Joe Rodriguez is a soccer fanatic and he blogs about fútbol in El Paso and Juarez. Joe covers FC Juarez for 600 ESPN El Paso and he is also a longtime member of the Football Friday Night team. When he’s not watching soccer or football, you will probably find him at a sports bar enjoying a Cincinnati Reds baseball game.
Bravos Eliminated From Playoff Contention with Loss
Bravos de FC Juarez lost to Correcaminos by a score of 1-0 at Benito Juarez Olympic Stadium and were eliminated from Ascenso MX playoff contention.
El Paso Locomotive Cruise To Historic First USL Win
El Paso Locomotive FC won their first ever match in club history last night by a 2-0 margin over Orange County SC at Southwest University Park.
Locomotive Tie On The Road, Earn First Point Of Season
Any El Paso supporter could say that 2 points were left behind in Salt Lake and they would not be wrong in that analysis.
Bravos Advance to Copa MX Semi-Finals
FC Juarez defeated first division Veracruz in penalty kicks to advance to the semi-finals of the Copa MX last night at Benito Juarez Olympic Stadium.
El Paso Locomotive Seek First Win Tomorrow in Salt Lake
El Paso Locomotive FC will be looking to pick up their first ever win in franchise history Saturday afternoon when they face Real Monarchs in Salt Lake City.
Opening Night Loss Not Indicative of Locomotive Performance
El Paso Locomotive FC lost their first ever regular season match to OKC Energy FC 3-1, a deceptive final score after 90 minutes of soccer.
Soccer for the Casual Sports Fan: Value of a Draw
The final topic of a four-part series for the casual soccer fan focuses on a tie or as it is known in soccer, a draw.
Bravos Lose to Zacatepec 2-1 in Ascenso MX Match
Bravos de FC Juarez was defeated in a road match last night 2-1 by Club Atletico Zacatepec in a midweek league match of the Ascenso MX League.
Soccer for the Casual Sports Fan: Perfect Timing
The third of a four-part series for the casual soccer fan focuses on the length of a soccer match.
Soccer for the Casual Sports Fan: Getting into Shape
The second of a four-part series for the casual soccer fan focuses on how a soccer team often needs regular season games to get into proper soccer shape.