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Maradona's winning debut: 10 observations from Dorados de Sinaloa

Diego Maradona had cause for celebration after his Dorados de Sinaloa side got him off to a winning start over Cafetaleros de Tapachula.
Diego Maradona sat down with ESPN following his Dorados side's opening victory in Ascenso MX.

Editor's Note: This was originally published for ESPN Mexico. Read the original here.

CULIACAN, Mexico -- It was a golden night for Diego Armando Maradona at the Estadio Banorte de Culiacan. In the magical debut of the iconic No. 10 from Argentina as manager of the second-division Dorados de Culiacan, here are 10 behind-the-scene things from a memorable evening in Ascenso MX, as they thrashed Cafetaleros de Tapachula 4-1 on Monday.

1. Maradona's arrival in Sinaloa has triggered Netflix's interest...

Diego Maradona guides Dorados to emphatic win over Tapachula

Diego Maradona had cause for celebration after his Dorados de Sinaloa side got him off to a winning start over Cafetaleros de Tapachula.

A hat trick from Vinicio Angulo helped get Diego Maradona's managerial career in Mexico off to the perfect start on Monday as his new club Dorados beat Tapachula 4-1 in Culiacan.

Ecuadorian striker Vinicio Angulo struck in the 59th and 61st minutes and although Argentine Sebastian Ibars got a goal back for the visitors two minutes later, Angulo converted a penalty with a quarter of an hour remaining to put them 3-1 up.

Alonso Escoboza added a fourth for the home side in the 85th minute to cap a...

Dorados boss Diego Maradona demands privacy amid Mexican media frenzy

Diego Maradona demanded that journalists respect his privacy after he was filmed having lunch on Monday amid a massive media frenzy since arriving in Mexico.

Maradona, 57, was named manager of second-tier Dorados de Sinaloa on Sept. 6 and will oversee his first match in charge of the Ascenso MX club on Monday night against Cafetaleros de Tapachula (10 p.m. ET, ESPN3).

After meeting his players at his hotel, Maradona stepped out into the lobby to scold journalists, asking them to concentrate...

Diego Maradona obtains work permit, ready for Dorados coaching debut

Diego Maradona returned to Mexico following a trip to Guatemala where he obtained a work visa that officially allows him to serve as coach of Mexican club Dorados de Sinaloa.

The Argentina legend was unveiled last week as the new boss for the second-tier side. His first match in charge of El Pez will take place next Monday.

Maradona posted on Instagram in front of a private jet alongside lawyer Matias Morla and former Argentina goalkeeper Luis Alberto Islas, adding that: "On [Friday]...