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U.S., Mexico won’t be at Copa America 2019

Published: May 4, 2018

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Despite recent reports to the contrary, the U.S. and Mexico will not be playing at Copa America 2019, prompting questions about their exclusion


Chivas wins CONCACAF title, beating Toronto on penalty kicks

Published: April 26, 2018

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GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s Chivas beat Toronto FC 4-2 on penalty kicks Wednesday night to win the CONCACAF Champions League and the right to play in the Club’s World Cup for the first time in its history. Toronto got the 2-1 win in the Akron stadium to force the penalty kicks, where the Mexicans scored their four shots while Jonathan Osorio and Michael Bradley missed for Toronto


CCL preview: Red Bulls, TFC aim to represent MLS in final

Published: April 4, 2018

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Major League Soccer is still searching for an elusive CONCACAF Champions League title, and with two clubs remaining in this year’s tournament, that reality could finally be nearing. The New York Red Bulls and Toronto FC remain in contention in the 2018 edition of the CCL as the semifinal round prepares to kick off on Tuesday.


Ronaldo proves he is still king in Salah battle

Published: March 24, 2018

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Watching Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah battle in a World Cup warm-up was incredible. It was like watching two great dancers trying to claim the same slice of floor and in the end, Ronaldo proved his supremacy again.


Neymar-less Brazil face test in Russia, powers Spain and Germany to size each other up

Published: March 22, 2018

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With just three months until the World Cup, many of football’s heavyweights are set to face off this week in international friendlies.


FIFA lifts ban on public endorsements of 2026 World Cup bids

Published: February 23, 2018

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LONDON — A ban on voters publicly endorsing any 2026 World Cup bid has been lifted by FIFA in the face of criticism from football officials. The governing body last month ordered officials not to openly discuss the merits of either the joint Northern American bid, featuring the United States, Canada and Mexico, or the rival bid from Morocco. It led to Confederation of African Football President Ahmad to express frustration at being restricted from backing his continent’s bid


Hosting 2026 World Cup could bring $5 billion to North America

Published: February 9, 2018

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Hosting the 2026 World Cup could bring more than $5 billion in economic activity to North America, the committee hoping to win the tournament’s rights says. The United Bid Committee — made up of the soccer federations of the U.S., Mexico and Canada — said a study from the Boston Consulting Group found that the countries will earn $3-4 billion after factoring in the costs of hosting the tournament


Donovan remains as unconventional as ever

Published: January 19, 2018

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Un-retiring for the third time and signing for a club in Mexico is about as Landon Donovan as Landon Donovan can get.


WATCH: El Tri honors quake first responders in moving ceremony

Published: October 7, 2017

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While the United States sweats the details of their potential berth in Russia, Mexico’s had theirs sewn up for some time. [ USMNT-PANAMA: Match recap | Player ratings | 3 things ] The tension for El Tri has come off the pitch, where a 20-second, 7.


Jamaica stuns Mexico 1-0 to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup final

Published: July 25, 2017

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After Kemar Lawrence ripped an exquisite shot over Mexico’s five-man wall and into the top corner for one of the biggest goals in Jamaican soccer history, the defender hushed his teammates and refused to celebrate. Lawrence scored on a clutch 24-yard free kick in the 88th minute, and Jamaica advanced to the final with a 1-0 upset victory over Mexico on Sunday night. “I think our guys were hungry,” Jamaica coach Theodore Whitmore said.


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