September 6, 2013 |
Los Angeles Salesian High teammates who went on to become first-round picks in successive Major League Soccer drafts will square off Sunday at the StubHub Center when midfielder Carlos Alvarez and Chivas USA plays host to midfielder Luis Silva and D.C. United. The game won't have an influence on the MLS standings since both teams are last in their respective divisions -- Chivas, at 5-15-7 is in the Western Conference cellar while D.C. United owns the league's worst record at 3-18-5.
July 16, 2013 |
CHIVAS USA TONIGHT VS TORONTO FC When: 7:30. Where: StubHub Center. On the air: TV: None; Radio: 690. Records: Chivas USA 3-11-5, Toronto FC 2-9-7. Record vs. Toronto FC (2012): 1-0-0. Update: Both Chivas USA and Toronto FC are among Major League Soccer's worst teams and hope a win can begin salvaging their seasons. Chivas USA, returning to its home stadium after a three-game trip, are winless in their last 14 games. Its last win was March 30. Toronto FC has only one win in its last six games, which also included three ties.
July 1, 2013 |
Chivas USA signed another player of Mexican descent Monday. But don't expect this one to resurface playing for the Mexican national team or in the Mexican league with Chivas of Guadalajara. That's because Carlos Bocanegra earned the nickname "Captain America" by captaining the U.S. in the 2010 World Cup. And his return to Major League Soccer could fuel a return to form that may propel him back onto a national team hasn't played for since November. "I've very excited to join the club," said Bocanegra, who will be eligible to play for Chivas USA when the summer transfer window opens July 9, pending receipt of his international transfer certificate.
March 31, 2013 |
Jose Villarreal, one of the Galaxy's bright young soccer stars, has joined an illustrious group with his bicycle-kick goal Saturday in stoppage time. Did you see the play that made all the highlight shows? Including No. 1 on a certain sports juggernaut? Move over Landon Donovan, Robbie Keane and the recently departed David Beckham. Villarreal, the 19-year-old from Inglewood, came in as a substitute against Toronto FC and netted the equalizer in the 92nd minute of a 2-2 draw on Saturday.
April 16, 2012 |
Goalkeeper Dan Kennedy of Chivas USA was named Major League Soccer's player of the week after shutting out Toronto FC on Saturday in a 1-0 win. Kennedy made four saves, including a crucial stop in the 89th minute when he frustrated Danny Koevermans from close range, giving Chivas its second consecutive road victory. Kennedy also leads the league with 23 saves on the season, and Saturday's shutout was his second of the year. The player of the week award was the first for Kennedy and the first by a Chivas USA player since Justin Braun won in May 2011.
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)