Puebla FC had safely made it through to the knockout stages of the CONCACAF Champions League despite a relatively disappointing campaign in Liga MX Apertura. However, Robinho Lazaró was very much focused on continental football as he extended his stay in México.
A crazy conclusion to their first season back in Liga MX had seen Puebla FC dominate the Clausura stage and lift the title in a mad final against Club América! But, unusually, Lazaró had decided to stick with the club despite becoming national champion.
Puebla FC had begun the Liga MX 2032/33 season well and by scoring lots of goals. But a dip in form and defensive fragilities had the club's fans concerned about Robinho Lazaró's perceived lack of tactical agility.
The fans of Puebla FC were high on excitement as Colombian / Brazilian manager Robinho Lazaró led their heroes back to Liga MX in his first six months in México.