Tijuana Xolos Week 8 Recap: Home-Field Advantage

February 25, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos faced Monterrey at the Estadio Caliente this 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 being 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…


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 7 Recap: Xolos Lose 3-0 Lead In 25 Minutes, Tie 3-3 Against Pumas UNAM

February 19, 2017

Club Tijuana faced its toughest task of this Liga MX Clausura 2017. The Xolos played one of the ‘big four’, Pumas UNAM, away from home at the Estadio Olimpico Universitario. The match was predicted to be one of the best of this week seven of the competition, and it did not disappoint. The game ended in a hard-fought 3-3 encounter, which could have been worse for the Xolos. Miguel Herrera…


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…


A Brief Profile of Tijuana Xolos’ Coach Miguel Herrera

February 14, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos are in 2nd place with 12 points after six Liga Mx games this season. Although there’s been personnel turnover, the one thing that’s been steady is Coach Miguel Herrera. He is somewhat of a celebrity south of the border because of his fiery personality and successful career; maybe a good comparison in American sports would be Michigan head football coach, Jim Harbaugh. But in order to get…


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 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…