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Josh’ two goals decide the game

It was an interesting game in the 14thencounter between Internacionalitos and Mexicanos. Team Mexicanos integrated 4 new players into their team, while Internacionalitos was able to play with their experienced players. Captain Manni from India made sure to have a competitive team this weekend, after having lost 1:2 the week before. He was recruiting his best players throughout the week. The group welcomed the new Mexicans Max, Roberto, Dimitri and Victor to the competitive Saturday 11 a side games:

Internacionalitos

Subs: Bruno (VEN)

Niko (ARG)

Jens (GER) – Jon (ENG) – Nabil (FR) – Tomo (JAP)

Manni (c) (IN) – Pablo (FR) – Danilo (BRA) – Kim (GER) – Andre (BRA)

Josh (ENG)

Fumi (JAP)

Dimitri – Roberto – Ismael – Ricardo – Max

Angel – Wen (c) – Hazael – Miguel

Mauricio (gk)

Subs: Max (FR), Victor Barroso

Mexicanos

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MEXICANS ARE BACK!

Saturday 12thof January: The Mexicans win 3:1 against Internacionalitos with goals of Beto and Javier (2). It was the last victory of the Mexicans in El Clásico against the Internacionalitos. Five months later, on yesterday’s Saturday 11-a-side game, the Mexicans reconquered the thrown again. They managed to turn a 0:1 initial defeat into a 2:1 victory!

Newcomers Guillermo from Mexico and Aymeric and Asa from France and the US helped out the Mexican and International team respectively. This week, the Mexican team almost consisted a 100% of Mexican players. Only Venezuelan midfielder Raymond complemented the Mexican team, in an impressive manner.

Mexicanos

Sub: Manu

Mauricio (gk)

Alberto – Hazael – Wen (c) – Guillermo

Raymond – Ricardo – Bob – Angel

Elias – Christian

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Aymeric (FR) – Matthieu (FR)

Chris (VEN) – Jonny (ENG) – Kim (GER) – Max (FR)

Bruno (VEN) – Jens (GER) – Manni (c) (IN) – Asa (US)

Iron-Mike (US)

Internacionalitos

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Hurricane Internacionalitos runs through Mexicanos

6thvictory in 12thencounter for Internacionalitos

For the first time in a long time central midfielder Deyban from Portugal came back to the Saturday games at Benito Juarez Stadium. Immediately he stabilized the midfield of the internationals from the beginning, dominating it in the first half with non other than Pablo Moctezuma from France. Captain Manni took the right midfielder position, with English Jon dropping down one position into the central defending position next to Nabil from France.

Mexicans got support from Japanese moody striker Fumi, newcomer Ignacio from Argentina and German central backs Kim and Jens:

Internacionalitos

Subs: Max (FR)

Mike (gk) (US)

Tomo (JAP) – Jon (ENG) – Nabil (FR) – Bruno (VEN)

Manni (IN) – Pablo (FR) – Deyban (POR) – Danny (US)

Josh (ENG) – Ferro (VEN)

Fumi (JAP) – Manuel – Javier

Jorge – Wen – Ignacio (ARG)

Pepa – Kim (GER) – Jens (GER) – Angel

Carlos (gk)

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Venezuelan subs make the difference

Both goals of the game created by Venezuelan subs Emil and Raymond

The 11thgame between team Mexicanos and team Internacionalitos had no looser. Both teams tried hard to improve their statistics in the 11thencounter of El Clásico. The Mexicans received support from Niko, Fumi and Raymond from Argentina, Japan and Venezuela. Newcomer Gunther played for the first time for the Mexicans, occupying the striker position next to Ricardo. Internacionalitos had 4 players from France and Venezuela each, complemented by Mike, Manni and Edward form the US, India and Kenya. Due to having an overload of offensive players, captain Manny decided to go for an attacking 3-4-3 system. Mexicans relied on their 4-4-2, with captain Wen taking the “sweeper” position:

Mexicanos

Subs: Raymond (VEN), Hazael

Carlos (gk)

Wen (c)

Alejandro – Niko (ARG) – Angel

Alberto – Fumi (JAP) – Maye – Mauricio

Gunther – Ricardo

Greg (FR) – Edward (KEN) – Ferro (VEN)

Chris (VEN) – Pablo (FR) – Jon (ENG) – Max (FR)

Bruno (VEN) – Nabil (FR) – Manni (c) (IN)

Mike (gk) (US)

Subs: Emil (VEN)

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Internacionalitos with 5th victory over Mexicanos

Internacionalitos with 5th victory over Mexicanos in 10th encounter

In the 10thencounter between Internacionalitos y Mexicanos the international team conquered their 5thvictory. Overall, the Mexicans won 3 times and there were two draws between both teams so far.

