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Ten Mexican teams in action on U.S. soil
July 7th, 2014 2:41AM

TAGS:  mexico, nasl, usl


[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] With the Torneo Apertura set to kick off in two weeks, 10 of the 18 teams in Mexicos's Liga MX were playing in the United States on Sunday.

They included Puebla, which lost to the NASL's Carolina RailHawks, 2-1. The winning goal was scored by 18-year-old Conor Donovan, called up from their academy team.

With the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open Cup against FC Dallas scheduled for Wednesday, the RailHawks rested most of their starters. Ty Shipalane also scored for Carolina in a match that drew 6,155 fans.

The NASL San Antonio Scorpions tied Monterrey, 1-1, in front of 6,397 spectators at Toyota Field on Sunday evening.

In the third match involving U.S. and Mexican teams, Atlas beat USL PRO's Sacramento Republic FC, 2-1.

Matches involving Mexican clubs were played in Chicago, San Francisco and Frisco, Texas. Guadalajara lost to Cruzeiro of Brazil, 2-0, in El Paso, Texas.

International Friendlies:
July 6 in Chicago
Cruz Azul (Mexico) 1 UNAM (Mexico) 1
July 6 in Frisco, Texas
Santos (Mexico) 2 Guadalajara (Mexico) 0
July 6 in El Paso, Texas
Guadalajara (Mexico) 0 Cruzeiro (Brazil) 2
July 6 in Sacramento

Sacramento Republic FC 1 Atlas (Mexico) 2
July 6 in San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio Scorpions 1 Monterrey (Mexico) 1
July 6 in Cary, N.C.
Carolina RailHawks 2 Puebla (Mexico) 1
July 6 in San Francisco
Club America (Mexico) 2 Toluca (Mexico) 1
July 9 in Carson, Calif.
Guadalajara (Mexico) vs. Cruz Azul (Mexico)
July 9 in Sacramento, Calif.
Club America (Mexico) vs. Leon (Mexico)

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