May 17, 2012 |
In arguably one of the biggest trades in the franchise's short history, Chivas USA on Thursday acquired striker Juan Agudelo from the New York Red Bulls in exchange for defender Heath Pearce and allocation money. Moments later, Chivas announced another deal, sending midfielder Michael Lahoud and allocation money to Philadelphia in exchange for Union defender Danny Califf. Agudelo, a 19-year-old rising star with the U.S. national team, has six goals in 33 matches with the Red Bulls over the last three seasons.
April 13, 2012 |
When: 1:30 PDT. Where: BMO Field, Toronto. On the air: TV: FS West, KWHY. Records: Chivas 2-3, Toronto 0-4. Record vs. Toronto (2011): 1-0-1. Update: This is a good matchup for Chivas USA, which is not only unbeaten on the road this season but, in Toronto FC, will play the only MLS team still looking for its first point in the standings. Chivas remains without striker Juan Pablo Angel (concussion) and midfielder Michael Lahoud (hamstring)
March 31, 2012
Chivas USA tonight VS. SPORTING KANSAS CITY When: 6. Where: Home Depot Center. On the air: TV: KDOC, KWHY. Records: Chivas 1-2, Sporting Kansas City 3-0. Record vs. Sporting Kansas City (2011): 0-1-1. Update: Chivas USA's rugged early-season schedule continues Sunday night when it plays host to the Eastern Conference's only undefeated, untied team in Sporting Kansas City, which entered the weekend leading MLS with six goals in three games.
March 11, 2012 |
Chivas USA played a soccer game it didn't win Sunday. Nothing new about that. The team has won just 16 times in the last two years combined. But in this case, a 1-0 loss to the Houston Dynamo on Andre Hainault's goal two minutes into stoppage time felt almost like a victory. Almost. "I'll never say I'm happy with a loss," goalkeeper Dan Kennedy said after his team's Major League Soccer season opener, played before a Home Depot Center crowd generously announced at 14,464.
June 18, 2011 |
FC Dallas put the ball in the net three times Saturday night, and that was good enough for a 2-1 victory over Chivas USA before 11,253 at the Home Depot Center. Both teams made defensive lapses in the second half, with the only Chivas goal coming on a deflection off a Dallas player The deciding goal came after Dallas midfielder Andrew Jacobsen sent a seemingly harmless header into the Chivas box in the 85th minute. The Chivas defense left the ball for goalkeeper Dan Kennedy.
June 4, 2011 |
Welcome back, Marcos. The return of starting forward Marcos Mondaini following a four-game suspension arrived none too soon for home-challenged Chivas USA. His classic finish, coming in the 70th minute, was the crucial difference Saturday night at Home Depot Center in Carson. It lifted Chivas to a 1-0 victory over the Portland Timbers, the team's first win in four games. The expansion Timbers have yet to win on the road. After lifting Chivas, Mondaini dropped to his knees next to and slightly behind the goal, raising two fingers in celebration.