Blanco off as Chivas hit seven

August 16, 2004
By Brian Homewood
MEXICO CITY, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Guadalajara blasted seven goals past Atlante, fiery striker Cuauhtemoc Blanco was sent off on his debut for Veracruz and champions UNAM had two players dismissed in a lively start to the Mexican championship at the weekend.

Former Valencia and Lazio striker Claudio Lopez scored on his debut for America as the championship's biggest-spenders began with a 3-2 win over promoted Sinaloa.

Guadalajara, who field only Mexican players, gave a perfect start ...

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