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Archives: Mexico

Netherlands vs Mexico Preview: El Tri Aims to Cause Upset

Posted on by Jackson Culley
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The round of 16 has begun and brought plenty of drama along with it. This tournament continues to spoil us, a shootout and a flamboyant display of individual brilliance on Saturday followed by another heavyweight clash on Sunday. The early … Continue reading

Mexico And Andres Guardado: The Ups And Downs of El Tri And Its Forgotten Star

Posted on by Richard Farley
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Not so long ago, Andrés Guardado was the most notable Mexican in the club game. Given what’s happened over the last four years, the memory’s been relegated to a footnote, but the span is still there: A small window in … Continue reading

Dutch Newspaper Runs ‘Mexico Go Home’ Cartoon On Front Cover [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf ran a cartoon on the front cover of its newspaper today with Netherlands manager Louis Van Gaal wearing a sombrero that says “MexiGo Home,” as well as wearing a poncho and toting two guns. The rest … Continue reading

Where to Watch the World Cup in Los Angeles

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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As a tourist town, Los Angeles suffers by comparison to other cities. It lacks the compactness of Boston, D.C., or San Francisco; cities where a solid day’s walk lets you to soak in a wealth of sights. It doesn’t have … Continue reading

7.1 Million People Watched Mexico Vs Croatia On Univision Deportes

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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An average of 7.1 million people watched Univision’s broadcast of the World Cup game between Mexico and Croatia on Monday, which is the most-viewed World Cup Group Stage match in the history of Univision Deportes. Several key numbers stand out: … Continue reading

WATCH Mexico Coach Miguel Herrera’s 6 Best Goal Celebrations [GIF]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Mexico Head Coach Miguel Herrera has been one of the stars of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, not only because of his achievements in turning the Mexico National Team into a serious and powerful threat at the World Cup, but … Continue reading

WATCH Mexico Coach Miguel Herrera’s Incredible Celebration After El Tri Advance In World Cup [GIF]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Jose Mourinho, eat your heart out. Part Mourinho, part Chris Farley, Mexico Head Coach Miguel Herrera gave an incredible performance Monday when he celebrated Mexico’s win against Croatia that means that El Tri now advance to the Round of 16 … Continue reading

Mexico Rewarded for Aggressive Tactics in 3-1 Victory Over Croatia

Posted on by Robert Hay
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Going into the final Group A match of this World Cup, you could forgive Mexico for playing conservatively.  While they could finish atop the group by “outscoring” Brazil, simply getting a draw would see Mexico extend their improbably run into … Continue reading

Speedy and Powerful Mexico Overcome Croatia to Set Up Sunday Game Against Netherlands

Posted on by Jacob Dorman
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I made a mistake: I started writing this article before the match ended. I started to write about how Mexico should actually be happy with a draw. I started to write about how both sides should be satisfied with the … Continue reading

WATCH Mexico Vs Croatia Match Highlights [VIDEO]; El Tri Advance to Round of 16

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Mexico defeated Croatia 3-1 in Recife on Monday in a convincing win that advances the team to the next round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Mexico captain Rafa Marquez opened the scoring with a header in the 72nd minute … Continue reading

Mexico vs Croatia, Starting Lineups and World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Mexico has the chance to book its place in the Round of 16 in the World Cup today with a minimum of a draw against a Croatia side. Meanwhile, a win for Croatia will see them go through to the … Continue reading

Mexico vs Croatia Preview and Predicted Lineups

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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Brazil was supposed to breeze through Group A but Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa’s heroics means that there’s all to play for on Monday (4pm ET/1pm kickoff). Should Brazil succumb to the pressure and slip against Cameroon then the winner of … Continue reading

Mexico Face Croatia in Biggest Test of 2014 World Cup

Posted on by Pablo Amador
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Although Mexico faced South Africa in 2010, facing Brazil in the 2014 World Cup was going to be an experience like none other. With the previous Olympic defeat in their minds, the Scratch du Oro were eager to show the … Continue reading

The 3-5-2 Formation and its Impact on the 2014 World Cup

Posted on by Jackson Culley
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The ubiquity of digital media has led to a common lament that it’s almost impossible to be truly surprised by players or systems featured on the world’s stage. While that’s often the case, it’s still been excellent and a novelty … Continue reading

Mexico Control Fate as El Tri Head into Croatia Game

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Mexico has made at least the knockout round in every World Cup since 1994, and once again will attempt to in a winner-take-all game against Croatia in Recife. Unlike Mexico’s previous two games, one against arguably the worst team in … Continue reading

More Than 11 Million Watch Mexico Against Brazil On Univision Deportes and ESPN

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Tuesday’s telecast of Mexico against Brazil in the 2014 FIFA World Cup was viewed by 6.8 million people on Univision Deportes, which beat ESPN’s coverage of the same game by 61%, and 4.2 million people on ESPN. Through yesterday, Univision’s … Continue reading

Review of Mexico Newspaper Front Pages in Aftermath of Draw Against Brazil [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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The next time a World Cup hater complains about 0-0 soccer scorelines, show them highlights of yesterday’s Brazil-Mexico scorcher. It was non-stop action defined by Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo “Memo” Ochoa acrobatically stonewalling the relentless Yellow-and-Green attack. Sometimes a draw is … Continue reading

5 Observations From Mexico vs Brazil Game

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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There may have been no goals but there was plenty of drama at Fortaleza.  A superbly disciplined and tactically astute Mexico denied hosts Brazil and gave Luiz Felipe Scolari a lot to chew on as he prepares his troops for … Continue reading