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Monday Morning Centerback

Hector Moreno and Real Sociedad beat Real Madrid 2-0

January soccer feels like the week between Christmas and New Year’s. No one is sure who is working or what day of the week it is. Here are a few things that happened over the weekend.

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Weekend Preview: 1/4

Rough season for Moreno so far

With several leagues in the middle of their winter break, this weekend’s schedule will be light.

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Raul Jimenez Blossoming in England

Art by Louise Cobbold

Coming into the season, there were a lot of questions whether Raul Jimenez could establish himself as a starter for the newly promoted Wolves. In his 3 seasons in Portugal, Raul only had 20 league starts while coming off the bench 60 times. He never reached 1,000 league minutes in any season or had more than 7 league goals. Many expected him to flop and end up back in Mexico by the summer of 2019. Fortunately for him, he has taken advantage of his opportunity.

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Weekend Preview: 9/28

Otro juego, otro gol…

Champions and Europa League mid-week games loom over this weekend. Don’t be surprised if clubs switch up their squads to keep certain players fresh for those mid-week games

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Weekend Preview: 9/21

PSV vs Ajax this weekend

The first matchday of Europa League and Champions League is now behind us. Back to league play for our Mexicans Abroad…

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Mexicans in Champions/Europa League

LigaMX, Eredivisie have seen this celebration. Champions League next?

The Champions League is here. So is its little brother, Europa League. Let’s try to keep track of how our Mexicans are doing. Even if a couple of them are in the Group of Death with Barcelona….

(Kickoff times are CT)

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Weekend Schedule and Progress Report

He swings and… misses

It might be only a month or so in for most European leagues but let’s take a quick look at how our Mexicans Abroad are doing before previewing the weekend’s schedule.

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Mexico FIFA 19 Ratings

It’s that time of year. The newest version of FIFA is about to release and you know what that means: time to argue over player ratings. Mexico players have been getting more respect from EA Sports. Gone are the days when the highest rated Mexican is in the mid-70s. While many players play multiple positions, my list will focus on what FIFA 19 has as their “best” position in the game. (Except for Layun, I looked up to see what his rating was as a left back.) 

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Weekend Preview: 8/31

Clasico Nacional: English Edition?

Wolves vs West Ham is the game I will definitely be watching this weekend. Raul has played every minute this season for Wolves and Chicharito is coming off scoring a goal in a mid-week cup game. Besides that game, this weekend is full of good matchups. 

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FMF State of Mind Podcast: Week 7 Recap and El Tri Talk

Nearing the half way point of the LigaMX season and with El Tri releasing a new schedule, there was plenty to discuss on this week’s episode.

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