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Mexican National Team: Takeaways From The Chile Friendly

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Mexican National Team: Takeaways From The Chile Friendly

Saturday night represented the start of the same old hopes and dreams for the Mexican National Team and the millions of its faithful legion of fans as the team began the 2018 World Cup cycle vs. a strong and tough Chile team who want to prepare themselves with an eye towards winning the 2015 Copa […]

2014 World Cup: Four Reasons Why Mexico Can Beat The Netherlands

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2014 World Cup: Four Reasons Why Mexico Can Beat The Netherlands

After having done well in Group A play at the 2014 World Cup, Mexico is feeling very good about its chances of winning in their Round of 16 game against the Netherlands. And why shouldn’t they as they only finished second in group play to Brazil because of goal differential as both earned 7 points […]

Who Should Start In Midfield For Mexico On Sunday?

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Who Should Start In Midfield For Mexico On Sunday?

One of the few, if only negatives, from Mexico defeating Croatia 3-1 on Monday night in their final Group A game at the 2014 World Cup was that holding midfielder Jose Juan Vasquez picked up his second yellow card booking. As a result will miss out on the Round of 16 game against the Netherlands on Sunday. The play of Vasquez in that holding midfield role has been nothing […]

2014 World Cup: 5 Takeaways from Mexico vs Croatia

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2014 World Cup: 5 Takeaways from Mexico vs Croatia

Coming into their third and final Group A game at the 2014 World Cup, Mexico were in a position which all teams want to be in headed into the third and final group stage game. That position is that they controlled their own destiny in being able to qualify into the knockout round(s), as all […]

2014 World Cup: Mexico Fans Should Rejoice Draw against Brazil

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2014 World Cup: Mexico Fans Should Rejoice Draw against Brazil

Coming into their second Group A game here in the 2014 World Cup, Mexico faced the task of taking on the host nation Brazil in a game that while would not determine if they qualify and advance into the knockout stages, a positive result would put them one step closer. In the lead up to […]

STS/TAP Fantasy World Cup Challenge: So Klose but So Far Away Draft Recap

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STS/TAP Fantasy World Cup Challenge: So Klose but So Far Away Draft Recap

As everyone knows by now the 2014 World Cup starts on Thursday with the host nation Brazil taking on Croatia. All of us at Stoppage Time Soccer decided to do a World Cup Fantasy Draft. The minute I heard about this I fell in love with the idea. What could be better than holding a fantasy […]

Takeaways From Mexico-Portugal Friendly

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Takeaways From Mexico-Portugal Friendly

Going into their fourth and final pre-World Cup friendly, Mexico needed a much better performance against Portugal in order to give their legions of fans a good feeling about the team a week out from its 2014 World Cup opener against Cameroon and in order for them as a team to feel good prior to […]

5 Takeaways From Mexico-Bosnia-Heregovina Friendly

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5 Takeaways From Mexico-Bosnia-Heregovina Friendly

On Tuesday night, Mexico played the third of their schedules four pre-World Cup friendlies as they took on Bosnia and Herzegovina in a game played at Soldier Field in Chicago. It would serve as the latest test for Mexico in the lead up to their first game in the 2014 World Cup when they open […]

Mexico Left Bittersweet after Defeating Ecuador 3-1

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Mexico Left Bittersweet after Defeating Ecuador 3-1

After beginning their World Cup preparations with a less than convincing and inspiring 3-0 win over Israel in a game which served as the team’s farewell on its 2014 World Cup journey and as a game which was an homage to Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Mexico played the first of three games stateside on Saturday against Ecuador […]

Mexico Makes A Change To 2014 World Cup Roster

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Mexico Makes A Change To 2014 World Cup Roster

On Tuesday, the Mexican National Team had to announce that it had to drop Juan Carlos Medina from their 23 man squad headed to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup and replace him with Toluca winger Miguel Ponce. Medina suffered an ankle injury which he had to have surgery on Tuesday evening as the result […]