s level and the rise of MLS in his post-game remarks, wasn’t the only one particular left with a robust impression.
FWIW even though, this is incorrect – Toluca lost to D.C. United in the 1998 Champions Cup (forerunner to the CCL). pic.twitter.com/qqulx7NAj0
— Matthew Doyle (@MattDoyle76) August 15, 2019
Other sport newspapers in Mexico didn’t pretty take a dig at the Liga MX club, alternatively deciding on to decrease the outcome. Record opted to highlight other stories, with the three-two scoreline barely visible.
— DIARIO RÉCORD (@record_mexico) August 15, 2019
Esto took a related strategy, alternatively placing former Atlanta coach Tata Martino on the cover. He’s now the coach of the Mexican national group.
Buenos días lectores 🙂
Aquí llega la portada de hoy 🗞
México de segunda, Gerardo Martino tuvo razón al decir que nuestro fútbol no es de calidad.
Visita https://t.co/8MC7FZJPni 📱💻 pic.twitter.com/thNfkXazLP
— Esto en Línea (@estoenlinea) August 15, 2019
More than in the on the net universe, well known Mexican outlet Medio Tiempo did not pretty have it as leading-of-the-web page news, but had a entire carousel committed ‘América’s disaster’ even into the mid-afternoon on Thursday.
As the rivalry heats up involving MLS and Liga MX, the media is surely taking notice. But one particular has to also wonder what therapy Club América would have received had they won?
Maybe we’ll locate out when the 2020 Campeones Cup comes about.
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