Tijuana Xolos Week 7 Preview: Xolos Travel To Mexico City To Face Pumas UNAM

February 18, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Pumas UNAM When: Sunday Feb. 19 Time: 10:00 A.M. PST Where: Estadio Olimpico Universitario TV: Univision Deportes The Tijuana Xolos will be featured in one of the best matchups in this week seven of the Liga MX Clausura 2017. The Xolos travel to Mexico City to play one of the ‘big four’ in Pumas UNAM at the Estadio Olimpico Universitario. Tijuana is currently in second place…


Tijuana Xolos’ Aviles Hurtado to Play for The Mexico National Soccer Team?

February 13, 2017

  On Friday, February 10, the coach of the Mexico National Soccer Team, Juan Carlos Osorio, made a special appearance at the Xolos vs Necaxa game at the Estadio Caliente. It is a rare occurrence for a head coach of a national team to be present at a Liga MX match. Osorio had to be there for a purpose, specifically to see players who could potentially play for the Mexican…


Tijuana Xolos Week 6 Recap: “The Luck of a Goalkeeper” & Missed Opportunities

February 11, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos suffered their second defeat of the season on Friday, February 10, when they fell by a score of 2-1 against Necaxa in front of a sold-out crowd at the Estadio Caliente. Miguel Herrera went with a box-standard 4-4-2 formation in the game with the absence of Michael Orozco in the lineup. Gibran Lajud was in net. The defense was made up of Juan Carlos Nunez, Juan Carlos…


Xolos’ Yasser Corona Released from Hospital

February 10, 2017

Tijuana Xolos’ defender, Yasser Corona, has made progress since his injury and has been released from the hospital. Corona suffered a severe cervical injury when he crashed into Correcaminos’ player, Eduardo Juarez, in a Copa Corona MX match between the Xolos and Correcaminos UAT on January 31. The injury required cervical spine surgery, and it has been a steady recovering process since then. The Mexican defender has received plenty of…


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…


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…


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….


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…


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…


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…


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…