Saturday, October 29, 2016

Hooligan's Wake Up: Mexico to bid for 2026 World Cup

Yesterday's Scores
Borussia Monchengladbach 0-0 Eintracht Frankfurt

La Liga
Leganés 0-2 Real Sociedad
(Jose 29', Prieto 59')

Ligue 1
Lille 01 Paris-Saint Germain
(Cavani 65')

European League Tables

Liga MX
Veracruz 1-4 Pumas UNAM
(Furch 49')-(Gonzalez 29', 90+5', Marinez 52', Fuentes 90+2')

Miami FC 1-0 FC Edmonton
(Martinez 65')

North American League Tables

As has been expected, Mexico is certainly interested in hosting the 2026 World Cup. Mexican Football Federation president Decio de Maria has come out publically stating that his country will bid for hosting rights with or without the United States. There had been talk of a joint bid between the two CONCACAF giants. With Gianni Infantino recently announcing that he wants to expand the competition by as many as 16 teams, a joint bid would make plenty of sense. Mexico probably lacks the infrastructure to handle a greatly expanded tournament, but combined with the USA they certainly would. North America has hosted the World Cup twice. Mexico held the 1986 event and the USA hosted in 1994.

Today's Matches
Premier League
Sunderland v. Arsenal- 7:30am- NBCSN
Manchester United v. Burnley- 10am- NBCSN
Middlesbrough v. AFC Bournemouth- 10am
Tottenham v. Leicester- 10am- CNBC
Watford v. Hull City- 10am
West Bromwich Albion v. Manchester City- 10am
Crystal Palace v. Liverpool- 12:30pm- NBC

FC Augsburg v. Bayern Munich- 9:30am- FS2
Mainz v. FC Ingolstadt- 9:30am
SV Darmstadt 98 v. RB Leipzig- 9:30am
VfL Wolfsburg v. Bayer Leverkusen- 9:30am
Werder Bremen v. SC Freiburg- 9:30am
Borussia Dortmund v. Schalke 04- 12:30pm- FS2

La Liga
Sporting Gijon v. Sevilla- 7am
Alaves v. Real Madrid- 10:15am- beIN
Atletico Madrid v. Málaga- 12:30pm
Barcelona v. Granada- 2:45pm- beIN

Serie A
Bologna v. Fiorentina- 12pm
Juventus v. Napoli- 2:45pm

Ligue 1
Toulouse v. Olympique Lyonnais- 11am
AS Nancy Lorraine v. Caen- 2pm
Bastia v. Dijon- 2pm
Guingamp v. Angers- 2pm
Lorient v. Montpellier- 2pm
St. Etienne v. AS Monaco- 2pm

Liga MX
Chiapas v. Queretaro- 6pm- ESPN Deportes, Univision Deportes
Morelia v. Necaxa- 8pm
UANL v. Monterrey- 8pm- Univision
Pachuca v. Atlas- 8:06pm- NBC Universo
Club America v. Santos- 10pm- UniMas
Guadalajara v. Cruz Azul- 10:06pm- Univision

Ottawa Fury v. Fort Lauderdale Strikers- 2pm
Puerto Rico FC v. Carolina RailHawks- 7:30pm
Minnesota United v. New York Cosmos- 9pm

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