Tijuana Xolos Week 6 Preview: Xolos Face Necaxa at Estadio Caliente

February 9, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Club Necaxa When: Friday Feb. 10 Time: 7:00 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Caliente TV: Azteca America   Week 6 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017 starts with the Tijuana Xolos hosting Club Necaxa at the Estadio Caliente. The game is supposed to be a mismatch as Tijuana is in first place, while Necaxa is in 15th place. But the Liga MX is unpredictable as anything, so…

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Tijuana Xolos Tie 1-1 Against LA Galaxy With Goal From New Player

February 8, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos played against the L.A. Galaxy in a friendly match this last Tuesday, Feb. 7 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. “El Clasico de Las Californias” ended in a 1-1 draw on a damp night in the city of Los Angeles. Miguel Herrera utilized the encounter as a way to get young players some game time. ‘El Piojo’ went with a 5-2-3 formation, making many substitutions throughout…

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Xolos Set to Face L.A. Galaxy at StubHub Center in Friendly

February 7, 2017

Game: L.A. Galaxy vs Tijuana Xolos When: Tuesday Feb. 7 Time: 8:00 P.M. PST Where: StubHub Center, Carson, California TV: Spectrum SportsNet   The Xolos will take a 130-plus mile journey to Carson, Calif. to face MLS side, L.A. Galaxy, at the Chargers’ new home, the StubHub Center, for a friendly match this Tuesday, Feb.7. The matchup has been referred to as the “Clasico of the Californias” in recent years….

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Tijuana Xolos Week 5 Recap: Xolos Get Historic 4-2 Victory at The Nou Camp

February 5, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos were facing heavy odds heading into this week five game against Club Leon away from home. Miguel Herrera’s side, just based on pure form, were the clear favorites in this match. But the fact that the game was at the Nou Camp in Leon, changed the odds. The Xolos had never won a game at the Nou Camp in a first division match before this one, and…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 5 Preview: “Each Game is a Different Story For Us”

February 4, 2017

Game: Club Leon vs Tijuana Xolos When: Saturday Feb. 4 Time: 5:06 P.M. PST Where: Nou Camp TV: Galavision   Club Tijuana will face perhaps its biggest task of this Clausura 2017 tournament when they travel to the Nou Camp to face Club Leon this Saturday. The Xolos have never won a game in Leon, losing all six encounters they have had at the Nou Camp. Tijuana Xolos Miguel Herrera…

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Tijuana Xolos History Lesson #1: Raul Enriquez

February 3, 2017

With the MLS fever brewing in the city of San Diego, many people from the region are just starting to get into the team from across the border, the Tijuana Xolos. In fact, many are just getting into the game of soccer in general. The sport is growing in popularity in the U.S. This particular Xolos history piece will showcase a player, figure, or event from Tijuana Xolos history that…

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San Diego Padres Winter League Update #7

February 2, 2017

  Most San Diego Padres players wrapped up their winter league play a few weeks back. However, there are a few players worth noting who are still finishing up play in Australia or starting their Caribbean Series campaign. River Stevens 2B Stevens finished up his ABL season quite well, batting .313, with a home run, 12 RBI, and a .353 OBP. The Canberra Cavalry were not good enough for the…

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Yasser Corona Suffers Career-Threatening Injury in Xolos 2-1 Win

February 1, 2017

  The biggest news from last night’s Tijuana Xolos game against Correcaminos UAT was not the 2-1 scoreline, but rather an incident that occurred in the 88th minute of the game. A clash between Correcaminos’ Eduardo Juarez and Tijuana’s Yasser Corona resulted in a convulsion for Corona which led him to the emergency room at the Hospital Angeles in Tijuana. Shortly after the game Miguel Herrera did confirm that the…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 3 Copa MX Recap: Xolos Finish Game With Eight Men but Win 2-1

February 1, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos finally achieved their first three points of the Copa Corona MX this Tuesday, January 31, as they beat second division side, Correcaminos UAT 2-1 in Tijuana. The win was far from easy in this clash between the two border cities of Tijuana and Tamaulipas. The Xolos used this battle for charity, as they raised 13 tons of grains to help people in need. Tickets to the game…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 3 Copa MX Preview: Xolos face Correcaminos UAT at Estadio Caliente

January 30, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Correcaminos UAT When: Tuesday Jan. 31 Time: 7:00 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Caliente TV: ESPN Deportes Tijuana Xolos   After a bye in week two of the Copa Corona MX, the Tijuana Xolos will resume their campaign in week three of the competition, facing second division, Correcaminos UAT, this Tuesday. The Xolos started the #XUnaToneladaDeAyuda campaign for this game in which they will give fans a…

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What the USA vs Serbia Friendly Means for MLS in San Diego

January 30, 2017

The recent move by the San Diego Chargers to the city of Los Angeles has sprouted a growing interest in soccer in the city of San Diego. Many questions have arisen whether San Diego can be an MLS city and if there will be enough support for the team. Well, the international-friendly match between the United States Men’s National team and the Serbia Men’s National team on Sunday, January 29…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 4 Recap: Xolos get “Unjust” Win Against Cruz Azul

January 28, 2017

  The game of soccer can be the most unfair sport of all. You can have all of the possession in the world, more shots than your opponent, and play much better, only to lose the game by just one goal. Cruz Azul’s manager, Paco Jemez, described their defeat in Tijuana as “unjust”. This arguably is accurate, but the important thing is that Miguel Herrera and the Xolos secured the…

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