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Christian "Chaco" Gimenez and Enrique Meza are reunited with Cruz Azul.

Cruz Azul reached their third final in the last four seasons only to miss out on yet another title, dropping the Apertura 2009 final to Monterrey.

If the club can make it a fourth final in five seasons, they will have an experienced championship-winning spark plug to help Cruz Azul reach win a title for the first time since 1997.

Christian "Chaco" Gimenez has officially joined Cruz Azul from Pachuca, the clubs announced on Thursday.

"Pachuca... reached an agreement in which a good relationship between both front offices helped speed the process along," Pachuca officials said in a statement.

Gimenez, 28, teamed well with Cruz Azul manager Enrique Meza when the two were with Pachuca. Gimenez helped Pachuca win domestic and international titles under Meza.

If Gimenez can replicate his title-winning ways with Cruz Azul, he could instantly become a hero with Cruz Azul, as the last title la Maquina has won came in 1997.

Gimenez has scored 54 goals during his Mexican Primera Division career, which began in Veracruz during the Apertura 2004 season.

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