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 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 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 Set to Face L.A. Galaxy at StubHub Center in Friendly

February 7, 2017

Game: L.A. Galaxy vs Tijuana Xolos When: Tuesday Feb. 7 Time: 8:00 P.M. PST Where: StubHub Center, Carson, California TV: Spectrum SportsNet   The Xolos will take a 130-plus mile journey to Carson, Calif. to face MLS side, L.A. Galaxy, at the Chargers’ new home, the StubHub Center, for a friendly match this Tuesday, Feb.7. The matchup has been referred to as the “Clasico of the Californias” in recent years….


Tijuana Xolos Week 5 Preview: “Each Game is a Different Story For Us”

February 4, 2017

Game: Club Leon vs Tijuana Xolos When: Saturday Feb. 4 Time: 5:06 P.M. PST Where: Nou Camp TV: Galavision   Club Tijuana will face perhaps its biggest task of this Clausura 2017 tournament when they travel to the Nou Camp to face Club Leon this Saturday. The Xolos have never won a game in Leon, losing all six encounters they have had at the Nou Camp. Tijuana Xolos Miguel Herrera…


Tijuana Xolos History Lesson #1: Raul Enriquez

February 3, 2017

With the MLS fever brewing in the city of San Diego, many people from the region are just starting to get into the team from across the border, the Tijuana Xolos. In fact, many are just getting into the game of soccer in general. The sport is growing in popularity in the U.S. This particular Xolos history piece will showcase a player, figure, or event from Tijuana Xolos history that…


Yasser Corona Suffers Career-Threatening Injury in Xolos 2-1 Win

February 1, 2017

  The biggest news from last night’s Tijuana Xolos game against Correcaminos UAT was not the 2-1 scoreline, but rather an incident that occurred in the 88th minute of the game. A clash between Correcaminos’ Eduardo Juarez and Tijuana’s Yasser Corona resulted in a convulsion for Corona which led him to the emergency room at the Hospital Angeles in Tijuana. Shortly after the game Miguel Herrera did confirm that the…