Of the number Veljko Paunovic continue to rise, and the Serbian continues to break records in the Mexican league, who became the first European coach to be a final of Liga MX in his debut tournament.
Not only that but also with the first result Chivas because another DT I put In this way, Paunovic he had already begun to write his story with the team Guadalajara and Liga MX.
How many foreign coaches reached the Final in the first tournament?
Paunovic, the ninth foreign coach The final in Mexican soccer is reached in these debut tournaments although seven of them were Argentine and one Brazilian, thus Serbia becomes the first European to achieve it. He was a professional in Mexican diseases (1943-944).
But now Paunovic it has the challenge to complete the work and accumulation with Chivas in their first tournament in this 2023 Block which is something historic for the Rojiblanca institution; while at the League level, the losing streak of his two foreign predecessors must end.
And it happened that the last two foreign coaches who arrived and entered the first tournament of the Finals in the MX League, lost it, just like the Argentines. Ariel cheers in Oration 2021 with Leo who fell with Atlas Andreas Lillini who could not dedicate 2020 with Pumas against La Fiera.
What is the balance of coaches who reach the final in their tournament?
In addition to the eight foreigners who reached the Final in their tournament, two Mexicans must be added to that list, because Guillermo Vazquez (Cougars) and Jose Antonio petra (America) also got it.
But the trend favors rookie strategists, because of that ten who escaped into a decisive duel for the title He picked up six titles and four remained on the sidelines: what will Paunovica and the surprising Chivas be like?
How foreign coaches in the Final?
Hey first foreign technicians The one who reached the final in his first short tournament was Argentine Alberto Jorge, with Toluca, who took the scepter in the Apertura 2002. vencer al * Morelia.
Likewise, Américo Gallego won the title with Toluca in the 2005 Apertura, beating Rayados de Monterrey and Neri Pumpido with Tigres in the 2003 Apertura. Final at Morelia
In long tournaments Jorge Vieira with América in the 1987-1988 season gave the Eagles the title after beating Pumas.
De las guilas, Miguel Ángel López won champion to from 1984-85 to UNAM, and before that, in 70-71, the Mexican José Antonio Roca did it against Toluca.
Another Mexican DT The one who managed to reach the final and won in his tournament was Guillermo Vázquez, he did it with Pumas in the 2011 Clausura against Monarcas Morelia; while Argentina’s Hector Sanabria, with students of the same Academy, fell to America in a decisive duel for the title in his tournament (87-88).
Paunovic, an atypical case
Serbia without any knowledge of Liga MX got into the final of this Closing in 2023 which will be discussed Thursday and Sunday in tigers After entering covenant with historical ” 34 points Guadalajara’s top figure in short tournaments.
In Liguilla, the herd accounts for its two firm rivals; because he kicked out in the quarterfinals Atlas by global of 1-1 and thanks to better position in general table, and in semifinals to the United States with a score of 3-2 (aggregate) at the Azteca Stadium. Now, the European DT will try to give their 13th title to Chivas and will have to beat Tigres.