Latest Mexico National Soccer Team News

Tyler Adams scores 1st goal to give US 1-0 win over Mexico

Sep. 12, 2018 9:46 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Americans is testing young players to get the United States back to the World Cup in 2022. Tyler Adams, Antonee Robinson and goalkeeper Zack Steffen are giving glimpses they might be able to help. Adams scored his first international goal, four minutes after Angel Zaldivar was...

Weah among 6 changes in US starting lineup vs. Mexico

Sep. 11, 2018 9:02 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. interim coach Dave Sarachan made six changes for Tuesday's exhibition against Mexico, inserting 18-year-old midfielder Tim Weah into the starting lineup. Sarachan started right back Shaq Moore in just his third national team appearance, central defender Cameron Carter-Vickers,...

Maradona to coach soccer club in Mexico's cartel heartland

Sep. 10, 2018 12:05 AM EDT

CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — Diego Maradona, whose public battles with cocaine made him soccer's poster child for the perils of substance abuse, is setting up camp in Mexico's drug cartel heartland as the new coach of a second-tier team. Draped in official club gear, the Argentine soccer legend arrived this...

Diego Maradona hired as coach of 2nd-tier Mexican team

Sep. 6, 2018 6:32 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The president of the second-tier Mexican soccer club Dorados of Sinaloa says Argentine great Diego Maradona has been hired as the team's coach. Club president Jose Antonio Nunez confirmed Maradona's hiring without providing details of his contract. The club's Twitter account also...

US to play Mexico, Panama, Trinidad in women's qualifying

Sep. 4, 2018 4:23 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The United States will play Mexico, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago in the group stage of the CONCACAF Women's Championship, which serves as qualifying for next year's World Cup in France. The top-ranked U.S., defending its 2015 World Cup title, opens Oct. 4 against Mexico, plays Panama three...

Sarachan's tenure as US interim coach nearing year mark

Sep. 3, 2018 7:07 PM EDT

WHIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Cherie Sarachan wonders along with many U.S. soccer fans. "Yeah, my wife asks me all the time what my future's going to be," American interim coach Dave Sarachan said ahead of Friday's exhibition against Brazil. "But I look at it day by day and just doing my job and enjoying the...

Pulisic to miss US exhibitions

Sep. 2, 2018 11:47 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Midfielder Christian Pulisic will miss the United States' exhibitions against Brazil and Mexico because of a muscle injury, and Sebastian Lletget will return to the national team for the first time since a severe foot injury in March 2017. Interim coach Dave Sarachan selected 24 players...

Trump meets with FIFA president to talk World Cup

Aug. 28, 2018 3:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of FIFA, soccer's international organization, is presenting President Donald Trump with a gift he might actually want to use. FIFA president Gianni Infantino gave Trump several tokens during a meeting in the Oval Office Tuesday, including red and yellow penalty cards that he...