Tijuana Xolos: Miguel Herrera Left His Mark on Tijuana

May 31, 2017

The Xolos and the city of Tijuana lost an iconic figure, as Miguel Herrera was announced as the new manager of Club America on May 30. “El Piojo” had become the face of the franchise, far more than any player, and he was a celebrity in the city of Tijuana. Everyone knew who “El Piojo” was, from the most casual fan to the ultras, from my grandmother to my colleagues….

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Tijuana Xolos: El Piojo Out, El Chacho In

May 27, 2017

  The Tijuana Xolos made a notable change to its team this Friday, May 26 as Eduardo “El Chacho” Coudet was announced as Miguel Herrera’s replacement as the head coach for next season. Miguel Herrera has agreed to a move to Club America and the Xolos found a replacement in Coudet. This move had been rumored for several months, but just became official Friday. The Argentine coach is a bit…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX Playoffs Recap: Xolos End Season with Lackluster Performance

May 21, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos played the second leg of their semi-final matchup against Tigres UANL this Sunday, May 21, at the Estadio Caliente. The game was set to be an exciting duel, but it was almost set in stone that Tigres UANL were going to be the team that moved on to the final. The atmosphere was vibrant, worthy of the magnitude of the encounter. Miguel Herrera went with a 4-4-2…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX Playoffs Preview: Xolos Look for Seemingly Impossible Task at Home

May 21, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Tigres UANL When: Sunday, May 21, 2017 Where: Estadio Caliente Time: 6:00 P.M. PST TV: Azteca America The Tijuana Xolos will play the second leg of the semifinals series against Tigres UANL this Sunday, May 21, at the Estadio Caliente. The Xolos have a seemingly impossible task at hand and most people already have Tigres UANL with more than just a leg in the final. The…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX Playoffs Recap: Xolos Move Step Closer to Elimination

May 19, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos played the first leg of their semi-final matchup against Tigres UANL this Thursday, May 18, at the Estadio Universitario in Monterrey. Unlike other games in the past, the Xolos were going into this match as the underdogs and were not expected to get a favorable result. Miguel Herrera did switch it up for this encounter and decided to go with a 5-3-2 formation. Gibran Lajud was in…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX Playoffs Preview: Xolos Face Dangerous Tigres UANL in the Semifinals

May 18, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Tigres UANL When: Thursday, May 18, 2017 Where: Estadio Universitario Time: 7:30 P.M. PST TV: Univision Deportes The Tijuana Xolos have advanced to the semifinals of the competition and will now face one of the best teams in the southern hemisphere, Tigres UANL. The series will start in Monterrey at the Estadio Universitario and the Xolos will have an enormous test in this match. The Xolos…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX Playoffs Recap: Xolos Defeat Monarcas Morelia 2-0 and Advance to The Semifinals

May 14, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos played the second leg of their quarter-final matchup this Sunday, May 14, against Monarcas Morelia at the Estadio Caliente. The first leg between the two teams did not produce an exciting encounter, but this game was much different, resulting in a spectacle at the border city fortress. The first leg ended in a 1-0 defeat for Club Tijuana and the home side only needed to win by…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX Playoffs Preview: Xolos Must Play a Flawless Game at Home

May 14, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Monarcas Morelia When: Sunday, May 14, 2017 Where: Estadio Caliente Time: 6:00 P.M. PST TV: Azteca America   This Sunday, May 14, the Tijuana Xolos will play the second leg of the Liga MX quarterfinals matchup against Monarcas Morelia. The border city side lost the first leg of the matchup 1-0 away from home and will now need to play a flawless game at home to…

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Dominic Cheek & Jose Carlos Zesati Will Represent Tijuana Zonkeys In CIBACOPA All-Star Game

May 13, 2017

The CIBACOPA All-Star Game is coming up this Saturday, May 13, in Hermosillo, Sonora. The Tijuana Zonkeys will have two players that will represent them in Dominic Cheek and Jose Carlos Zesati. Cheek came to the Zonkeys later in the campaign but made an immediate impact and became a figure for the border city side. The former Villanova player has averaged 15.86 points per game in just seven games played…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX Playoffs Recap: Xolos Deliver Disappointing First Leg Away from Home

May 12, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos kicked off their Liga MX postseason campaign this Thursday, May 11, against Monarcas Morelia at the Estadio Morelos. The game was the first leg of a two-game series to decide which team will advance to the semifinals of the competition. The game was disappointing, to say the least, and did not offer the thrills that a Liga MX playoff game usually does. Miguel Herrera stuck with his…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX Playoffs Preview: Xolos Kick Off Quarterfinals Against Monarcas Morelia Away From Home

May 11, 2017

Game: Monarcas Morelia vs Tijuana Xolos When: Thursday, May 11, 2017 Where: Estadio Morelos Time: 5:30 P.M. PST TV: Azteca America The Liga MX Clausura 2017 playoffs are underway and the Xolos will kick off postseason play this Thursday, May 11. The Xolos finished in first place during the Clausura 2017 regular season and will take on Monarcas Morelia, who finished in eighth place. The matchup is set to be…

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