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23hIvan Canada, ESPN Mexico writer

Queretaro's Ruiz, 17, finds self in sudden spotlight

In a matter of months, Queretaro's 17-year-old phenom has gone from playing U-17 to a starting spot in Liga MX and an international cap for Mexico.

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1dTom Marshall, Cesar Hernandez and Eric Gomez

Clasico Regio headlines W2W4 in Liga MX

There are matchups and storylines galore in Liga MX this weekend, but all eyes will be up north for the Clasico Regio between Monterrey and Tigres.

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2dJeff Carlisle and Tom Marshall

Campeones Cup has potential but a few key flaws

The Campeones Cup on Wednesday between Tigres and Toronto FC showed the potential of partnership between Liga MX and MLS -- but not without flaws.

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3dTom Marshall

Tigres' Ferretti: Let me enjoy Campeones win

Tigres boss Ricardo Ferretti said he wants to enjoy Wednesday's win before thinking about a crucial Liga MX clash against Monterrey.

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Tigres beat Toronto FC to win Campeones Cup

Liga MX side Tigres UANL picked up another trophy and got the best of defending MLS champions Toronto FC in the inaugural Campeones Cup.

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4dTom Marshall and Jeff Carlisle

Domestic struggles make for interesting Campeones Cup

Toronto and Tigres are representing MLS and Liga MX as champions in the Campeones Cup, but their domestic forms have been anything but title-worthy.

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Maradona wins first match as Dorados manager

A hat trick from Vinicio Angulo helped get Diego Maradona's managerial career in Mexico off to the perfect start as Dorados beat Tapachula 4-1.

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6dTom Marshall

Mexico prepares for Maradona's 'crazy' debut

Ahead of Diego Maradona's Dorados coaching debut, his new boss insists "sometimes it is the crazy ones that open the path that the wise follow."

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8dTom Marshall

Is Ferretti the right coach for Mexico?

One thing is clear: Ricardo Ferretti dances to a different beat and wouldn't suddenly get flustered because he's the Mexico national team manager.

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8dTom Marshall, Cesar Hernandez and Eric Gomez

Liga MX W2W4: Furch saving Santos, Necaxa eye upset

The second half of Liga MX's Apertura kicks off this weekend. Julio Furch's form for Santos Laguna and a potential upset is what we are watching.

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9dTom Marshall

Tigres exec: No word from Mexico over Ferretti

Tigres' president said Mexico officials haven't approached the club over Ricardo Ferretti taking over El Tri on a permament basis.

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10dTom Marshall

Mexico lost focus after Miazga mocked Lainez

Matt Miazga mocking Diego Lainez's height took the headlines, but Mexico need Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti to mold its new generation.

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11dCesar Hernandez

Lainez 8/10 but missed chances doom Mexico

Mexico showed glimpses of an efficient attack against the U.S. but failure to capitalize on key chances doomed El Tri on Tuesday.