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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Tijuana Xolos Copa MX Playoffs Recap: Xolos Advance to Quarterfinals After Beating Club America

March 9, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos hosted Club America at the Estadio Caliente for a Copa MX playoff round of 16 match this Wednesday, March 8. The city of Tijuana was buzzing with the presence of arguably the biggest soccer team in Mexico. There was a sold-out crowd at the Estadio Caliente, with 27,333 fans filling the Mictlan. The presence of Club America was huge at the stadium, with the loudness of the…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 9 Recap: Xolos Lose 3-2 at the Estadio Caliente

March 4, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos hosted Pachuca this Friday, March 3, at the Estadio Caliente. The match was set to be one of the best of week 9 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017, with the Xolos in first place and Pachuca in third place. The game did not disappoint in front of a sold-out crowd at the Estadio Caliente, being an exciting hard-fought encounter. Miguel Herrera recently has been changing up…

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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 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…

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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…

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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…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 3 Copa MX Recap: Xolos Finish Game With Eight Men but Win 2-1

February 1, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos finally achieved their first three points of the Copa Corona MX this Tuesday, January 31, as they beat second division side, Correcaminos UAT 2-1 in Tijuana. The win was far from easy in this clash between the two border cities of Tijuana and Tamaulipas. The Xolos used this battle for charity, as they raised 13 tons of grains to help people in need. Tickets to the game…

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