Soccer-Vucetich takes over as Mexico coach (Reuters)

By Carlos Calvo MEXICO CITY, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Victor Vucetich, sacked as coach of club side Monterrey last month, was put in charge of Mexico on Thursday. Jose Manuel ‘Chepo’ de la Torre was sacked on Saturday, one day after a 2-1 home defeat by Honduras in World Cup qualifying. Replacement Luis Fernando Tena then stepped down after Mexico lost their next qualifier, 2-0 to the United States, in Columbus on Tuesday. “It’s the most important challenge of my career … hopefully the hot potato turns into gold,” Vucetich told reporters. …

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