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Groups D and E Intensify the World Cup

Groups D and E Intensify the World Cup

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 22, 2018


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Friday morning, Brazil (1-1-0) needed 91 minutes to score against Costa Rica (0-0-2) in St. Petersburg. The Brazilians  hit the back of the net twice in stoppage time and won 2-0. With the result, Brazil (La Selecao) now leads Group E through goal difference. It began to alleviate concerns after...

World Cup: The Curious Case of the Juggernauts

World Cup: The Curious Case of the Juggernauts

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 21, 2018


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Inside the first week of the FIFA World Cup in Russia, a handful of teams have began packing their bags. After two matches, three teams, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and Peru are eliminated from playoff contention with one game left. After Thursday’s games, even the likes of Argentina are hanging by a...

Argentina Looks Fragile and VAR Enters the Scene

Argentina Looks Fragile and VAR Enters the Scene

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 16, 2018


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A pair of missed penalties and some Video Assistant Referee calls were the defining moments in Day 3 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Lionel Messi’s miss from the spot meant missed opportunity for Argentina meanwhile France managed a victory against Australia. Messi Unable to Influence Argentina A day of ...

Ronaldo Shines, Uruguay Leave it Late, and Morocco Left in Agony

Ronaldo Shines, Uruguay Leave it Late, and Morocco Left in Agony

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 15, 2018


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Friday was the first full day of World Cup 2018 in Russia as Groups A and B finished their first round of play. Cristiano Ronaldo Shines Brightest Cristiano Ronaldo’s three goals secured a point for Portugal in Sochi’s Fischt Stadium against Iberian rivals Spain. The entertaining 3-3 draw offered ...

World Cup Opener Results in Target Practice for Host

World Cup Opener Results in Target Practice for Host

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 14, 2018


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It was a dream start for Russia’s compressed, counter-attacking style that proved too much for a listless Saudi Arabia. The hosts were led by substitutes Denis Cheryshev and Artem Dzyuba to a 5-0 win at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The patient transitioning of Russia outpaced Saudi Arabia’s passive de...

El Paisano in Russia

El Paisano in Russia

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

June 13, 2018


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The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup is hours away from kicking off. Host nation Russia will battle Saudi Arabia in the tournament’s opening match in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday. This summer, El Paisano Online will be your guide throughout the duration of the event. Time Difference Usu...

Is Mexico World Cup ready for Russia 2018?

Is Mexico World Cup ready for Russia 2018?

Aaron Martinez

May 28, 2018


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Mexico’s National soccer team started their preparation for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. “El Tri” faced the Wales National soccer team at the Pasadena Rose Bowl where more than 80,000 fanatics congregated for the game. This was the first of three games that Mexico is using for preparation before...

Signing Event Held for Graduating Rio Hondo Volleyball Members

Signing Event Held for Graduating Rio Hondo Volleyball Members

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018


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A signing event took place Thursday, May 17 in the Rio Hondo pool area for Lady Roadrunner volleyball members who will be moving on from the college. Michell Chavez, Sara Harding, Michelle Hawkins, Madison Mader,  Natalie Magallon, Victoria Martinez and Bree Newton were the Ladies recognized for their...

LAFC Tie After Taking Lead for Second Time in Three Matches

LAFC Tie After Taking Lead for Second Time in Three Matches

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

May 14, 2018


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Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) remain unbeaten at Banc of California Stadium after a 2-2 draw against New York City Football Club (NYCFC) May 13. The tie against the Eastern Conference opponent meant six in a row without losing for the Black and Gold. But it also meant the second of three games...

LAFC proves too good for Minnesota United

LAFC proves too good for Minnesota United

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Tyler Miller, Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) goalkeeper, earned his fourth shutout this season on Wednesday, May 9 against Minnesota United. The Black and Gold played its first midweek match at Banc of California Stadium, winning 2-0 in convincing fashion. “Everyone is willing to sacrifice,” The LAFC...

LAFC tie in their second home game

LAFC tie in their second home game

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

May 8, 2018


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Football Club Dallas came into Banc of California Stadium on Saturday May 5 and earned a 1-1 draw. Argentinian Maximiliano Urruti equalized early in the second half as Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) played better but tied. Steven Beitashour scored 10 minutes into the match. The early goal provoked...

LAFC Open Banc of California Stadium with Last-Gasp Win

LAFC Open Banc of California Stadium with Last-Gasp Win

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

May 1, 2018


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April 29 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) won its first ever game at Banc of California Stadium 1-0 against the Seattle Sounders. Laurent Ciman, captain of LAFC, capped off an exceptional homecoming by scoring a game-winning goal with less than a minute left in the match. Prepared...

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