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Mexicans Abroad: Does It Matter?

Raul leading Wolves to the FA Cup semi-final

If there’s one thing that gets my weekend off to a great start its a Chicharito brace. Or MOTM performance by Lozano. Or Jimenez scoring a game winner versus Manchester United. The current crop of Mexicans Abroad might finally be changing the conversation when it comes to foreign clubs signing Mexicans.

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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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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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ESPN+ Is Worth Your Money

It has been a long time coming but ESPN’s attempt at a direct to consumer streaming network is here. Unfortunately for some, it was not what they were hoping for. They were hoping for a full replacement to ESPN & ESPN2 but that’s not going to happen as long as ESPN keeps getting subscriber fees from cable companies. Once you get past that disappointment, you will realize they have built a great streaming service for cord cutters and cable subscribers alike. And if you are a fan of soccer, it is more than worth your $5 a month.

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Chivas del Norte Podcast: S03E02

CDN crew gives you their thoughts on the Chivas/Toluca game, tries to break down the Alanis situation, previews the Cruz Azul game, and answers Twitter questions.

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Weekend Schedule- 4/18

We are reaching the home stretch of the club season. Some Mexicans are playing for promotion (Layun), some for titles (Guardado), and others are just trying to show their quality for the summer window (Moreno).

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