Category Archives: Mexican Soccer

Liga MX Round 4: A Look Ahead

By DAN KARELL Coming off a stellar performance on the road at Puebla, Club America look to stay unbeaten when they visit Tigres UANL. Raul Jimenez scored a hat-trick for Las Aguilas as they torched Puebla, 4-0, but America face an … Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Xavi announces intl. retirement; Man United win ICC; and more

Xavi Hernandez has decided to retire from international soccer, ending a 15-year run with the Spanish National Team that included a World Cup and two European Cup wins. Continue reading »

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Liga MX Round 3: A Look Ahead

By DAN KARELL Club America legend Cuauhtemoc Blanco will face his former club for the final time on Saturday when Puebla host America in the third round of the Liga MX Apertura. A sellout is expected at the Estadio Cuauhtemoc for … Continue reading »

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Pizarro lifts Bayern to victory over Chivas in testy friendly before MLS All-Star Game

Claudio Pizarro scored a first-half goal to lift Bayern Munich to a 1-0 victory over Chivas de Guadalajara in a friendly at Red Bull Arena on Thursday. Continue reading »

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Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Liga MX returns to action with the start of the Apertura campaign, headlines by Leon’s clash with America. Continue reading »

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Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Brazil look to save face when they take on the Netherlands in the much-maligned third-placed game at the 2014 World Cup. Continue reading »

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MLS Ticker: Besler attracting ‘enormous interest’ overseas; Castillo suspended; and more

Matt Besler is garnering looks from around the globe, and his club future could be decided in the coming days, according to the Kansas City Star. Continue reading »

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Marquez turns back the clock to spur Mexico onto victory

Rafa Marquez showed on Monday night that he is still capable of making a big impact on the international level despite his age, scoring a goal and assisting on another in Mexico’s 3-1 win vs. Croatia. Continue reading »

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Mexico routs Croatia to book place in World Cup Round of 16

Rafa Marquez scored a goal and had an assist to inspire a late second-half surge that saw Mexico topple Croatia, 3-1, and reach the Round of 16 at Arena Pernambuco on Monday night. Continue reading »

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Mexico overcomes wrongly disallowed goals to defeat Cameroon

Two wrongly disallowed goals looked like they might’ve robbed Mexico of a win to open the World Cup, but El Tri managed one for a win. Continue reading »

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Mid-day Ticker: Ronaldo to miss Mexico friendly; Ox out for up to three weeks; and more

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss this weekend’s friendly with Mexico, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain injury news and more in your Mid-Day Ticker. Continue reading »

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Montes fractures leg in Mexico friendly, will miss World Cup

By TATE STEINLAGE  Luis Montes’ 2014 World Cup dreams came to a halt Saturday, as the midfielder was forced to leave Mexico’s friendly against Ecuador with what team officials are reporting as “suspected fractures” to Montes’ right fibula and tibia. … Continue reading »

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