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  1. La Volpe emulating Barcelona path at Chivas

    Tom Marshall

    Degrees of soccer separation. Aspiring coach Josep Guardiola gushed in his praise of Ricardo La Volpe's Mexico defense in the 2006 World Cup group game against Iran. It wasn't about "getting stuck in," or "winning the first ball," as you can prob...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. El Tri Hot List: Negative balance for national team

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Less than two months remain until the World Cup gets underway, and Mexico coach Miguel Herrera won't want too many weeks like the one that has just passed, as he will soon name the El Tri squad that travels to Brazil in June. ...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  3. Signs of Chivas revival continue

    Tom Marshall

    The playoffs are still on for Chivas. And with the optimism that has swept through the club since Ricardo La Volpe took over the club as coach on April 2, you wouldn't bet against them making the postseason. Sunday's 1-1 draw against Morelia m...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  4. La Volpe slowly wielding his influence on Chivas

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA -- New manager Ricardo La Volpe has hit the positive notes that Chivas fans have wanted to hear so far in his short reign as coach of Guadalajara. The Argentine made his name in Mexico primarily through his work in molding a young, ex...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  5. El Tri Hot List: Reyes, Herrera and Chicharito impress in club wi...

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA -- Finally, Hector Herrera and Diego Reyes started and impressed together for Portuguese giants Porto. Previously, it had seemed that while the fortunes of one rose, the other suffered on the bench, but not on Sunday in the 3-1 victor...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  6. Dream start for La Volpe in charge of Chivas

    Tom Marshall

    The cliche of a week being a long time in football may appear lazy, but it aptly suits Chivas over the past seven days. The club has gone from being destroyed at home by bitter rivals Club America 4-0 last Sunday, to a morale-boosting 3-1 road win ov...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  7. El Tri depth chart: Mexico's Club America/Leon core

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- The news that seven players from Club America, three from Leon and Santos Laguna's Oribe Peralta would start in El Tri's World Cup playoff against New Zealand at the end of 2013 made waves outside of Mexico. Imagine if Urug...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  8. La Volpe takes reins at Chivas

    Tom Marshall

    The conveyor belt of coaches at Guadalajara has shunted along once again. Out goes Jose Luis "Guero" Real following Chivas' 4-0 home loss to Club America on Sunday and in comes former Mexico manager Ricardo La Volpe. It is the club's 21st coac...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  9. El Tri Hot List: America's El Tri legion on the rise

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- There were two big news stories this week in Mexican soccer in relation to the national team. One took place at the Estadio Omnilife in Guadalajara, where America defeated Chivas 4-0 in the Clasico Nacional, while the other was...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  10. Chivas fall apart in Clįsico Nacional

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico - Chivas were the bait that a dormant Club America were waiting for, and Las Aguilas finally came to life under coach Antonio Mohamed, handing Chivas a reality check in Mexico's Clasico Nacional on Sunday. While the 4-0 score ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  11. Chivas players with a national team point to prove vs. America

    Tom Marshall

    If Chivas ever needed a win in a Clasico Nacional against America to divert a little attention from negative issues, it is this Sunday. This week, all the attention on the club has been focused on the fallout following the violence of Chivas fans ...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  12. El Tri Hot List: Reyes boosts hopes with Porto debut

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- When one of the Mexicans at Porto is on the rise, the other is falling on hard times. That's how it seems to have gone for El Tri and Os Dragoes teammates Diego Reyes and Hector Herrera so far this year and there are obviou...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  13. Violent scenes mar Clasico Tapatio

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA -- Chivas drew 1-1 on Saturday with Guadalajara rivals Atlas in the Clasico Tapatio, but it was what happened off the field that will live in the memory and likely have severe repercussions. Late in the second half, from this reporter...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  14. Clasico Tapatio in need of more quality

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA -- April 24, 1955. Chivas were 3-0 up early in a game against Atlas and goalkeeper Jaime "Tubo" Gomez was apparently bored of not seeing much action in that particular edition of the Clasico Tapatio. So, when a fan passed him a carto...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  15. El Tri Hot List: Concern over Europe-based Mexicans

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico - Miguel Herrera proved in the World Cup playoff against New Zealand last November that if he doesn't think El Tri needs Europe-based Mexican players, he won't call them up. It's as simple as that. And on the evidence of the la...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  16. Chivas level with America after much-needed win vs. Leon

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- It felt like one collective sigh of relief when Giovani Hernandez latched onto a defense-splitting through-ball by Israel Castro and beat Leon goalkeeper William Yarbrough at his near post to open the scoring for Chivas on Sund...

    Blog | March 17, 2014