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  1. Majestic Leon, ugly press conference mark end of era at Club Amer...

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- Leon had less than ten clear-cut chances on goal in the 180 minutes that encompassed the Liga MX Apertura 2013 final. They scored five. America easily had twice the total opportunities in front of William Yarbrough's net over the cours...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  2. Deja vu for America? Four things we learned in 1st leg

    Eric Gomez

    Put into a situation nearly identical to the one six months ago, Club America will face a championship second leg at the Estadio Azteca down two goals and staring elimination in the face. The end of the Herrera/Pelaez era is nigh, and Thursday night'...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  3. Club America officially hands reins over to Mohamed

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- Weeks of speculation ended this Wednesday when Club America president Ricardo Pelaez confirmed that former Xolos boss Antonio Mohamed would take over as head coach of the team following the Apertura 2013 campaign. - Report: Mohamed ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  4. A likely tough group ahead for Mexico

    Eric Gomez

    Less than a day before all 32 qualified nations to the 2014 World Cup know their fate ahead of the biggest tournament in the sport, it is the nations from Asia as well as North and Central America who fear for the worst ahead of the draw in Costa do ...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  5. Are current Liga MX champs underdogs in semifinals?

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- The Miguel Herrera Goodbye Tour made its first stop at the Estadio Azteca this weekend, as Club America finally took care of business against Tigres in a torturous second leg of the Apertura 2013 quarterfinals. Still unable to best the...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  6. Pundits foolish to dismiss America

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- The Miguel Herrera Goodbye Tour made its first stop at the Estadio Azteca this weekend, as Club America finally took care of business against Tigres in a torturous second leg of the Apertura 2013 quarterfinals. Still unable to best the...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  7. Jet-lagged America manage a draw in quarters

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- Just three days before the team faced off against Tigres in the first leg of the Apertura 2013 quarterfinals, 10 of Club America's players have barely left the other side of the world in order to make the date. Wellington, Los Ange...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  8. Analysis, not celebration, required for Brazil-bound El Tri

    Eric Gomez

    It was a flash of brilliance from Raul Jimenez. An impressive run of form that Oribe Peralta rode into stardom. A smattering of spectacular saves from Jose de Jesus Corona. A successful gambit from manager Miguel Herrera, and yes, a little help from ...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  9. Herrera wants to manage El Tri through 2018

    Eric Gomez

    Up 5-1 against a lifeless New Zealand, no one would really blame Miguel Herrera if he felt the urge to protect his "other" job now that Mission: Brazil 2014 seems to be about wrapped up for the Mexican national team. As El Tri tours the old "Lord of ...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  10. El Tri player grades: Mexico 5, New Zealand 1

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- El Tri practically assured themselves a World Cup 2014 berth with a 5-1 pounding of New Zealand Wednesday. Who were the heroes? Were there any weak links? We break down Mexico's strong Azteca showing. Moises Munoz (8.0): "Moi" was j...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  11. Herrera to start 7 Club America players vs. New Zealand

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- The most successful club in CONCACAF and Mexican history will swap out its characteristic yellow jersey for the familiar green of El Tri Wednesday. The players will hop out on their home pitch, hoping to cash in on its familiar con...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  12. Uncertainty, anxiety in the air for El Tri

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- The Benito Juarez International Airport yielded its usual bustle Monday. Mexico's largest airport, one of the busiest on the planet, routinely welcomes passengers from all nations and walks of life, and most of us here have a story or ...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  13. Mexico's uplifting U-17s back in World Cup semifinals

    Eric Gomez

    It's been a roller-coaster ride for El Tri in 2013. Disappointing, crushing losses have given way to glimmers of hope and then, dramatic wins and full-on ecstasy. This isn't a retrospective mix and look ahead to Mexico's possible victory lap foll...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  14. America poised for 'final' championship run

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- Despite picking up only a point in their last two matches, Club America has secured the Liga MX's top playoff spot going into the last week of play. Under Miguel Herrera, the team lost only once in their first thirteen league games, an...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  15. Mexicos latest gamble based on intangibles, superstitions

    Eric Gomez

    SAN DIEGO -- It's an unfair, uneven debate that produces headaches for those devoted to the logical side of sports. The numbers, the analytics, the tangible data ... all of it takes a back seat to what many purists will argue holds the true essence o...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  16. Herrera starts high-pressure stint in unlikeliest of places

    Eric Gomez

    TIJUANA, Mexico -- Standing at a distance of exactly 1,715 miles from the Federal District, Miguel Herrera and his green-clad players were literally as far as they possibly could be from Mexico's capital city on Monday. And yet the ambiance, the pres...

    Blog | October 29, 2013