Tag Archives: club world cup 2012

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CCL 2013-14 Qualifiers: End of the Road

Monterrey’s 2012 Club World Cup run will finish just like their previous one: in a consolation match against North African opposition. Such an assertion admittedly overlooks the clear improvement in the rayados’ performance over last year. Yes, Chelsea threatened to play them off the field in the first 20 minutes; …

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Caribbean and Club World Cup: One Game from History

By this time on Thursday, the entire discussion of football in our region may change. In the Caribbean, no fewer than three teams stand only 90 minutes, only one victory away from establishing a name for themselves in next year’s Gold Cup, rallying their expatriate communities in the US who …

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The Comeback, ft. Monterrey, Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti and Saprissa

Second, third and fourth chances are the order of the day this weekend. On their second trip to Japan, 2011-12 CONCACAF Champions League winners Monterrey will attempt to make up for their underwhelming display last year, as well as become the first team from our region to reach the Club …

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Champions League Preview: 2012-13 Group Stage, Matchday 5

The first time that Monterrey earned the opportunity to test themselves on the global stage, the draw gave them the easiest possible path to earning a first-ever appearance for a CONCACAF club in a World Cup Final. The rayados would begin by taking on a host team venturing outside of …