Bornstein plays 45 minutes in US victory over South Africa

Maldonado and Umaña will also see action today with their national teams

Jonathan Bornstein

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Chivas USA defender and captain Jonathan Bornstein made his 35th appearance for the U.S. Men’s National Team today as the United States defeated South Africa 1-0 in the Nelson Mandela Challenge in Cape Town, South Africa. Bornstein played 45 minutes in the victory and is set to join Mexican club Tigres beginning on January 1st.

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Former Chivas USA goalkeeper Brad Guzan earned his 19th cap in the match and captained the team as well, shutting out Bafana Bafana in 90 minutes of play. Tonight, Red-and-White defender Michael Umaña is set to play in Costa Rica’s friendly against Jamaica in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, while forward Giancarlo Maldonado will play for Venezuela in a friendly against Ecuador in Quito. Maldonado is Venezuela’s all-time leading goal scorer. 

Chivas USA will train for the rest of this week before breaking until preseason in early 2011. Season Seats for 2011 are now on sale, with prices remaining at the same low rates as 2010. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please call 1-877-CHIVAS-1 or visit