Cruz Azul forced to field reserves

March 24, 2003
By Enrique Vega
MEXICO CITY, March 24 (Reuters) - Crisis-hit Mexican club Cruz Azul, who were hit back a walkout of their first-team players ten days ago, lost 2-0 to Veracruz in the Clausura championship at the weekend after being forced to field their reserve team for the second week running.

The team known as the Red Sharks, themselves fighting to avoid the drop in their first season back in the first division, won goals from Angel Morales and Javier Flores to send the visitors back to the bottom ...

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