Mexico found the form it had been missing during qualifying, dismantling an overmatched New Zealand team in the first leg of a playoff. Goal has the ratings.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Playing its first World Cup qualifying match under coach Miguel Herrera, Mexico exploded for five goals in the first leg of a two-legged playoff against the Oceania champions.
Goal's Mexico columnist discussed the upcoming Mexico vs. New Zealand World Cup qualifying match from Mexico City
El Tri get one last chance to make the World Cup, starting with a home match against New Zealand in a two-legged tie.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Ahead of his first true test, Mexico manager Miguel Herrera is exuding confidence. The fans, who would be devastated if Mexico missed the World Cup, aren't so sure.
The Mexico manager has hailed the impact of the former Barcelona star as a leader for his team.
El Tri has decided to make do without its overseas stars, including Javier Hernandez, but it has only lost one previous qualifying game at the iconic venue.
Monday, November 11, 2013
Ahead of Mexico's must win playoff against New Zealand, the team's new manager is attempting to guard against overconfidence.
Sunday, November 10, 2013
Mexico's head coach will send out his usual attacking system against New Zealand, utilizing a base of players who know his style well.
The Argentine never managed a road win in the league, leading Tijuana to let him go after the club failed to make the Liga MX postseason.
Friday, November 8, 2013
The former Red Devil believes the striker may ponder his options if he remains a bit player at Old Trafford although he feels the Mexican would find it hard to leave.
Mexico couldn't overcome a strong Nigeria team and finishes as the runner-up in the U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
Goal USA’s Tom Marshall hitched a ride with Atlas fans heading to Morelia for the Copa MX final as the club aimed to win its first major trophy in 45 years.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
El Tri will successfully defend its U-17 World Cup title with a win against Nigeria Friday, but the Super Eagles won't be an easy opponent.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
El Tri will not face New Zealand's most important player later this month after he was ruled out with an injury.
Even if the rest of the teams in the FMF setup are faltering, the U-17s are once again bringing glory to the El Tri jersey.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The Mexican went under the knife on Tuesday to correct a knee injury but will now face at least six months on the sidelines
El Tri will look to defend its title in Friday's final against Nigeria, which defeated Mexico 6-1 in the group stage.
Atlas will have a chance to end a run without a top flight league title that stretches all the way back to 1968.
The Mexico international has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford in recent weeks but the Red Devils’ boss wants the striker to stay and continue scoring goals.