Tijuana Xolos: Eduardo Coudet Begins Era with a Victory in Ensenada

July 1, 2017

  This Friday, June 31 Eduardo Coudet officially began his reign with the Tijuana Xolos as the border city side traveled a couple of hours south to face Cuervos JAP for a friendly match in Ensenada. The match was the first friendly match for the Xolos this offseason, and the first official match for Eduardo Coudet who is now in charge of Club Tijuana. This was set to be a…


Tijuana Xolos Solidify Defense with Alejandro Donatti Signing

June 28, 2017

This Tuesday, June 27, the signing of the Argentine defender, Alejandro Donatti, was officially announced by the Tijuana Xolos. The 30-year-old centre-back came over from Flamengo in Brazil and should help build a more formidable defense for Eduardo Coudet in the Liga MX Apertura 2017. The Argentine has had a respectable career, dating back to 2008, when he received his first minutes in professional soccer with the Argentine club, Bocas…


Tijuana Xolos: Gustavo Bou is Now Officially a Tijuana Xolo

June 26, 2017

This Monday, June 26, the Tijuana Xolos officially announced the signing of one of their top signings this off-season, Gustavo Bou. The move had been speculated for weeks, and the border city side finally made the signing official. Bou is Argentine and is coming from Racing Club de Avellaneda in the Argentine Primera Division. The 27-year-old striker had a solid 2016-2017 season, being one of the top scorers in Argentina…


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…


Tijuana Xolos: Coudet Brings in Midfielder from Chile and is Close to Signing Defender from Brazil

June 23, 2017

Eduardo Coudet has begun his international signings this off-season by bringing in his first official signing to Tijuana from the international market. This Thursday, June 22, it was officially announced by Club Tijuana that midfielder Enzo Kalinski was coming over from Chilean club, Universidad Catolica. Kalinski, 30, is Argentine, as the trend has been this off-season in the Xolos’ signings and is a box-to-box midfielder with greater defensive capabilities than…


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…


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…


Tijuana Xolos: Unofficial Signings Will Bolster the Attack

June 17, 2017

  Eduardo Coudet was not very busy picking up players at the Liga MX Draft. Most of the players the Argentine brought into the border city were role players to add depth to the squad. Coudet must now go to the international market to try to replace the key players that Tijuana lost in the draft. There are currently three players that already have a foot in the door with…


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…


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….


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…