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  1. U.S. aims to close gap on Mexico, the world

    Scott French

    MEXICO CITY -- The United States hopes its historic victory at Estadio Azteca is a precursor of sorts, but nobody is mistaking it as a shift in the balance within the region's primary rivalry. The gap separating the Americans from Mexico remains inta...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  2. Struggles secondary in historic U.S. win

    Scott French

    MEXICO CITY -- It was an historic victory, the first by the United States at Estadio Azteca in a series that dates to the 1930s, and those responsible couldn't have been more pleased with what they achieved. The Americans got a superb performance ...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  3. Donovan: Mexico is a 'well-oiled machine'

    Scott French

    MEXICO CITY -- Landon Donovan is a veteran of the soccer clashes with Mexico, one of the chief figures behind the United States' dominance in the rivalry from 2000 through early 2009 -- and one of the most hated U.S. players, at least on this side of...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  4. Odds against U.S., but Azteca win is the aim

    Scott French

    MEXICO CITY -- El Tri has never lost to the United States in 20 meetings at Estadio Azteca, they're soaring following their under-23 team's gold-medal triumph at the London Olympics, the last competitive meeting between CONCACAF's powers was a full-o...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  5. Landon Donovan feeling rejuvenated

    Scott French

    In the video below, Landon Donovan talks about the MLS All-Star game, the opportunity to play Chelsea, and playing Mexico....

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  6. Leon conquers champs in HDC friendly

    Scott French

    Sebastian Maz scored two goals, one of them quite controversial, to lead Leon over Mexican Primera Division champion Santos Laguna in a friendly Sunday in front of about 14,000 at Home Depot Center, a prep for the start of the Mexican season later th...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  7. Happy homecoming for Herculez

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Santos Laguna fetes its championship Sunday evening at Home Depot Center against Mexico's other reigning titlist, but it's just one in a series of friendlies meant to prepare the clubs for the kickoff to the Primera Division season later th...

    Blog | July 07, 2012
  8. Mexican champs coming to HDC

    Scott French

    A battle of Mexican champions is slated for Home Depot Center next month. Santos Laguna, which last month won the Primera Division's Clausura title, will face Leon, which won the Liga de Ascenso's promotion final, in a friendly July 8 in Carson. ...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  9. WORLD CUP: U.S. makes its point

    Scott French

    The U.S. settled for a point in its second World Cup qualifier after watching a late lead disappear in a 1-1 draw in Guatemala. Chicago Fire star Marco Pappa's free kick toward the upper-right corner in the 83rd minute left goalkeeper Tim Howard r...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  10. GALAXY: Draw is Metapan, Caribbean team

    Scott French

    The Galaxy will face Salvadoran powerhouse Isidro Metapan and the least of the Caribbean's three qualifiers in the group stage of the 2012-13 CONCACAF Champions League. Tuesday's draw in New York placed the Galaxy, the top U.S. qualifier for the reg...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  11. May 31/June 1: What to watch

    Scott French

    THURSDAY, MAY 31 TELEVISION INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY Mexico vs. Bosnia & Herzegovina Univision (KMEX/Channel 34), 6 p.m. Game two of Mexico's three-game set to prepare for its World Cup opener takes El Tri to Chicago. Aldo de Nigris score...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  12. May 24/25: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    THURSDAY, MAY 24 TELEVISION FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL ESPOIRS DE TOULON Mexico U-23 vs. Morocco U-23 Telemundo (KVEA/Channel 52), 8:30 a.m. Mexico's Olympic preps include a run through France's prestigious Toulon tournament, with the Moroccans...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  13. MEXICO: Glorious day for Gomez

    Scott French

    Herculez Gomez started the day Sunday with a call-up to the U.S. national team, his first under Jurgen Klinsmann. The finish was even better. Gomez became the first American player to win top-flight titles in the U.S. and Mexico as Santos Laguna c...

    Blog | May 20, 2012
  14. MEXICO: Draw gives Santos advantage

    Scott French

    Oribe Peralta, hero of Santos Laguna's stunning semifinal comeback, came up big again Thursday in the opener of the Mexican Primera Division's title series. Peralta scored a superb goal in the 70th minute to give the Guerreros, seeking to become t...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  15. MEXICO: No. 1 vs. No. 2 for the title

    Scott French

    Santos Laguna needed a late miracle to reach the Mexican Primera Division's title series. Monterrey required only a little home cooking. They'll face off this week in the home-and-home Clausura final, the first time the Nos. 1 and 2 seeds have reach...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  16. MEXICO: Top seeds move on

    Scott French

    The No. 1 seed in Mexico's Primera Division playoffs had failed to advance from the quarterfinals in 13 of 20 postseasons, seven of nine and the last four in a row. Santos Laguna failed to follow form. The Torreon-based Guerreros advanced to the sem...

    Blog | May 06, 2012