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Víctor Manuel Vucetich, who gave Monterrey the 2009 and 2010 Apertura league titleswas signed this Wednesday as the new coach of the team from the north of the country, in replacement of Javier Aguirre.
“Welcome back home, Victor Manuel Vucetich“, wrote on their social networks the directive of the Rayados, who appear in the fifteenth place in the Clausura tournamentwith one win, three draws and two losses.
Led by Aguirre, the Rayados had a poor start to the year; in addition to displaying negative numbers in the Closing, the team ranked fifth in the Club World Cupwhich mobilized the fans against the coach fired last weekend.
Vucetich, who is known in Mexico as ‘King Midas’ because tends to save lost causesarrives when the team has 11 games to play and, despite going through a crisis, he is only two points away from the repechage zone.ç
With an expensive template, with balance in all lines, Monterrey is considered one of the favorite teams, which Vucetich will try to exploit, who had a time of triumphs in 190 games at the head of the team.
Vucetich, with five league titles, won three Concacaf Champions League titles with Monterrey between 2011 and 2013 and reached third place in the Club World Cup in 2012.
Despite having talent in attack, Monterrey shows the worst offense of the championshipwhich Vucetich will have to work to turn around the team’s losing streak.
The premiere of the new coach will be next Saturday when the Rayados will receive the Eagles of Americawho were fired a few hours ago by Argentine coach Santiago Solari and appear in penultimate place in the standings.
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