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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Tijuana Xolos Week 15 Preview: Tijuana & Toluca Battle for First Place at Estadio Caliente

April 21, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Toluca When: Friday, April 21 Where: Estadio Caliente Time: 7:00 P.M. PST TV: Azteca America The Tijuana Xolos will take part in what is set to be one of the best matches of this week 15 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017. First place Toluca, who has 26 points, will visit the Estadio Caliente this Friday, April 2,1 to take on the second place Tijuana Xolos….

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Tijuana Xolos Week 14 Recap: Xolos Take Three Points at Chiapas & Take Second Place in Liga MX

April 17, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos played their Liga MX Clausura 2017 week 14 match last Saturday, April 15, visiting Chiapas at the Estadio Victor Manuel Reyna. The encounter was set to be a mismatch, with Tijuana being the team with the most goals scored in the Liga MX, and Chiapas being the team that has conceded the most goals in the league. The Aztec Canines were missing some key players in this…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 10 Recap: Xolos Win Away From Home, Despite Red Card

April 13, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos visited Queretaro this Wednesday, April 12, to play the postponed week 10 match of the Liga MX Clausura 2017. The entire week 10 of the Liga MX had been postponed because of a strike by the referees. The matches were disputed this week from Tuesday, April 11 to Thursday, April 13 before the week 14 matches on the weekend. The Xolos were missing Victor Aguilera and Michael…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 10 Preview: Xolos Play Postponed Week 10 Match Against Queretaro

April 12, 2017

Game: Queretaro vs Tijuana Xolos When: Wednesday, April 12 Where: Estadio Corregidora Time: 5:00 P.M. PST TV: Univision Deportes The Tijuana Xolos will have two Liga MX games this week; today on Wednesday, April 12, and on Saturday, April 15. The game this Wednesday will be a part of the week 10 that was postponed due to a strike by the referees. The Xolos will play Queretaro away from home…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 13 Preview: Rematch Between Xolos & Club America at Estadio Caliente

April 7, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Club America When: Friday, April 7 Where: Estadio Caliente Time: 7:00 P.M. PST TV: Azteca America The Tijuana Xolos will play Club America in week 13 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017. The teams faced each other earlier this year in the Copa MX competition. Club Tijuana did get the slight edge in that game, winning 1-0 with a goal by San Diego native, Paul Arriola….

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Tijuana Xolos Week 12 Recap: Lajud & Hurtado Emerge as Heroes in Hard-Fought 3-3 Draw to Atlas

April 2, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos traveled to Guadalajara this Saturday, April 1, to face Atlas at the Estadio Jalisco in the week 12 game of the Liga MX Clausura 2017. The game was set to be a hard-fought encounter and quite a difficult one for the border city side. The Xolos were going to be missing manager, Miguel Herrera and midfielder, Guido Rodriguez in the game due to suspensions received in the…

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