Thursday, June 8, 2023

Cruz Azul barred from playing exhibition matches in the United States due to lawsuit

A lawsuit for breach of contract has shut him down blue CrossAle One of its main sources of income: holding exhibition matches in the United States. This provision will not prevent ‘La Macina’ from playing in the League Cup next summer.

In 2022, ‘Cement’ club files suit before US courts after being sued by a promoter for breach of contractWhich, since then, has prevented ‘La Maquina’ from returning to that country to play a friendly match.

AS México had access to information on a lawsuit filed by the company World Soccer Enterprise against Cruz Azul Futebol Clube ACSeeking $100,000 in damages for breach of contract from the “Cement” club, which had signed an exhibition match last year in McAllen, Texas.

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Judge Eric Moye filed suit against Cruz Azul in the 14th Judicial Court in Dallas, TexasBy attorneys Jason M. Hopkins and Taylor Reed, legal representatives for World Soccer Enterprises.

Representing Cruz Azul in the lawsuit are attorneys Mark Donnelly and Charles Parker.

After several appearances, The judge ruled that Cruz Azul had breached the contract that her plaintiffs alleged, for which she must pay damages.

In view of this, Cruz Azul filed an appeal, which was denied by the judge.

Following the judge’s decision in favor of World Soccer Enterprise, A temporary restraining order was issued, preventing Cruz Azul from playing in the United States until an agreement is reached with his plaintiffs regarding compensation.

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It should be noted that Cruz Azul’s ban on playing in the United States is only for exhibition matches., This brings direct income to their coffers, so their participation in the League Cup is not in jeopardy.

‘La Macina’ were located inside the South Zone of the League Cup, Sector 3, where they would face Inter Miami and Atlanta United.

The tournament, which pits teams from Liga MX against teams from MLS, Will be in the United States from July 21 to August 19, 2023

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