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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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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Tijuana Xolos: Paul Arriola Talks to EVT Ahead of The Liga MX Playoffs

May 9, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos wrapped up the Liga MX Clausura 2017 regular season this past Saturday, May 6. The Aztec Canines finished on a high note, defeating Veracruz 1-0 at the Estadio Caliente. After the game, Chula Vista native, Paul Arriola, talked to EVT about the game, his take on this season, and about the playoffs. Arriola played the entire first half of the game in his team’s victory. The former…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 17 Recap: Xolos End Season With Historic First Place Finish; Chavez Emerges as Unlikely Hero

May 7, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos played their last regular season game of the Liga MX Clausura 2017 this past Saturday, May 6, against Veracruz at the Estadio Caliente. Heading into it, the match was an important one for numerous reasons. Specifically, for the Xolos, the win in this encounter would secure a first-place finish and a boost of momentum heading into the playoffs. Miguel Herrera presented a 4-4-2 formation and a similar…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 17 Preview: Xolos Finish Off Season at Home vs Veracruz

May 6, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Veracruz When: Saturday, May 6, 2017 Where: Estadio Caliente Time: 7:00 P.M. PST The regular season of the Liga MX Clausura 2017 is coming to an end. This Saturday, May 6, the Tijuana Xolos will play their final regular season game of the tournament at home against Veracruz. The Xolos and Miguel Herrera will be looking to finish in first place while Veracruz is a side…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 16 Recap: The Xolos Played Like Chihuahuas Against Ferocious Felines

April 29, 2017

The Xolos traveled to Monterrey for their week 16 matchup in the Liga MX Clausura 2017. The Aztec Canines faced Tigres UANL in what was set to be a very tough encounter for Miguel Herrera’s men. This was Herrera’s first game after a five-game suspension that kept “El Piojo” out of the sidelines. Miguel Herrera went with a box standard 4-4-2 formation for the encounter. Gibran Lajud was of course…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 16 Preview: Xolos Take On Powerhouse, Tigres UANL Away From Home

April 29, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Tigres UANL When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 Where: Estadio Universitario Time: 5:00 P.M. PST TV: Univision Deportes   The Liga MX Clausura 2017 is coming down to its final couple of weeks of regular season play. This will be the penultimate game of the Xolos’ Liga MX campaign. The Aztec Canines will travel to Monterrey to take on Tigres UANL at the Estadio Universitario this Saturday,…

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The Curse of the ‘Superlider’: How Finishing in First Place can be Detrimental for The Tijuana Xolos

April 28, 2017

  The Liga MX is among the most unpredictable soccer leagues in the world. The playoffs of the Liga MX or the ‘liguilla’ is even more unpredictable and is a league of its own. It does not matter where you finish in the Liga MX, in first or eighth, once the playoffs start, you have a chance at the title. For years, there has been this superstition that the team…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 15 Recap: Xolos Defeat Diablos, Take First Place & Secure Playoff Berth

April 22, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos played their week 15 match against Toluca this Friday, April 22. The match was set to be one of the best of this weekend, between first place Toluca and the second place Tijuana Xolos. This was the fifth and final game that head coach Miguel Herrera would miss due to suspension. Herrera went with a lineup that had two peculiar exclusions. “El Piojo” utilized a 4-4-2 formation…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 15 Preview: Tijuana & Toluca Battle for First Place at Estadio Caliente

April 21, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Toluca When: Friday, April 21 Where: Estadio Caliente Time: 7:00 P.M. PST TV: Azteca America The Tijuana Xolos will take part in what is set to be one of the best matches of this week 15 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017. First place Toluca, who has 26 points, will visit the Estadio Caliente this Friday, April 2,1 to take on the second place Tijuana Xolos….

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Tijuana Xolos: Possible Replacements for Miguel Herrera, Aviles Hurtado and Guido Rodriguez

April 20, 2017

It seems inevitable that Miguel Herrera will abandon the Tijuana Xolos to join his former team, Club America. “El Piojo” experienced one of the most thrilling Liga MX finals with ‘Las Aguilas’ in the Clausura 2013 tournament, defeating Cruz Azul and since then has had a love affair with the Mexico City team. It has been rumored nearly the whole season that Miguel Herrera will go back to the capital,…

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