Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Americans open season in Mexico
by Paul Kennedy, July 27th, 2009 11:02AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

While Mexico's national team was celebrating its Gold Cup title at Giants Stadium and Club America was playing Chelsea at the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium, Mexican clubs got down to business in the First Division's Torneo Apertura. Jose Francisco Torres, the lone Mexico-based American on the U.S. Confederations Cup roster, did not suit up for Pachuca on the opening day of the 2009 Torneo Apertura, but four other Americans -- including two who spent most of last season in the minor leagues -- played.

Former U.S. U-20 Sammy Ochoa came on late for Estudiantes Tecos in its 3-2 home loss to Pachuca.

Fellow Californian Jesus Padilla also came on as a sub for Guadalajara in a 4-3 loss to defending Apertura champion Toluca.

Marco Antonio Vidal was back in the starting lineup for surprise 2009 Clausura semifinalist Indios in its 0-0 tie at home with Monterrey.

Loaned to Tigres, his third club of the year, New Mexico product Edgar Castillo started for Tigres in its 1-1 tie with Puebla.

The Puebla goal was scored by former MLS star Carlos Ruiz in Mexico debut.

MEXICO
Apertura
July 24-26
UAG 2 (Marioni pen. 39, Ruiz 57) Pachuca 3 (Cacho 31, Alvarez 44, Gimenez pen. 65).
Cruz Azul 0 Chiapas 2 (Peralta 17, Padilla 85).
Tigres 1 (Lobos 73) Puebla 1 (Ruiz pen. 53).
Indios 0 Monterrey 0.
Atlas 1 (Pacheco 45) UNAM 0.
Morelia 1 (Ramirez 18) Santos 1 (Mosqueda 73).
Toluca 4 (Calderon 19, Perez 36, Zinha 72, Lopez 90) Guadalajara 3 (Balcazar 6, Galindo 78, Reynoso 90).


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Kljestan and Boyd get first goals    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Sacha Kljestan, whose short-term move to MLS over the summer was thwarted, finally got ...
Zakuani makes 'most difficult decision' in his life    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] At the age of 26, Steve Zakuani is retiring from soccer, his career never ...
Crew lines up young Swede for 2015 campaign    
[MLS TRANSACTIONS] The Columbus Crew is about to enter the playoffs for the first time under ...
Red Bulls are rolling, Sporting KC is reeling    
[MLS PLAYOFF PREVIEW] Sporting Kansas City starts off defense of its 2013 MLS Cup title Thursday ...
Controversial call sends FC Dallas into next round    
[MLS PLAYOFFS] One game into the 2014 MLS playoffs and already the postseason is roiled by ...
You won't believe he missed from there    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Napoli's Jose Callejon demonstrates how to miss an open net from ...
What They're Saying: Jermain Defoe    
"It was hurtful. In England, at all the clubs I've played for, no one ever said ...
An own goal worthy of dance celebration?    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Less than two minutes after kickoff in this Kenyan Premier League ...
Soccer America Power Rankings    
[MLS: Week 33] Seattle closed out the regular season atop the Soccer America Power Rankings by ...
FIFA introduces official logo    
[WORLD CUP 2018] FIFA and World Cup 2018 organizers introduced the official logo for the tournament ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives