Argentina have become a bit of a bogey team for Mexico. In 2010 they were ousted thanks to Carlos Tevez and 4 years before it ex-Liverpool midfielder, Maxi Rodriguez. This a beautiful strike : the control with chest then volley from 30 yards won the game as it edged towards penalties.
Group A consists of hosts, Brazil, Croatia, Mexico and Cameroon. Barring a complete disaster it’s hard to see Brazil not coming top of the group, in all probability with a full quota of 9 points from 3 wins. Although Mexico have […]
World Cup Countdown: Classic goals For many Mexico 1986 was the perfect World Cup. Not only did you have Maradona in his pomp (brilliantly summed up with his two goals against England) but you also had likes of Rummenigge, Scifo, Socrates, Francescoli, Elkjaer and Platini in their prime and performing. Also Scotland, England and Northern […]
MEXICO 0 USA 0 Undefeated but without a win, Mexico lie 5th in the CONCACAF qualification table after three games and three draws. Although they are only 2 points from surprise leaders, Panama, two of their draws have come at the Azteca where victories are usually a certainty. Last night saw the big grudge match […]
Those temperamental Latin Americans have been at again but this time in the north and the land of Tequila. A fairly innocuous challenge turns into free for all involving nearly every player. True to form the footballers so typical fighting skills with girly kicks, pushes and slaps that your grannie would be embarrassed by.
CONMEBOL has announced plans to have the 2016 Copa America outside of South America for the first time. Not only will the competition be in the USA, it will also include Mexico and the USA as fixed competitors along with 4 further CONCACAF nations. The South American association is celebrating it’s 100th year anniversary in […]