SAN ANTONIO -- Mexico's 4-0 loss against Argentina on Sunday ended El Tri unbeaten run in 2019, but despite the thrashing, players are hoping to learn from the experience.
Mexico started brightly, but mistakes capitalized on by clinical hat-trick hero Lautaro Martinez saw Argentina head into the break four goals ahead, with the game at times looking like it would get even more ugly for El Tri, bringing back memories of the 7-0 loss to Chile in Copa America Centenario in 2016.
"It wasn't that bad,"...
LOS ANGELES -- The LA Galaxy's 17-year-old forward, Efrain Alvarez, made his way out of Dignity Health Sports Park long after Swedish legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mexico national team midfielder Jonathan dos Santos and chart-topping pop star Becky G, who's dating LA Galaxy midfielder Sebastian Lletget, were long gone.
Alvarez showered and changed following the Galaxy's 2-1 loss to Cruz Azul in Leagues Cup action on Aug. 20 before making the 30-minute drive back to his East Los Angeles home,...
SAN ANTONIO -- This international break compacted the Mexico national team's longstanding existential dilemma into the space of a few days.
First up, last Friday, there was a confident and impressive 3-0 victory against a United States side in transition. Beating your rival always brings a boost, but especially when it was so convincing, highlighting an apparent gap between the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in CONCACAF.