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Tigres separates two players prior to the duel vs. America

Juan Sánchez Purata and Francisco Venegas were separated from the Tigres team for breaking the anti-Covid-19 protocol that governs Liga MX

Tigers separated Francisco Venegas and Juan Sánchez Purata for breaking the Liga MX sanitary protocol to prevent COVID-19. Both players left the team’s concentration, prior to the matchday 14 match against America.

Both players will be subject to the corresponding sanctions, starting with the separation for 10 days or until they test negative for Coronavirus. In addition, they could be credited with a fine of 100,000 pesos if it is proven that they attended an unauthorized or organized event by the Nuevo León club.

“In accordance with the sanitary protocol established by Liga MX and the internal regulations of Club Tigres, we inform that the players Francisco Venegas and Juan José Sánchez Purata were separated from the Club Tigres concentration.

“Both elements will be subject to the sanctions established in the internal regulations of the Club and Liga MX,” the UANL club published in a statement.

The felines will seek in this commitment a victory that will allow them to stay in the repechage zone, after they are currently in the tenth rung of the general classification.

In this commitment, the Tigres will have the support of their fans, after the Government of Nuevo León announced that they will reopen the doors of the stadiums in the state with a capacity of 20 percent.

Liga MX reported that following the procedures of the anti COVID-19 protocol it will investigate Francisco Venegas and Juan José Sánchez Purata, to determine responsibilities and sanctions.

Subsequently, the Disciplinary Commission determined to apply an economic sanction to Venegas and Sánchez Purata; In addition, the Club was asked to isolate said player, in accordance with the provisions of the Health Protocol.

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