Miguel Herrera could have learned a marvelous lesson on Tuesday evening in Borisov, Belarus. You can play a lot of things with the Belarusians, but you can't beat them at chess.
There comes a time in the life of a manager when he believes his decisions, his sense and his intelligence are above everything else. He feels untouchable and powerful, capable of creating, of coming up with something new and marvelous on a field where everything seems to have been experienced and created already. Miguel...
I have an unusual theory: I believe it is important for Mexico to lose friendlies if they want to succeed.
This doesn't make sense, I know.
How can a team flourish if they are losing? How could a team make progress if they are faltering? Let me explain.
El Tri can't get comfortable; they honestly can't. If they want to remain as a group stage or round of 16 contender of the World Cup, that's fine, they can remain comfortable. However, if the national team wants to continue growing, they must strive...
With the novelty of the "Week of Football" wearing off, ESPN FC asked Iain Macintosh to watch as many games as he possibly could and tell us whether he still thought it was a good idea at the end. Here's what he made of it all. -- FC editors
Wednesday, Nov. 12
For some reason impossible to comprehend, British broadcasters have no interest in a relatively meaningless exhibition game between two foreign nations, but we are made of sturdy stuff at ESPN FC, and lights are cast upon...