Mexico will be without one of their stars forthe upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
According to Telemundo, Dos Santos will be missing the upcoming match against Costa Rica after being forced out at halftime of the LA Galaxy'smatch against the Portland Timbers due to a right leg injury.
Mexico jumped out early, determined to avoid yet another Columbus Dos a Cero, but a second half push from the U.S. Men's National Team appeared to seala Hexagonal-opening draw. However, a late goal from a longtime El Tripest sealed a late win for the visitors on Friday night.
The game of soccer is generally trumpeted as a safe haven from the outside world. For 90 minutes, the trials and tribulations of the world around you simply don't matter. The game remains just that, a game, in the grand scheme of things. But to some people, soccer can represent so much more.
Mexico boss Juan Carlos Osorio is still somewhat new to the job, even if he has lasted quite a while by El Tri standards. Now over one full year into his Mexico tenure, Osorio is finally set to experience his first clash with the U.S. Men's National Team, and he isn't prepared to take any chances.
Juan Carlos Osorio watched helplessly from the bench as his team was thrashed, 7-0, by Chile in the Copa America quarterfinals. Now, the Mexico national team manager will be charged with pushing his team out fromthe wreckage of that defeat.
Mexico Football Federation general secretary Guillermo Cantu announced on Thursday that Osorio would remain the head coach ofthe national team.
A blazing hot start to the 2016 MLS season for LA Galaxy forward Giovani dos Santos earned him a spot for Mexico ahead of next month's Copa America, however, the 27-year-old has reportedly declined the call-up.
According to El Tri head coach Juan Carlos Osorio, he and Dos Santos had a conversation regarding a roster spot, but the Galaxy attacker opted not to accept it.
The UEFA Champions League headlines a busy Tuesday, but it's far from the only competition boasting interesting matchups throughout the day.
Manchester City's clash with Monaco serves as the main event, as Pep Guardiola and co. look to push on in continental play. Bayer Leverkusen and Atletico Madrid collide in the day's other match as last year's runners-up look to start hot on the road.
Two potential league title celebrations, including in the English Premier League, were put on hold over the weekend, while Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to play in UEFA Champions League action this week.
Bayern Munich was held, 1-1, by Borussia Monchengladbach at Allianz Arena, putting its German Bundesliga title celebration on hold as Borussia Dortmund won over the weekend to close the gap to five points.
Club America took a massive step towards winning back-to-back CONCACAF Champions League titles on Wednesday, while top teams from across Europe battled it out in league play and domestic cup competitions.
In the first leg of the CCL final, America defeated Tigres UANL, 2-0, on the road at the Estadio Universitario.
Liga MX teams won't be taking part in the 2017 Copa Libertadoes, but the Mexican league's president already is setting his sights on a possible new competition.
Enrique Bonilla says that he would be open to the possibility of a new competition featuring MLS and Liga MX teams. MLS commissioner Don Garber previously said that he would "love" to create a new competition with Liga MX to replace the defunct SuperLiga, but concerns remain over potential scheduling.
MLS teams have long pursued Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez, and it appears the league is making another go at signing the Mexico star.
ESPN is reporting that MLS is in negotiations with the Bayer Leverkusen star over a potential move to the league. The move would reportedly happen in the summer of 2018 following the expiration of Hernandez's deal with the German club.