It’s Time for Miguel Herrera to Grow Up

March 19, 2017

  I hate when I give people credit for doing something well and then, almost immediately, they take a crap on their good actions. Last month, I wrote how Xolos’ manager, Miguel Herrera, had finally grown up after his many blow-ups. I wrote in that piece for EVT that if he remained on his best behavior, the Xolos could become champions at the end of the season. On Friday, after…


Tijuana Xolos Week 11 Recap: Frustrated Fueled Night Ends in Intense 1-1 Draw at Estadio Caliente

March 18, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos hosted Santos Laguna in week 11 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017 this March 17, 2017. It was a vibrant night at the Estadio Caliente with the atmosphere of a playoff game. The home support is, of course, always an advantage to the Xoloitzcuintles, but there was a decent number of Santos Laguna fans present at the Mictlan. Joe Corona was going to miss the game because of…


Copa MX Playoffs Quarterfinals Recap: “It’s a failure, of course it’s a failure”

March 15, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos played in the quarterfinals of the Copa MX competition against Monarcas Morelia this Tuesday, March 14 at the Estadio Caliente. The match was set to be a mismatch between two teams on opposite sides of the spectrum in the Liga MX, with the Xolos fighting for the title and Morelia fighting for relegation. Miguel Herrera continued with his now trusty 4-3-3 formation: Gibran Lajud in net, with…


Tijuana Xolos Copa MX Playoffs Preview: Xolos Face Monarcas Morelia at Home in Quarterfinals

March 14, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs When: Tuesday March 14 Time: 8:00 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Caliente TV: Univision Deportes   After week 10 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017 was postponed due to a strike by the referees, soccer is back in Mexico. Tuesday will present two quarterfinal matches of the Copa MX competition, one of which will be between the Tijuana Xolos and Monarcas Morelia at the Estadio Caliente. The…


Tijuana Xolos Week 8 Recap: Home-Field Advantage

February 25, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos faced Monterrey at the Estadio Caliente last Friday, February 24. The game kicked off week 8 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017. The Xolos won by a score of 2-0 and were very dominant in the game. There are interesting things to discuss from the game. The first is the lineup that Miguel Herrera presented. Herrera went with the 4-3-3 lineup for the first tie in this…


Tijuana Xolos Week 8 Preview: Xolos Take On Fourth Place, Monterrey at Home

February 24, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Monterrey When: Friday Feb. 24 Time: 7:00 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Caliente TV: Azteca America   The Tijuana Xolos will have a tough task Friday at the Estadio Caliente, as they will face fourth place Monterrey in what should be a great match. Club Tijuana is currently in third place with 13 points, just ahead of Monterrey who also has 13 points. The Xoloitzcuintles slight advantage…


Tijuana Xolos Week 5 Copa MX Recap: Xolos Defeat Correcaminos UAT 1-0

February 22, 2017

  The Tijuana Xolos traveled to Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas to face Correcaminos UAT at the Estadio Marte R. Gomez in the Copa Corona MX this Tuesday, February 21. This was the second time the Xolitzcuintles faced the Correcaminos in the competition, the first game being a 2-1 victory for Club Tijuana at the Estadio Caliente. Miguel Herrera went with an interesting lineup for the match, considering the game was of…