The Mexicans received international help from Selim and Max (France), Fumi (Japan) and Mark (US). The internationals had players from the US, Japan, France, India, Kenya, England, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina and Germany. With Chris from Venezuela, Nabil from France, Kyle from the US and Ricardo from Mexico, 4 new players joined our competitive 11 a side games.

Internacionalitos

Subs: Jens (GER), Kyle (US), Edward (KEN)

Mike (GK) (US)

Tomo (JAP) – Manni (IN) – Nabil (FR) – Andre (BRA)

Niko (ARG) – Pablo (FR) – Jon (ENG) – Chris (VEN)

Josh (ENG) – Ferro (VEN)

Manu – Javier

Fumi (JAP)

Hazael – Ricardo – Ruben – Max (FR)

Angel – Wen – Mark (US)

Subs: Selim (FR), Ismael (MX)

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„El Clásico“ without a winner

„El Clásico“ without a winner in 9th encounter

El Clásico – Mexicans vs Internationals. That is the mother of all games in Mexico City. Since the first game between an international and a Mexican 11 a side team on July 22nd of 2018, there have been 8 games between both teams. While the first game was won 2:1 by the at that time called Mexican All Star team, it is the internationals that hold more victories. They were able to win 4 times, while the Mexicans were able to win 3 times, with one 1:1 draw (see the table of all games below). The international team emerged from a team called Jakeventus, captained by English striker Jake. Now, “El Clásico” will remain between team “Internacionalitos” of players from all over the World and team “Mexicanos”.

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ROW beats Latinos with two goals of Josh

While many players were traveling all around the country for Semana Santa, 24 soccer players from 9 different countries gathered together to play at the traditional Saturday 11 a side game. We were happy to welcome several new guys to the games at Benito Juarez Stadium. Argentinian Niku, Venezuelan Bruno and Mexican goalkeeper Gerry complemented the Latinos. On the other side, Mexican Dani and Maye and Irish Troy supported the Rest of the World team. In general, it was a highly latino-influenced game. Only Josh (England), Theo (France), Troy (Irland), Jens (Germany) and mighty Mike (USA) represented the non-latino part. The new players were integrated very quickly into the teams. Both teams decided to play in a traditional 4-4-2 formation:

Latinos

Subs: Niku (ARG)

Gerry (GK) (MX) 

Angel (MX) – Manu (MX) – Wen (MX) – Jorge (MX)

Christian (MX) – Oscar (VEN) – Hazael (MX) – Alberto (MX)

Ferro (VEN) – Bruno (VEN)

Josh (ENG) – Maye (MX)

Dani (MX) – Theo (FR) – Bob (MX) – Raymond (VEN)

Troy (IR) – Danilo (BRA) – Jens (GER) – Andre (BRA)

Mike (GK) (US)

Subs: Manni (IN)

Rest of the World

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A strong team France does not break Mannichester’s unbeaten record

It was the expected fierce battle between Mannichester FC and team France. This past Saturday a French selection let by Pablo Moctezuma and Matthieu challenged the unbeaten team of Mannichester FC with players from India, Brazil, US, Venezuela, Germany, Kenya and Mexico. The French team itself got international support with defender Oscar, midfielder Emil and striker Ferro, all from Venezuela.

Mannichester trusted in a conventional 4-4-2 formation. France chose a more attractive 4-2-3-1 formation, having one extra midfielder in the center:

 

Mannichester FC

Subs: Raymond (VEN), Javier (MX)

Carlos

Manni (c) (IN) – Wen (MX) – Danilo (BRA) – Hazael (MX)

Danny (US) – Deyban (VEN) – Kim (GER) – Ryan (US)

Elias (MX) – Edward (KEN)

Greg

Matthieu – Leandre – Max

Pablo (c) – Nico

Olivier – Cyril – Oscar – Alfaro

Chris

Subs: Ferro, Emil

France

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Duel of the titans: Mannichester vs France

The success of the new team of Mannichester FC got noticed in the soccer scene in Mexico City. The competitive team of players from Mexico, Kenya, France, India, Germany, Brazil, England and Venezuela remain unbeaten to the date. Therefore, Mannichester FC got challenged by a French selection, let by Pablo Moctezuma and Matthieu. There is no doubt that the French selection will come up with a supreme team, having chosen the 13 best players of the 20.000 French people that live in Mexico City.

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Return game Rest of the World vs Mannichester

High speed soccer at Benito Juarez Stadium

Several changes were made on both sides compared to the first game between both teams one week ago. Wen, Hazael, Ruben, Jon and Edward replaced Hector, Arturo, Danny, Greg and Raymond for Mannichester. The French connection Nico, Matthieu, Seb and Pablo replaced Mauricio, Jorge, Manuel and Angel’s friend for Rest of the World. On paper, Rest of the World improved their squad tremendously. Mannichester had to feel that in the first half:

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