Chivas again failed to win the league title, despite the investment made by the club more than a year ago, since the arrival of Ricardo Peláez as president
Chivas made a millionaire expense to reinforce its staff for 2020, but it has not paid off. The arrival of Ricardo Peláez At the end of 2019 it brought a disbursement of approximately 36 million dollars for the hiring of six footballers, of which only Uriel Antuna and Jesús Angulo won the title to close the Guard1anes Clausura 2021.
Uriel Antuna, Cristian Calderón, José Juan Vázquez, Jesús Angulo, José Madueña and Alexis Peña were those who came to the Flock at the hands of Ricardo Peláez, in addition to the return of José Juan Macías, who ended a loan with León, and the unsuccessful hiring of Víctor Guzmán, a negotiation that was canceled after the ‘Pocho’ was positive for doping.
Of the six footballers who arrived, only four remain. José Juan Vázquez and Alexis Peña left the institution due to lack of discipline. However, the ‘Gallito’, current Toluca player, played 803 minutes in 16 matches in his second chapter as rojiblanco, while Peña, Cruz Azul center-back, did not debut in the MX League with Chivas, he only played 90 minutes in a Copa MX match.
Antuna, with 49 games in the Flock, is the reinforcement of Peláez who has had the best numbers. The attacker has collaborated in 14 annotations, with five goals, in addition to nine assists.
Behind the Santos youth squad, Angulo is located. The ‘Canelo’ has been present in 10 points, seven of them he was in charge of sending the ball to the nets, while in three he assisted his teammates.
The ‘Chicote’ shone in the National Classic of the quarterfinals of the Guard1anes Apertura 2020, key in which he became a factor for the triumph of Chivas with three annotations. In total, Calderón has six goals in 32 games he has played with Chivas.
The worst performer is Madueña, a player who has only been on the field for seven occasions, where he has added 434 minutes.
The Clausura Guard1anes 2021, is the third tournament of Peláez in the sports direction of Guadalajara. The first was Clausura 2020, a tournament that was canceled after 10 days due to the Covid-19 pandemic when Chivas marched in fifth position.
They reached the semifinals of Guard1anes Apertura 2020, where they were eliminated by León; while in Guard1anes Clausura 2021 they fell to Pachuca in the playoffs.