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NFL confident of successful return to Mexico City after last year’s debacle at Estadio Azteca

The National Football League is returning to Mexico City on November 18, and is expecting a far more successful experience than last year's debacle in which the showdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams was moved from the Estadio Azteca to the United States at short notice due to poor field conditions.

The NFL Players Association had expressed concerns that players were going to injured on the stadium’s torn-up, hybrid turf-grass field, which had been damaged by heavy rains, a concert and soccer matches. Instead, the game took place at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

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