Mexico v Iceland International Un-Friendly

March 23, 2018  •  1 Comment

Soccer: Mexico vs IcelandSoccer: Mexico vs IcelandMar 23, 2018; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Mexico defender Miguel Layún (7) celebrates after scoring a goal against Iceland during the second half at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Always a chaotic treat to cover a Mexico international soccer game.

Soccer: Mexico vs IcelandSoccer: Mexico vs IcelandMar 23, 2018; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Iceland defender Hólmar Örn Eyjólfsson (27) extends ahead of Mexico forward Oribe Peralta (19) during the second half at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Soccer: Mexico vs IcelandSoccer: Mexico vs IcelandMar 23, 2018; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Mexico forward Oribe Peralta (19) reacts after a call following a play against Iceland defender Hólmar Örn Eyjólfsson (27) during the second half at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports I still remember the first time I covered Mexico, Mexico v Australia in 2008 at the Coliseum. As Stan Szeto commented "For friendlies, they aren't that friendly"

Soccer: Mexico vs IcelandSoccer: Mexico vs IcelandMar 23, 2018; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Mexico defender Miguel Layún (7) shoves Iceland midfielder Birkir Bjarnason (8) during the second half at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Soccer: Mexico vs IcelandSoccer: Mexico vs IcelandMar 23, 2018; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Mexico defender Miguel Layún (7) shoves Iceland midfielder Birkir Bjarnason (8) during the second half at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Soccer: Mexico vs IcelandSoccer: Mexico vs IcelandMar 23, 2018; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Iceland midfielder Birkir Bjarnason (8) points after an altercation with Mexico players during the second half at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

In the decade since, Guillermo "Memo" Ochoa is still by far my favorite player, even though he didn't play this time.

Soccer: Mexico vs IcelandSoccer: Mexico vs IcelandMar 23, 2018; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa (13) before the game against Iceland at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Mexico won 2-0. Soccer: Mexico vs IcelandSoccer: Mexico vs IcelandMar 23, 2018; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Mexico midfielder Marco Fabi‡n (10) celebrates with defender Miguel Layœn (7) after a goal against Iceland during the first half at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports But as usual, it's the fans that are really the story! Soccer: Mexico vs IcelandSoccer: Mexico vs IcelandMar 23, 2018; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Mexico fans before the game against Iceland at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Carmelo and Carmelo Jr! Soccer: Mexico vs IcelandSoccer: Mexico vs IcelandMar 23, 2018; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Mexico fans before the game against Iceland at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports


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jacob(non-registered)
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