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…

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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…

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Tijuana Xolos: Dayro Moreno Ends Season as Top Scorer & Champion in Colombia

June 20, 2017

  At the beginning of the Liga MX Clausura 2017 tournament, the Tijuana Xolos suffered a huge loss to their squad. It was announced that Tijuana’s top scorer and superstar, Dayro Moreno, was going to depart the border city side and go back home to play in Colombia. Moreno joined one of the most potent teams in his home country, Atletico Nacional. The team from Medellin had won the Copa…

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Tijuana Xolos: Who Are the Xolos’ New Signings?

June 16, 2017

  The Tijuana Xolos have had a busy off-season so far that has been highlighted by the players the team has lost, rather than the players the team has brought in. The Aztec Canines will be without Milton Caraglio, Aviles Hurtado, and Guido Rodriguez, who were among the best players on the border city side during the Clausura 2017 tournament. So far, the new manager, Eduardo Coudet, has not done…

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Tijuana Xolos: Miguel Herrera Left His Mark on Tijuana

May 31, 2017

The Xolos and the city of Tijuana lost an iconic figure, as Miguel Herrera was announced as the new manager of Club America on May 30. “El Piojo” had become the face of the franchise, far more than any player, and he was a celebrity in the city of Tijuana. Everyone knew who “El Piojo” was, from the most casual fan to the ultras, from my grandmother to my colleagues….

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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…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX Playoffs Recap: Xolos End Season with Lackluster Performance

May 21, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos played the second leg of their semi-final matchup against Tigres UANL this Sunday, May 21, at the Estadio Caliente. The game was set to be an exciting duel, but it was almost set in stone that Tigres UANL were going to be the team that moved on to the final. The atmosphere was vibrant, worthy of the magnitude of the encounter. Miguel Herrera went with a 4-4-2…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX Playoffs Recap: Xolos Move Step Closer to Elimination

May 19, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos played the first leg of their semi-final matchup against Tigres UANL this Thursday, May 18, at the Estadio Universitario in Monterrey. Unlike other games in the past, the Xolos were going into this match as the underdogs and were not expected to get a favorable result. Miguel Herrera did switch it up for this encounter and decided to go with a 5-3-2 formation. Gibran Lajud was in…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 16 Recap: The Xolos Played Like Chihuahuas Against Ferocious Felines

April 29, 2017

The Xolos traveled to Monterrey for their week 16 matchup in the Liga MX Clausura 2017. The Aztec Canines faced Tigres UANL in what was set to be a very tough encounter for Miguel Herrera’s men. This was Herrera’s first game after a five-game suspension that kept “El Piojo” out of the sidelines. Miguel Herrera went with a box standard 4-4-2 formation for the encounter. Gibran Lajud was of course…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 16 Preview: Xolos Take On Powerhouse, Tigres UANL Away From Home

April 29, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Tigres UANL When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 Where: Estadio Universitario Time: 5:00 P.M. PST TV: Univision Deportes   The Liga MX Clausura 2017 is coming down to its final couple of weeks of regular season play. This will be the penultimate game of the Xolos’ Liga MX campaign. The Aztec Canines will travel to Monterrey to take on Tigres UANL at the Estadio Universitario this Saturday,…

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The Curse of the ‘Superlider’: How Finishing in First Place can be Detrimental for The Tijuana Xolos

April 28, 2017

  The Liga MX is among the most unpredictable soccer leagues in the world. The playoffs of the Liga MX or the ‘liguilla’ is even more unpredictable and is a league of its own. It does not matter where you finish in the Liga MX, in first or eighth, once the playoffs start, you have a chance at the title. For years, there has been this superstition that the team…

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