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Archives: Chivas USA

New York Red Bulls 1-1 Chivas USA: Regret and Respect

Posted on by Todd Simmons
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New York Red Bulls Head Coach Mike Petke summed up the opposition on Friday when he said Chivas USA is a “young hard working team, organized, run hard and fast. Anticipate them coming in organized.” The rain that had been … Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons to be Excited for the Opening Weekend of MLS

Posted on by Kristan Heneage
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MLS returns this Saturday for its 19th season as a top flight league in the United States. There’s plenty to look forward, but here are 5 reasons in particular to be excited about the opening weekend: 1. Michael Bradley – When … Continue reading

Watch HBO’s Report on Chivas USA That Alleges Racial Discrimination at MLS Club [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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On Tuesday, July 23, the acclaimed HBO TV program Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel ran a 10-minute report that investigated claims of racial discrimination at Chivas USA. If you missed the show, watch it below in its entirety. During the … Continue reading

MLSGarlic: More Teams In Los Angeles Please

Posted on by The Goofer

WARNING – MLSGarlic will be a parody series that runs on MLSTalk. We’ll only say it once, so please be warned. Ed. We here at MLS Talk love to kick a goat while it’s down, we must admit that. But … Continue reading

MLS, Chivas USA, & NY2: Why The Goats Will Stay In LA

Posted on by Drew Farmer

Though the attendance for Chivas USA’s home match against the Columbus Crew was announced at 7,121; it is easy to believe there may have been less inside the Home Depot Center. It is also easy to believe that the single … Continue reading

Chivas USA: Major League Soccer’s Crisis Club

Posted on by Drew Farmer

In 2004, Major League Soccer decided their eleventh franchise would be placed in the soccer hotbed of Southern California. Rather than move the team to San Diego or another part of the area, the league’s brain trust and team owners … Continue reading

MLS Doubles Down on a Bad Bet

Posted on by Robert Hay

In last night’s MLS Talk podcast, the crew discussed the news broken by Don Garber that MLS was helping Chivas stabilize their geographic situation by seeking a permanent soccer-specific stadium in downtown Los Angles.  Speaking with Abraham Madkour of Sports … Continue reading

Midweek Recap – Chicago Stumbles Again, Whitecaps Continue Chivas USA Misery

Posted on by Earl Reed

Two matches on Wednesday night, two completely different results for the playoff teams involved. Chicago 1:3 Philadelphia What is happening to Chicago? This is the second match in a row where the Fire looked outclassed. While that kind of result … Continue reading

Loss to Seattle Shows Fallacy of Chivas Playoff Hopes

Posted on by Robert Hay

In political parlance, the “laugh test” is the method to determine the reality of a proposal or idea, as in if a person laughs when you tell them your solution to a problem, it both unrealistic and ridiculous.  A few … Continue reading

Sounders Score Four to Get into Fourth US Open Cup Final

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

It just never gets old when this Pacific Northwest side continues to make their march on another US Open Cup run. They may have had to play an extra round to get to that final destination, but no matter who … Continue reading

Angel Honored, Then He Scores As Red Bulls Draw

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

This was the game where it all came full circle. When Bruce Arena used one of his two Designated Player spots in the 2007 season he brought over Juan Pablo Angel from Aston Villa of the English Premiership and right … Continue reading

Union’s Old Guard Dwindles To None With Califf Trade

Posted on by Earl Reed

Mwanga. McInerney. Torres. Okugo. Williams. What do these names have in common? Besides all being under the age of 23, as of today they are the only remnants of the inaugural 2010 Philadelphia Union season. The Union continued with their … Continue reading

Red Bulls and Chivas USA Swap Agudelo For Pearce

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

There was a buzz going around Red Bull training as rumors were flying around about a potential trade in the works with Chivas USA. Some thought it was going to be for Rafa Marquez, as some thought a change of … Continue reading

MLS ’12 Preview: Chivas USA

Posted on by Earl Reed

  Team: Chivas USA Coach: Robin Fraser Last Season: 8 – 14 – 12 = 36 points, 8th Place Western, 15th Overall Twitter Hashtag: #ChivasUSA Back to the drawing board - that seems to have been the theme for the 2011-12 … Continue reading

Goats No More, Or A Bit Longer? Three Questions for Chivas USA

Posted on by Robert Hay

Chivas USA had a new head coach and a new system last season, but after a slow start the team looked to be set in neutral in the competitive Western Conference.  However, the acquisition of Juan Pablo Angel and a … Continue reading

Chivas Force 2-2 Draw with United

Posted on by Robert Hay

Fans who saw the scoreline of September 10th’s 3-0 win by DC United over Chivas would assume that DCU would win handily against the Goats at home and, with New York’s loss, would move into the driver’s seat with their … Continue reading

Philadelphia 3-2 Chivas USA: Paunovic Settles Into Nowak’s System

Posted on by Earl Reed

The Philadelphia Union had gone nearly a month since their previous victory. The home side overcame a halftime deficit to defeat Chivas USA 3-2. For the second match in a row, manager Peter Nowak fielded a combination 4-1-4-1/4-1-3-2 shape, with … Continue reading

Fire Send Off McBride, Brown in Style

Posted on by Robert Hay

Jaime Moreno was not the only big-name retiree this weekend; the Chicago Fire said goodbye to American soccer legend Brian McBride and longtime defender C.J. Brown.  The club’s overall record was disappointing to fans, but by getting ten points in … Continue reading