Tijuana Xolos Week 5 Copa MX Preview: Rematch Against Correcaminos UAT, Away From Home

February 21, 2017

Game: Correcaminos UAT vs Tijuana Xolos When: Tuesday Feb. 21 Time: 7:00 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Marte Rodolfo Gomez Segura TV: ESPN Deportes The Copa Corona MX is dwindling down to its last few weeks of regular season play and moving on to the playoffs. The Xolos are in group one of the competition, with two second division sides in Correcaminos UAT and Sonora accompanying them. The Aztec Canines are…


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…


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 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…


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…


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…


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…


Tijuana Xolos Week 4 Preview: Xolos Play Cruz Azul at Estadio Caliente

January 27, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Cruz Azul When: Friday Jan. 27 Time: 7:00 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Caliente TV: Azteca America   The Tijuana Xolos will have a tough task in week 4 of the Liga MX Clasura 2017 as they will take on one of the ‘big four’ of Mexican soccer in Cruz Azul. Both teams are completely distinct from the Apertura 2016 tournament. The Xolos are minus Dayro Moreno…


Tijuana Xolos Week 3 Recap: Americans Play Key Role In Tijuana Xolos’ 1-0 Win Against Chivas

January 22, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos have not dominated another club in their short history like they have against Chivas de Guadalajara. The team which has existed for over 100 years (Chivas) has still not been able to defeat the team that has only existed for less than a decade (Xolos), since 2011.The streak continued for the Xolos on Saturday night, when they beat Guadalajara by the score of 1-0. Tijuana’s manager, Miguel…


Tijuana Xolos Week 3 Preview: Xolos Take On Chivas Away From Home

January 21, 2017

Game: Chivas de Guadalajara vs Tijuana Xolos When: Saturday Jan. 21 Time: 7:06 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Chivas TV: Univision Deportes Tijuana Xolos The Xolos have yet to face a true task this season. In the Liga MX, they have faced, arguably, two of the worst sides in the competition in Monarcas Morelia and Puebla F.C. In their Copa MX debut last Tuesday, Tijuana fell 1-0, to second division side,…