Mexico

Christina Murillo: Falling Through Fire

Fighting to break through for both club and country, Murillo has walked through fire to get to where she’s at now. Literally. “I think I tweeted something out recently where I said ‘Be the person you needed when you were younger’ [. . . ] I feel like when I was younger I didn’t really …

When Mexico tricked El Salvador in the World Cup

This day in football history On 7 June 1970, hosts Mexico defeated El Salvador 4–0 in the World Cup group stage, using a little trickery along the way. Just before halftime, with the match tied at 0–0, referee Ali Kandil awarded a free kick to El Salvador in their own half of the pitch. To everyone’s surprise, …

Liguilla

An introduction to the Liga MX Clausura Liguilla playoffs

Get to know the eight teams vying for the title (Liga MX) The 2017 Liga MX Clausura playoffs have kicked off with the top eight teams from the regular season of the second championship of the 2016/17 campaign (the Clausura). Each of the three playoff rounds consist of two legs. The away goals rule is in …

Liga MX officials go on strike after abuse from players

A red card for everyone The Liga MX season has been halted after officials decided to go on strike over concerns for their own safety. The decision stems from two recent incidents in which players acted aggressively toward referees during Copa MX matches, which the Mexican Referees Association condemned through their official Twitter account while expressing …

Liga MX officials go on strike after abuse from players

A red card for everyone The Liga MX season has been halted after officials decided to go on strike over concerns for their own safety. The decision stems from two recent incidents in which players acted aggressively toward referees during Copa MX matches, which the Mexican Referees Association condemned through their official Twitter account while expressing …

Santos Laguna fans shower former goalkeeper with fake money

He chased the paper to Club America so they had some waiting for him on his return Goalkeeper Augustin Marchesin moved from Santos Laguna to Club America in December after previously professing his love for Santos and claiming he would never join America. Naturally, this did not please Santos fans. And yet Marchesin still somehow believed …