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Outrage as Tigres score two goals against protesting Veracruz players who stood still for three minutes

The home side were making a stand against unpaid wages as they stood and watched their opponents claim a two-goal lead in the Liga MX clash

Tigres sparked outrage in Mexico's top flight when they took advantage of a Veracruz protest to score two goals in the first three minutes of their Liga MX clash.

The Veracruz players stood still for the opening minutes of the game to protest against unpaid wages, with Tigres joining them for the first 60 seconds.

But the visitors sparked into action after Veracruz goalkeeper Sebastian Jurado kicked the ball out, leading to Eduardo Vargas's opener in the second minute.