Earthquake forces Mexican clubs America and Cruz Azul to abandon training sessions

According to journalists based in the country's capital, neither club is reporting any injuries or structural damage to their facilities
America and Cruz Azul were both forced to abandon training sessions because of the earthquake which rocked Mexico on Tuesday.

It is being reported that the quake, which was followed by a strong aftershock, registered 7.6 on the Richter scale and had its epicentre 25km east of Ometepec, in Guerrero state. Thankfully, there have been no reports of fatalities or serious injuries.

Both America and Cruz Azul have revealed that they merely had to halt training and neither club has discovered any damage to their training facilities.

However, has learned that government officials will be despatched to examine potential structural damage at all three First Division grounds in Mexico City: Estadio Azteca, Estadio Azul and Estadio Universitario.

The country's capital was rocked by a magnitude 8.0 earthquake in 1985 which resulted in the deaths of over 10,000 people.

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