Category: Preki

Chivas USA out for respect in Playoff edition of El Clásico Angelino

Jonathan Bornstein and Chivas USA look to become the top team in Los Angeles It’s impossible to travel in Los Angeles on a Sunday evening without seeing the beautiful game being played by people of walks of life, income levels, and ethnic backgrounds. In this sprawling metropolis, there are two teams that rule the soccer scene, David Beckham and Landon Donovan’s Los Angeles Galaxy and los rojiblancos of Chivas de Guadalajara. One team is conspicuously absent, the red and white of MLS club Chivas USA. Although the MLS Club has been around for five years, the team has been unable ... Read more

The Ballad of Freddy Adu

Freddy Adu & Pele On Saturday in Monaco, A.S. Monaco beat Stade Rennes, 3 to 1, giving Monaco 40 points on the season thus far and securing a spot in the middle of the French Ligue 1 table. Sitting on Monaco’s bench, was one Freddy Adu, watching his team take on a Rennes’ squad that included the captain of the US National Team, Carlos Bocanegra. Despite suiting up on Saturday, Adu did not see any playing time. The apparently star-crossed story of Freddy Adu is familiar to most American soccer fans. Born in Ghana, Adu moved to the United States ... Read more

Sunday Morning MLS Review

Ah another Saturday of MLS action is in the books and interest already seems to be at midseason form: that is to say people are losing interest as evidenced by the attendance. Perhaps it was DC’s midweek loss that rendered the best in MLS for another year inferior to an upper mid table Mexican side? (although to be fair DC looked over two legs to be better than Pachuca. Houston however, looked vastly inferior to Saprissa the Costa Rican champions who have for years had a special talent to make MLS sides look bad) Or was it that simply put ... Read more

Goats Developing Some Much Needed Depth

During the majority of the Summer Chivas USA has been on fire with Head coach Preki winning plaudits for instilling his European style attacking football on a largely Latino and American club. However, one thing that analysts bashed Chivas for was the lack of depth and over reliance on the same eleven night in and night out. Well Preki has answered the critics once again. Last night with super scorers Maykel Galindo and Ante Razov left at home, European imports Laurent Merlin (France) and John Cuncliffe (England) both had wonderful games as Chivas beat Real Salt Lake 3-2 on the ... Read more

Preki Developing Chivas Depth

During the majority of the Summer Chivas USA has been on fire with Head coach Preki winning plaudits for instilling his European style attacking football on a largely Latino and American club. However, one thing that analysts bashed Chivas for was the lack of depth and over reliance on the same eleven night in and night out.Well Preki has answered the critics once again. Last night with super scorers Maykel Galindo and Ante Razov left at home, European imports Laurent Merlin (France) and John Cuncliffe (England) both had wonderful games as Chivas beat Real Salt Lake 3-2 on the road. ... Read more