Tijuana Xolos Liga MX CL 18 Week 6 Recap: Lajud Breaks Record as Tijuana Breaks Against Queretaro

February 10, 2018

  The Tijuana Xolos played their sixth game of the Liga MX Clausura 2018 on Friday at the Estadio Caliente against Queretaro. The atmosphere at the Estadio Caliente was vibrant as the Xolos’ fans paid tribute to Pablo Aguilar before the match, and there were more Queretaro fans than expected that added to the spectacle.   The Border City Dogs were the clear favorites heading into the encounter as the…


Top 3 Players in Club Tijuana’s History in Honor of 11th Anniversary

January 15, 2018

  Club Tijuana has gone a long way since playing their games at the CREA (Basically Tijuana’s YMCA). They celebrated their 11th anniversary yesterday. The Tijuana Xolos have a short, but successful history, gaining promotion to Mexico’s top league in 2011 and winning a Liga MX title shortly after in the 2012 Apertura season. The border city team has had some great players over the years like Pablo Aguilar, Cristian…


Friday’s Game is a Must-Win for the Tijuana Xolos

August 10, 2017

It’s been a tough start to the 2017 Apertura tournament for the Tijuana Xolos. After an off-season of high-profile transfers (specially from South America) and a new coach introduced, a lot of fans and media members were hoping for a successful tournament. Well that hasn’t been the case so far. I still believe that this team has what it takes to turn things around, but they will need to get…


Tijuana Xolos Week 16 Recap: The Xolos Played Like Chihuahuas Against Ferocious Felines

April 29, 2017

The Xolos traveled to Monterrey for their week 16 matchup in the Liga MX Clausura 2017. The Aztec Canines faced Tigres UANL in what was set to be a very tough encounter for Miguel Herrera’s men. This was Herrera’s first game after a five-game suspension that kept “El Piojo” out of the sidelines. Miguel Herrera went with a box standard 4-4-2 formation for the encounter. Gibran Lajud was of course…


Tijuana Xolos Week 16 Preview: Xolos Take On Powerhouse, Tigres UANL Away From Home

April 29, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Tigres UANL When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 Where: Estadio Universitario Time: 5:00 P.M. PST TV: Univision Deportes   The Liga MX Clausura 2017 is coming down to its final couple of weeks of regular season play. This will be the penultimate game of the Xolos’ Liga MX campaign. The Aztec Canines will travel to Monterrey to take on Tigres UANL at the Estadio Universitario this Saturday,…


Tijuana Xolos Week 15 Preview: Tijuana & Toluca Battle for First Place at Estadio Caliente

April 21, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Toluca When: Friday, April 21 Where: Estadio Caliente Time: 7:00 P.M. PST TV: Azteca America The Tijuana Xolos will take part in what is set to be one of the best matches of this week 15 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017. First place Toluca, who has 26 points, will visit the Estadio Caliente this Friday, April 2,1 to take on the second place Tijuana Xolos….


Tijuana Xolos Week 14 Recap: Xolos Take Three Points at Chiapas & Take Second Place in Liga MX

April 17, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos played their Liga MX Clausura 2017 week 14 match last Saturday, April 15, visiting Chiapas at the Estadio Victor Manuel Reyna. The encounter was set to be a mismatch, with Tijuana being the team with the most goals scored in the Liga MX, and Chiapas being the team that has conceded the most goals in the league. The Aztec Canines were missing some key players in this…


Tijuana Xolos Week 10 Preview: Xolos Play Postponed Week 10 Match Against Queretaro

April 12, 2017

Game: Queretaro vs Tijuana Xolos When: Wednesday, April 12 Where: Estadio Corregidora Time: 5:00 P.M. PST TV: Univision Deportes The Tijuana Xolos will have two Liga MX games this week; today on Wednesday, April 12, and on Saturday, April 15. The game this Wednesday will be a part of the week 10 that was postponed due to a strike by the referees. The Xolos will play Queretaro away from home…


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…


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…


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 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…