Tijuana Xolos Liga MX AP 2017 Week 1 Preview: Xolos Host One of the “Big Four” to Kick Off Apertura 2017

July 21, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Cruz Azul Where: Estadio Caliente When: Friday, July 21, 2017 Time: 7:00 PM Pacific TV: Univision Deportes It is time for another Liga MX tournament. The unpredictability, passion, and excitement of Mexico’s top soccer league is back. The Tijuana Xolos will kick off the Apertura 2017 tournament at home and will have exclusive guests at the Estadio Caliente as the Xolos will host one of the…


Tijuana Xolos: The Top Five Argentine Players to Play for the Xolos

July 20, 2017

There is Argentine flavor surrounding the border city of Tijuana as the Xolos gear up for the Apertura 2017 tournament. The new manager for Club Tijuana, Eduardo Coudet, hails from the South American country, as do 10 players on the active roster. Coudet has brought in four Argentine players this off-season, including two of the team’s top signings in Gustavo Bou and Damian Musto. After this season, heroes can be…


Tijuana Xolos: Is Juan Martin Lucero Due for a Breakout Season?

July 17, 2017

There have been signings this off-season that may be overshadowing the talent that the Tijuana Xolos already have on their current roster. Particularly in the attack, the splash signing of Gustavo Bou from the Argentine League has left many forgetting about Juan Martin Lucero. The 25-year-old striker came over from the Malaysian League, and there was a concern initially if he could adapt to the Liga MX coming over from…


An Interview with Xolos’ Announcer Nate Abaurrea

July 13, 2017

On Monday night, I had the pleasure of interviewing the voice of the Tijuana Xolos in English, Nate Abaurrea. I was curious to know how Nate fell in love with “the beautiful game” of soccer. In this profile, our readers will find out how a Northern California native has become a regional soccer voice. We talked about many topics, some of which will not be featured in this piece, but…


Tijuana Xolos: Will Damian Musto Replace Guido Rodriguez or Be Another Jorge Ortiz?

July 12, 2017

One of the more vital signings this off-season for Eduardo Coudet and the Tijuana Xolos was the addition of Damian Musto. The 30-year-old is set to be the replacement for one of the most important players on Tijuana last season, Guido Rodriguez. Rodriguez, of course, left the border city to join Club America in Mexico City along with defender, Carlos Vargas and manager, Miguel Herrera. The Xolos’ new manager, Eduardo…


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…