SD/TJ Soccer February Review: Moving on Up

March 7, 2018

The last week of February gave soccer fans in San Diego plenty to celebrate. Club Tijuana defeated Honduran team Motagua to reach the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League, the San Diego Sockers will begin their hunt for a fifteenth MASL title this month, and 1904 FC is in the process of joining the USL to begin playing in 2019. Club Tijuana The Aztec Canines ended an up-and-down February by…


It’s Time for Miguel Herrera to Grow Up

March 19, 2017

  I hate when I give people credit for doing something well and then, almost immediately, they take a crap on their good actions. Last month, I wrote how Xolos’ manager, Miguel Herrera, had finally grown up after his many blow-ups. I wrote in that piece for EVT that if he remained on his best behavior, the Xolos could become champions at the end of the season. On Friday, after…


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…


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…


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…


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…