According to information from the Twitter account, Goals and Figures, there are 40 Liga MX players absent at the start of the Apertura 2021 because they are participating in the 2021 Gold Cup and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this summer.
The latest news from Cruz Azul ahead of the 2021 Liga MX Opening
Although the Mexican national team does not convince, the reality is that it has historically been difficult for them to win, like and score in the Concacaf Gold Cup.
This Thursday, April 22, the 2021 Opening Tournament of the MX League starts but the Stove Football has not stopped yet. Here the latest news and rumors.
This same week the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games begin. Soccer will be one of the sports that begin even before the ceremony takes place.
With this information, the Rayados de Monterrey stand out as the club with the most representative players in their national teams this summer, during the international competitions that are played at the same time as the start of the new contest in Mexican soccer.
The Sultana del Norte team surpasses clubs such as: Chivas (5), América (4), Tigres (4), Cruz Azul (4), Pumas (3), León (3), Juárez (2), Necaxa ( 1), Pachuca (2), Tijuana (2), Santos (2) and Atlas (1).
Since they have seven elements in national teams, six with the Mexican team and one with the Costa Rican team, four in the Gold Cup (Rogelio Funes Mori, Jesús Gallardo, Héctor Moreno Y Joel campbell) and three in the Olympic Games (Cesar Montes, Erick Aguirre Y Carlos Rodriguez).
With this information it is confirmed that the Monterrey team is one of the teams to beat during this 2021 Apertura, because with everything and that there are already enough elements that it contributes to Mexico, it also has international players of other nationalities who are potential to represent your countries.
As in the case of Costa Rica (Joel campbell), Colombia (Stefan medina), Paraguay (Celso ortíz), Chili (Sebastian Vegas), Netherlands (Vincent Janssen) and Argentina (Esteban Andrada, Maximiliano Meza Y Matias Kranevitter).