Xolos’ Paul Arriola Will Play on Men’s U.S. National Team

March 28, 2017

  Paul Arriola. WOW. Just WOW. Every now and then I get reminded why I fell in love with sports many years ago. Sometimes it’s a game like game 7 of the 2016 World Series that does the trick. But more often than not, it is a story of a guy that believed in himself when nobody else did, that comes to the forefront. This time we’re going to take…

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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…

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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…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 11 Preview: Xolos Host Santos Laguna at the Estadio Caliente

March 17, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Santos Laguna When: Friday March 17 Time: 8:00 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Caliente TV: Azteca America After week 10 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017 was postponed due to a strike by the referees, soccer is back in the Liga MX. This will be the sixth straight game at the Estadio Caliente in all competitions, and it should be a great match between two teams looking to…

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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…

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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…

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LIGA MX Referees on Strike, No Xolos Game this Weekend

March 12, 2017

Week 10 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017 has been postponed until further notice because the referees have gone on strike. The Tijuana Xolos did not play this weekend, along with all other teams in the Liga MX. The problem at hand is respect towards the match officials. This has been an ongoing problem in the Liga MX for years now, but just recently the problem really got out of…

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Tijuana Xolos Copa MX Playoffs Round of 16 Preview: Xolos Face Club America in First Round of Playoffs

March 8, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Club America When: Wednesday March 8 2017 Time: 7:00 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Caliente TV: ESPN Deportes, Univision Deportes   The Tijuana Xolos are one of the only professional sports teams in the Tijuana/San Diego area where the playoffs are a constant thing. This Wednesday, we get the first whiff of the playoffs this tournament, as the Xolos will host Club America in the round of…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 9 Preview: Xolos Look to Remain in First Place After Clash with Pachuca

March 3, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Pachuca When: Friday March 3 2017 Time: 7:00 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Caliente TV: Azteca America The Xolos will face Pachuca this Friday to kick off the week 9 action of the Liga MX Clausura 2017. The clash is set to be one of the best of this week between Club Tijuana, in first place, and Pachuca, in third place. Only two points separate the ‘Tuzos’…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 6 Copa MX Recap: Xolos Qualify to The Round of 16

March 1, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos played in their fourth and final match of the group stage phase of the Copa Corona MX this Tuesday, February 28 at the Estadio Caliente. The Xolos won the game 2-1 against the Cimarrones de Sonora in what was a thrilling contest at the Estadio Caliente. With the victory, the Aztec Canines are one of the top teams in the competition, accumulating nine points, topping group 1…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 6 Copa MX Preview: Xolos Face Cimarrones de Sonora at Home

February 28, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Cimarrones de Sonora When: Tuesday Feb. 28 Time: 7:00 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Caliente TV: ESPN Deportes   The Copa Corona MX is winding down, as week 6 will be the last week of the group stage of the tournament. We head into the knockout stages or the playoffs. Nearly all of the fixtures for the playoffs are undecided as many teams can sneak into the…

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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…

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