Chivas USA, seven points out of a postseason berth with seven games to play, made an attempt at bolstering its playoff run Wednesday when it acquired New England Revolution midfielder Shalrie Joseph.
A four-time Major League Soccer all-star, Joseph will be counted on to jump-start an offense that ranks last in the league with 14 goals in 20 games.
“He has been one the most consistent players in this league," Chivas General Manager Jose Domene said. "He brings his experience and he will help us make that final push for the playoffs and hopefully MLS Cup.”
To get the 34-year-old Joseph, who has one goal and three assists in 18 games in this season, Chivas sent midfielder Blair Gavin, a SuperDraft second-round pick in 2013, and undisclosed allocation money to New England.