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Mexico's World Cup Preview: The Team

photo credit: arepa182THE PASTMexico is historically the most successful club in the CONCAF division of the World Cup and the club rarely has failed to qualify for the event.  In fact this tournament will mark the fifth consecutive time that Mexico has qualified for the Cup and the club was able to advance to the [...]

2010 World Cup Preview: Mexico

  photo credit: ++Frank++ The Team: Mexico (aka “El Tri”) did not enjoy a very strong qualifying campaign. In fact, until they enjoyed a late run, they were pretty pedestrian. Plus, other than their recent strong performance in the Gold Cup Final, the US Nats have seemed to have their number (and it has been [...]

Mexico and World Cup Thoughts

So the dust has settled from the U.S.’s tough 2-1 loss in Mexico on Wednesday. The question now is what does the loss do the U.S.’s World Cup qualifying chances? After 6 matches, here are the current CONCACAF standings Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Costa Rica 6 4 0 2 9 [...]

U.S. crushed by Mexico

Mexico finally won a game in the U.S. Sunday, defeating the U.S. 5-0 in the final of the Gold Cup. Before today’s victory Mexico had been 0-9-2 against the U.S. on American soil since a March 1999 victory at San Diego. “I believe this is a great win for Mexico because we showed the pride [...]

Sven Fired by Mexico

The FIFA web site is reporting that  Sven-Goran Eriksson has been sacked as Mexico’s national team coach following a disappointing 3-1 loss to Honduras in a 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa qualifier Wednesday. Wednesday’s defeat was Mexico’s second loss in three matches in the final phase of qualifying in North, Central America and the Caribbean, [...]

CONCACAF Update: Mexico Finally Win

Mexico ended a four-game winless streak in World Cup qualifying, easing pressure on coach Sven-Goran Eriksson with a 2-0 victory over Costa Rica on Saturday night. Omar Bravo scored in the 19th minute after his initial shot off a cross from Matias Vuoso was deflected by goalkeeper Ricardo Gonzalez. Pavel Pardo converted a penalty kick [...]

U.S. Beats Mexico 2-0

Good performance tonight from the U.S. as two goals from Michael Bradley lead the U.S. to a 2-0 victory over Mexico in a World Cup qualifier. The win continued the U.S.’s domination in the series over the last nine years. On a wet and windy night at Crew Stadium the U.S. ran their record to [...]

Mexico to play Bolivia in Colorado

The Mexican national team will play Bolivia in a soccer friendly on March 11 at at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado at 7:00 p.m., MT. The match will be Mexico’s final tune up before its CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying match on March 28 against Costa Rica in Mexico City. It will be [...]

Mexico Is Better than USA Says Sinha

Mexico midfielder Antonio Naelson “Sinha” has no doubt about Mexican superiority over US and is convinced that they’ll prove it on the pitch next week in their World Cup qualifier. The game is set for February 11 at Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. “We can’t be afraid of playing soccer against a team that, from [...]

Sweden Beats Mexico 1-0

Alexander Farnerud scored in the 57th minute to give Sweden a surprising 1-0 victory over Mexico in an international friendly on Wednesday night in Oakland. Farnerud, who set up both Swedish goals in a 3-2 loss to the U.S. on Saturday, connected on a long cross from Rasmus Elm, who was playing in his second match [...]