European spots are up for grabs… for some, so are Relegation spots. Here is your weekend schedule.Continue reading
Going into the March friendlies, Mexico was 9th in FIFA’s rankings but have fallen 2 spots after losing to Wales and beating Costa Rica. They still remain within shouting distance of a seeded place at Qatar World Cup.Continue reading
Post-FIFA date weekends are odd. With club teams essentially being “punished” for having internationals on their roster. It’s not ideal to have your player come back to your club after playing 180 minutes with his nation such as Hirving Lozano but here we are. Overall, a quiet weekend for Mexicans Abroad.Continue reading
With both nations announcing their rosters, many were quick to point out the makeup of each side. It started a discussion about the leagues where the players are currently at. With twitter user @xGoalsMX pointing out that Mexico has more (4) MLS players in camp than the USMNT (3). A much larger discrepancy was evident in the number of players in the “Top 5 European Leagues” with US Soccer having 16 players to Mexico’s 5. The question has to be asked, do these numbers indicate Mexico is behind US Soccer in producing quality players for their national teams?