Here is the shocking moment in the Mexican league on Friday night as Tigres scored twice whilst Veracruz players protested over unpaid wages, .
The visitors joined in on the protests for the first minute but then went on to score twice.
Eduardo Vargas scored the first before Andre-Pierre Gignac added asecond.
The hosts then started playing but then went quickly 3-0 down after eight minutes.
Veracruz owner Fidel Kuri said that he was ’embarrassed for the fans’ after the match and admitted that Tigres were well within theirrights to score their two goals.
‘The players wanted to send a message that wasn’t discussed, but they are in their right,’ said Kuri.
‘We were once again the joke of the nation, or the world with this topic.”
Veracruz’s debts stretch back six months and have not won a league game for 40 matches.
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🇲🇽 This happened yesterday in the Mexican league. Veracruz players allow their opponents Tigres to score straight from kick-off, in protest over unpaid wages. Absolutely nuts. pic.twitter.com/h4CGTQzIUR
— FutbolBible (@FutbolBible) October 19, 2019