LigaMX has halted all league games after fan violence at a match on Saturday between Queretaro and Atlas leaving 26 people hospitalized. The match was halted around the 60th minute as fans stormed the Queretaro’s home pitch, Atlas was leading 1-0 at the time.
LigaMX has started an investigation into the incident, but has initially said it was caused by lack of security in the stadium, and announced the match will be rescheduled for a later date.
Concacaf issued the following statement:
The shocking acts of vandalism and violence that occurred last night in Queretaro, Mexico, have no place in football or society. The thoughts of everyone at Concacaf are with the victims of these awful events, and their families.
Concacaf wholly condemns these types of behaviors. We call on the local authorities to fully investigate these criminal acts, and to hold accountable those who have tarnished our game.
The Confederation also believes that strong football sanctions must be applied and will provide any necessary support to the FMF and Liga MX as they investigate.
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