Weekly Update: May 4

Saturday, May 8 is Armed Forces Night at The Home Depot Center

Santos vs. New England Revolution May 5 DL

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RED-AND-WHITE CONTINUE ROAD TRIP AGAINST NEW ENGLAND
ON WEDNESDAY:
After coming from a
goal down to earn a 1-1 draw at the Chicago Fire on Saturday, Chivas USA continues
its road trip when it faces the New England Revolution this Wednesday, May 5 at
4:30 p.m. PT (7:30  p.m. ET). Chivas USA currently holds a 2-3-1 record
(W-L-T) this season, and has its busiest month of the year this May, playing
six matches, including three in an eight day span. Wednesday’s match will be
broadcast on Prime Ticket, KWHY, and W Radio 690 AM, and the team will then
return to Southern California to prepare for a rematch with the Houston Dynamo
on Saturday.

CHIVAS USA RETURNS HOME ON SATURDAY, MAY 8 FOR ARMED
FORCES NIGHT:
Completing a busy week
after visits to Chicago and New England, the Red-and-White will return to The
Home Depot Center on Saturday, May 8, taking on the Houston Dynamo at 7:30 p.m.
PT. Chivas USA will be out for revenge after Houston won the first match in the
2010 series between the teams on April 17. The match is Armed Forces Night at
The Home Depot Center, and as part of the festivities, the first 7500 fans
through the gates will receive a commemorative Armed Forces hat. The team will
also be wearing a special uniform for the game to help celebrate the event,
with Chivas USA honoring all members of the United States armed forces! For
more information on the match, or to purchase tickets, please call 1-877-CHIVAS-1
or visit cdchivasusa.com.

‘MARCH TO THE MATCH’ WITH BAND OF THE GAME AND FANS
STARTS AT 6:30 ON SATURDAY, MAY 8:
A
new tradition has hit The Home Depot Center in 2010, with Chivas USA fans, the
Union Ultras supporters group, and the Band of the Game (from Narbonne High
School), all gathering for the ‘March to the Match.’ With everyone making noise
and getting ready for the match, all fans are encouraged to join the group when
it leaves from Lot 11 at 6:30 p.m. PT on Saturday, May 8, continuing this new
event which will occur prior to every home match the Red-and-White play. Join
the hardcore fans and the Narbonne High School band, next week’s Band of the
Game, for the March to the Match! For more information, please call
1-877-CHIVAS-1.

‘CHIVAS AT THE PARK’ CONTINUES SATURDAY, MAY 15
AT ROSECRANS:
Chivas USA has kicked
off the popular ‘Chivas at the Park’ program, and will continue the series of
soccer clinics taking place in various parks throughout Los Angeles with a
session on Saturday, May 15 at Rosecrans Recreation Center at 840 W. 149th
St. in Gardena. The clinics, which offer participating boys and girls ages 5-15
the opportunity to learn soccer techniques and practice drills that highlight
teamwork in an environment that promotes the importance of fitness for the
entire family, cost just $5 and include 90 minutes of soccer instruction, a
Chivas at the Park t-shirt, and a certificate of completion. For more
information, please visit the program’s
website
, or contact Nadia Gonzalez at ngonzalez@cdchivasusa.com.

RED-AND-WHITE CELEBRATE CAL SOUTH NIGHT ON MAY 8 VS.
HOUSTON DYNAMO:
Chivas USA will be
looking for revenge against the Houston Dynamo on Saturday, May 8 at The Home
Depot Center as the club celebrates Cal South Night at the stadium! Cal South
State Cup champions and runners-up will receive special recognition at the
game, and all Cal South members will have access to special ticket deals for
the match. For more information, contact Chris Wode at 310-630-4581 or cwode@cdchivasusa.com,
or visit cdchivasusa.com/youthsoccer/upcomingevents.

SANTOS GOAL FROM KLJESTAN CORNER HELPS EARN DRAW FOR
CHIVAS USA:
Chivas USA earned its
first road point of the season this past Saturday when the Red-and-White earned
a 1-1 tie with the Chicago Fire. Goalkeeper Zach Thornton made several saves to
preserve the result, while Maicon Santos’ first goal of the season, from a
perfectly taken Sacha Kljestan corner kick, helped get the point. Check out cdchivasusa.com for highlights and more information on the
game!

CHIVAS USA 3V3 LIVE SOCCER TOURNAMENT TO TAKE PLACE ON
MAY 8:
Looking to prove your soccer
skills? Register for the Chivas USA 3v3 Live Soccer Tournament, taking place on
May 8 on the outside fields at The Home Depot Center in Carson. Entrance in the
tournament will include a ticket to Saturday’ night’s match against the Houston
Dynamo! For more information on the tournament, or to register, visit www.3v3live.com.

CHIVAS USA YOUTH TEAMS ENTER FINAL MONTH OF SEASON: The Chivas USA Youth Teams continue play in the
Development Academy, going into the league’s final month of the 2009-2010
season. The Chivas USA U-16’s earned a 3-2 win this past weekend over Real So
Cal, while the U-18’s fell to the same club. Both teams are in second place in
the SoCal Division of the Development Academy’s West Conference, the U-18’s
with a 7-6-0 record, and the U-16’s with a 6-5-2 record. The rosters and full
schedule for the Chivas USA U-18 and U-16 teams, which compete in the 2009-10 U.S. Soccer
Development Academy, can be found here for the U-18’s, and for the U-16 Team here. More information on the Development Academy can be
found at ussoccer.com.

CHIVAS DE GUADALAJARA TO CONTINUE PLAYOFFS THIS
WEEKEND AGAINST MORELIA:
Chivas de
Guadalajara fell to Morelia by a 4-2 score in the first leg of their playoff
series, and the Rojiblancos will be looking to come back for an aggregate
victory in Saturday’s match at the Estadio Jalisco. Chivas is looking to extend
its record championship haul to include a 12th. For more
information, please visit Guadalajara’s official website at www.chivascampeon.com.

CHIVAS USA SCHEDULE:
MAY 4-8*

Following is Chivas USA's latest schedule of travel,
events, matches and practice sessions:

Wednesday, May 5: Chivas USA @ New England Revolution, 4:30 p.m. PT
(7:30 p.m. ET), Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, Mass.

(TV: LIVE on Prime Ticket and KWHY; Radio:
W Radio 690 AM; Pregame show starts @ 4:00 p.m. PT on W Radio)

  • Red-and-White continue road swing in New England
    for first match vs. Revolution in 2010

 Thursday, May 6: Travel to Los Angeles

 Friday, May 7:
Training, 10:00 a.m., Field 6

 Saturday, May 8: Chivas USA vs. Houston Dynamo, 7:30 p.m. PT, The
Home Depot Center, Carson, Calif.

(TV: LIVE on KDOC and KWHY; Radio: W Radio
690 AM (Delayed, starts at 8 p.m.)

  • Armed Forces Night at The Home Depot Center,
    with special events throughout the night and commemorative hats for the first
    7500 fans
  • Chivas USA to also celebrate Cal South Night,
    with events for youth soccer players from throughout Southern California

 *Subject to change.
Unless otherwise noted, all times Pacific, all events scheduled for The Home
Depot Center, with media access provided after games and training sessions.