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On the Mark: Mexico Settles for Draw against Poland, Saudis Upset Argentina

By MARK LORENZANA Despite controlling most of the match offensively and having several shots at goal, the Mexican National Team walked away from its opening game in Qatar with a scoreless draw against Poland on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 22 (Mexico City time). On the same day, two-time champion Argentina, led by soccer legend Lionel Messi, was upset by

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On the Mark: Mexico Wastes Early Lead, Falls to Colombia in Friendly Match

By MARK LORENZANA The Mexican National Men’s Soccer Team squandered an early 2-0 lead and ended up suffering a painful defeat, 2-3, against Colombia in their friendly match on the night of Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. El Tri scored two goals early — winger Alexis Vega on a penalty kick six minutes into

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On the Mark: Mexico Nips Peru Thanks to Lozano Goal

By MARK LORENZANA Mexican winger Hirving “Chucky” Lozano saved his heroics for the last minute, scoring a late goal as the Mexican National Men’s Soccer Team overcame Peru, 1-0, in their international soccer friendly on the night of Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California. Lozano, who also plays for Italian Serie A club Napoli, anticipated

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Mexico Given Two-Game Fan-Ban for Homophobic Chant

XINHUA Mexico will be forced to play their next two home World Cup soccer qualifiers behind closed doors because of homophonic chants from fans, FIFA said on Monday, Nov. 1. The world football’s governing body also fined the Mexican football federation 100,000 Swiss francs ($110,000) for several incidents during World Cup qualifiers against Canada and Honduras in September. The ruling

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