Mexico to make use of defensive wall spray

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MEXICO CITY - Mexican referees are to use a vanishing spray to mark a line on the pitch to ensure defensive walls keep the right distance at free kicks. The Mexican Football Federation said in a statement the spray, called "AeroComex Futline", would come into use from this weekend's first division matches, which include champions Pumas UNAM's visit to Tecos UAG on Friday. Argentina has been using such a spray, carried in an aerosol can, in the first division since the beginning of the year. The white markings made by the non-toxic water-based spray disappear in a matter of minutes.