In the aftermath of Queretaro’s elimination by Philadelphia Union in the quarter-finals of the Leagues Cup, TV presenter Ines Sainz strongly criticized the tournament.
The match saw controversy as the Major League Soccer side secured a 2-1 victory in the final moments, prompting an angered response from Sainz, who supports Queretaro.
Despite Queretaro’s attempt to cause an upset and take the game to penalties, a last-minute lack of focus dashed their hopes.
Just as a penalty shootout seemed imminent, Donovan received a cross and scored, allegedly offside, leading to further contention.
The perceived « excessive » added time in the second half also fueled Sainz’s outburst against the Leagues Cup, as she expressed her discontent on social media, lamenting the circumstances of Queretaro’s departure from the tournament.
Sainz’s criticism highlighted the Leagues Cup’s controversial aspects, compounded by the dominance of Major League Soccer teams over Liga MX teams.
« What a robbery, what a shame the Leagues Cup was, » Sainz said.
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