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...
Last weekend, Club Tijuana proved that Los Xolos are still the team to beat in the Liga MX, while Chivas may have proved that Los Rojiblancos should continue to deserve a spot in the league.
Over in Morelia, La Monarquia helped Leones Negros continue its rapid ascension at the same time that Puebla has started to stumble in the relegation race.
Here are the updated power rankings for the 2015 Liga MX Clausura:
1. Club Tijuana (no change)
Before the start of the Club Tijuana vs Veracruz match, Los...