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Mexican National Team
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The Mexico boss led a solid turnaround for El Tri after a hard road in 2013 for the team and would like to stay on as boss of the national side.
Despite some questioning the coach's tactics during the World Cup, the United States is clearly moving in the right direction under Klinsmann.
FIFA has confirmed that no retrospective action will be taken against the Dutch international after he revealed he exaggerated contact against Mexico.
Monday, June 30, 2014
When asked if the Mexican goalkeeper would excel in the English league, former U.S. international shot-stopper said the league "is not for every goalkeeper."
The Netherlands winger did not cheat the game. He did not attempt to fool the official; he only assured the foul committed by the Mexican defender.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
The defender's club team Espanyol confirmed that he had suffered a broken leg during El Tri's 2-1 defeat to the Netherlands in the World Cup round of 16.
The goalscorer believes the officiating benefited the team from a more recognized footballing nation.
The Bayern Munich winger won a spot kick in injury time to enable Klaas-Jan Huntelaar to score the winner but admitted going to ground too easily earlier in the match.
While the Dutch winger took a dive that led to the winning penalty kick, the focus shouldn't be put squarely on the ref after coach Miguel Herrera made some questionable moves.
The former America boss was furious that Portuguese referee Pedro Proenca failed to caution Arjen Robben for diving and then awarded the winger a decisive late penalty
The goalkeeper came up with a pair of big saves to protect Mexico's lead and couldn't be faulted for either of the Netherlands' late goals.
Mexico is out of the World Cup after a gut-wrenching defeat to the Netherlands that saw El Tri concede twice late.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Carlos Salcido replaces Jose Juan Vasquez in El Tri's starting XI for the round of 16, while the rest of the squad remains the same from the three group-stage matches.
Friday, June 27, 2014
El Tri picked up wins against Cameroon and Croatia in Group A, but beating the world-class Netherlands side waiting in the second round will require an entirely different level.
With a key player suspended, Miguel Herrera is reportedly set to turn to a veteran presence as his Mexico side seeks to topple the Netherlands.
The 24-year-old Porto midfielder has given his stock a boost with a standout World Cup thus far.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The Mexico forward admitted to crying a bit after breaking his scoring drought for El Tri in a win over Croatia.
Monday, June 23, 2014
The Porto midfielder led Mexico in passes completed, duels won and recoveries as El Tri secured passage to the round of 16 with a 3-1 win over Croatia.
On a night when a tie would have been enough to earn a place in the round of 16, Mexico routed Croatia in a confidence-boosting win that sets up a date with the Netherlands.