Tijuana Xolos: Matias Pisano Deserves a Chance to be in the Starting 11

July 25, 2017

Club Tijuana began its Apertura 2017 campaign with a lackluster 2-0 loss against Cruz Azul at the Estadio Caliente. The team clearly needs some modifications in players or in formation to improve this week and fight for the three points against Necaxa away from home. One of the more disappointing players on the pitch was right-midfielder Mauricio Cuero. The Colombian winger looked nonexistent in his 61 minutes of play, not…


Tijuana Xolos Liga MX AP 2017 Week 1 Recap: Xolos Start Up Apertura 2017 With Disappointing Loss Against Cruz Azul

July 22, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos started up their Apertura 2017 campaign this Friday, July 21, at the Estadio Caliente against Cruz Azul. The entire city of Tijuana was buzzing for the new season to kick off at the border city fortress and the fans were anticipating a lot from Eduardo Coudet and the rebuilt Tijuana Xolos. A transitional phase without Miguel Herrera, Aviles Hurtado, or Guido Rodriguez was underway in Tijuana, and…


Tijuana Xolos Liga MX AP 2017 Week 1 Preview: Xolos Host One of the “Big Four” to Kick Off Apertura 2017

July 21, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Cruz Azul Where: Estadio Caliente When: Friday, July 21, 2017 Time: 7:00 PM Pacific TV: Univision Deportes It is time for another Liga MX tournament. The unpredictability, passion, and excitement of Mexico’s top soccer league is back. The Tijuana Xolos will kick off the Apertura 2017 tournament at home and will have exclusive guests at the Estadio Caliente as the Xolos will host one of the…


Tijuana Xolos: Is Juan Martin Lucero Due for a Breakout Season?

July 17, 2017

There have been signings this off-season that may be overshadowing the talent that the Tijuana Xolos already have on their current roster. Particularly in the attack, the splash signing of Gustavo Bou from the Argentine League has left many forgetting about Juan Martin Lucero. The 25-year-old striker came over from the Malaysian League, and there was a concern initially if he could adapt to the Liga MX coming over from…


Tijuana Xolos: Will Damian Musto Replace Guido Rodriguez or Be Another Jorge Ortiz?

July 12, 2017

One of the more vital signings this off-season for Eduardo Coudet and the Tijuana Xolos was the addition of Damian Musto. The 30-year-old is set to be the replacement for one of the most important players on Tijuana last season, Guido Rodriguez. Rodriguez, of course, left the border city to join Club America in Mexico City along with defender, Carlos Vargas and manager, Miguel Herrera. The Xolos’ new manager, Eduardo…


Tijuana Xolos: Eduardo Coudet Begins Era with a Victory in Ensenada

July 1, 2017

  This Friday, June 31 Eduardo Coudet officially began his reign with the Tijuana Xolos as the border city side traveled a couple of hours south to face Cuervos JAP for a friendly match in Ensenada. The match was the first friendly match for the Xolos this offseason, and the first official match for Eduardo Coudet who is now in charge of Club Tijuana. This was set to be a…


Tijuana Xolos Solidify Defense with Alejandro Donatti Signing

June 28, 2017

This Tuesday, June 27, the signing of the Argentine defender, Alejandro Donatti, was officially announced by the Tijuana Xolos. The 30-year-old centre-back came over from Flamengo in Brazil and should help build a more formidable defense for Eduardo Coudet in the Liga MX Apertura 2017. The Argentine has had a respectable career, dating back to 2008, when he received his first minutes in professional soccer with the Argentine club, Bocas…


Tijuana Xolos: Gustavo Bou is Now Officially a Tijuana Xolo

June 26, 2017

This Monday, June 26, the Tijuana Xolos officially announced the signing of one of their top signings this off-season, Gustavo Bou. The move had been speculated for weeks, and the border city side finally made the signing official. Bou is Argentine and is coming from Racing Club de Avellaneda in the Argentine Primera Division. The 27-year-old striker had a solid 2016-2017 season, being one of the top scorers in Argentina…


Tijuana Xolos: Eduardo Coudet has Found His New Right-Back in Argentina

June 25, 2017

Looking at the Xolos’ roster, it was obvious that Eduardo Coudet needed a new right-back to suit his upbeat style of play. The American, Michael Orozco, had done a superb job in the position in the Clausura 2017 campaign, but was a much more defensive option who lacked speed running up and down the wings. Paul Arriola could play that role, but it is unclear if Coudet trusts the Chula…


Tijuana Xolos: Eduardo Coudet Should Look for a New Full-Back

June 22, 2017

A new era has begun in Tijuana with Eduardo Coudet in charge of the Xolos. A different playing style than that of Miguel Herrera will be played in the border city. The Argentine manager has been described as aggressive and offensive in his playing style, like many of his countrymen. This means that the Xolos will need to be revamped to play this style of soccer with a few new…


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…