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Francisco Chacón Gutiérrez (born May 8, 1976, Morelia, Michoacán)[1] is a former Mexican football referee qualified by FIFA to officiate international matches.

Francisco Chacón
Full name Francisco Chacón Gutiérrez
Born (1976-05-08) May 8, 1976 (age 43)
Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico
Years League Role
2003–2019 Liga MX Referee
2003–2008 Ascenso MX Referee
Years League Role
2009–2017 FIFA listed Referee

An international referee from 2009 to 2017, Chacón has been selected for two FIFA Tournaments, the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup and the 2011 Copa América.

Officiating in domestic leaguesEdit

Chacón's first game as a referee was on September 7, 2003, in the Mexican Primera "A" during Round 6 of Torneo Apertura 2003 between Tapatio and Tijuana. On August 21, 2004, he made his debut in the Mexican Primera Division in a match between Club Atlas and Puebla FC in Round 2 of Torneo Apertura 2004. He issued seven cards, including two red cards, during the match. He refereeing in 2 Superclasicos and 1 as the 4th official in Mexican football short tournaments history. On August 20, 2011, Chacón was the official for the match between Santos Laguna and Monarcas Morelia when the match was suspended in the 40th minute due to gunfire.

FIFA accreditationEdit

Chacón was accredited to official international matches by FIFA on January 1, 2009.[2]

International matches officiatedEdit

Tournament Date Venue Round Team 1 Result Team 2
2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup June 6, 2011 The Home Depot Center, Carson, California, United States First Round   Honduras 0 – 0   Guatemala
2011 Copa América July 10, 2011 Estadio Brigadier General Estanislao López, Santa Fe, Argentina First Round   Colombia 2 – 0   Bolivia
2011 Copa América July 16, 2011 Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, Córdoba, Argentina Quarter Finals   Colombia 0 – 2   Peru
2011 Copa América July 20, 2011 Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza, Argentina Semi Finals   Paraguay 0 – 0   Venezuela


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