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Mexican Primera Offensive and Defensive Effectiveness

It is the end of the month so here comes statistics with a new league. I’m looking at the Mexican Primera going back to the start of their season in July. I won’t put any analysis up with these, but

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Monterrey 3, Santos 0: Monterrey Wins Apertura

Monterrey overpowered Santos Laguna in the second leg of the Apertura finals to win the tournament 5-3 on aggregate. Monterrey got a brace from striker Humberto Suazo while captain Jose Basanta headed in a corner. Monterrey came out aggressively and

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Weekend Watch List: Big Games In Spain

There are no super big games like the El Clasico last weekend, but there are good match-ups in Spain as well as the final of the Apertura playoffs in Mexico. Here is a look at the top five games this

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Mexicaan Apertura 2010: Semifinal Preview

The semifinals both get underway tonight. All of the Americans have been knocked out as Pachuca fell in a thrilling two leg battle with Monterrey while San Luis lost out to America. The top seed in Cruz Azul was eliminated

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Pachuca 1, Monterrey 1: Arizala Goal Keeps Pachuca’s Chances Alive

Pachuca kept its chances of advancing to the semifinals alive with a goal from Franco Arizala that canceled out an opening goal from Monterrey’s captain Jose Basanta. It was a mostly even game with Monterrey content to attack on the

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Mexican Primera: 2010 Apertura Playoffs

The playoffs of the 2010 Mexican Apertura get started this midweek with the quarterfinal round. The first legs are this midweek followed up by the second legs this weekend. Here are some quick glances at the match-ups in the quarterfinals.

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Weekend Watch List: Mexico’s El Classico And Big Matches Throughout Europe

There were many good games this weekend and it was actually quite difficult to limit the list to five games. The top game is Mexico’s El Classico, but there are a lot of good games this weekend. Here are my

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North American Superliga Preview

The North American Superliga is around for its 2010 version. The tournament is still trying to find its place especially with the CONCACAF Champions League. The tournament feels like the UEFA Cup Europa League of North America to give anyone

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Oops, I Forgot About Herculez Gomez!

In my discussion of Edson Buddle’s national team chances, I made a horrible oversight by not including Herculez Gomez in the discussion. It was such a glaring oversight that I have to remedy it by starting the discussion again. Herculez

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Three Clasicos and Gameweek 34 I Know The Score

In the past week, I’ve been able to catch two Clasicos and with the biggest Clasico of them all this weekend, it seemed like a good opportunity to look at the Clasicos in the United Sates, Mexico, and Spain. The

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