MEXICO CITY -- Former Venezuela international Juan Arango has been suspended for two matches for biting an opponent in the Mexican league last weekend.
A local disciplinary commission banned the veteran Tijuana playmaker after television images showed he bit Monterrey midfielder Jesus Zavala on the left shoulder during a game on Saturday.
Tijuana officials said on Tuesday that the club also punished Arango for his actions, but they did not say how.
Given that Monterrey had yet to win an away game and was taking on first-placed Club Tijuana that had yet to lose at home, it was understandable that this column's prediction of a win for Los Rayados win last week was questioned.
Yet, Monterrey's eventual 4-3 win over Tijuana on Saturday shouldn't have been too surprising. The reality of the situation is that there were obvious signs ahead of the result that pointed to a potential Monterrey win.
Before the start of the Clausura, Monterrey...