Chivas USA Youth Academy Update

Results from this past weekend and the upcoming matches

CARSON, Calif. (Wednesday, September 28, 2011) - In their second week of action in the Southern California Developmental Soccer League, all Chivas USA Youth Academy and Developmental teams were in action over the weekend.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH

U16’s Chivas USA Academy 1 vs. United FC 2
Rancho Soccer Complex
The 16’s came up short in a well played game at the Ranch.  The United FC goalkeeper came up with some great saves to secure a 2-1 win.  Nathan Martin scored for Chivas USA.

U15’s Chivas USA Academy 1 vs. San Diego Surf Academy 3
Ranch Mission Viejo Riding Park
Showcase Game #1
In the first Southern California Developmental Soccer League Showcase event of the season, Chivas USA took on San Diego Surf Academy 97/96. The game opened up right from the start with both teams having a number of chances to score.  Surf came out strong in the second half, and scored two early goals to put the game out of reach.  Oscar Palma scored the lone goal late in the second half, but it wasn’t enough as Surf took the game 3-1.

U15’s Chivas USA Academy 2 vs Arsenal FC South 1
Ranch Mission Viejo Riding Park
Showcase Game #2
The second game of the day Chivas USA faced Arsenal FC South. Trey Foresta scored two goals to lead the team to victory.

U14’s Chivas USA Academy  3 vs  Exiles 1
Cal State Dominguez Hills
The U14’s earned their first win of the season versus PVSC Exiles.   Francisco Lara, Edson Alvarado and Sebastian Ocampo all had a goal a piece to lead the team to a 3-1 win.

U14’s Chivas USA Development 3 vs Exiles 1
Cal State Dominguez Hills
Goals from Geovanni Torres, Pablo Buenrostro and Kevin Renteria proved to be the difference as the U14’s continue to impress in their first season.

U13’s Chivas USA Development 1 vs. Exiles 0
Marina High School Huntington Beach
It took a second half penalty from Justin Islands to secure the game versus a stingy Exiles team.  Jorge Becerra inspired the team in the second half, as they hung on for the 1-0 victory.

U12’s Chivas USA Development 1 vs. Beach FC 1
Marina High School Huntington Beach
Mathew Sogamoso scored the lone goal for Chivas USA.  Beach FC opened the scoring in the first half.  Mathew tied the game later in the half.  In the second half, the team took advantage of some good possession, but could not put it together in the final third of the field.

U9’s Chivas USA Development 1 vs. Real So Cal 1
Pierce College
This past Saturday the 2003's traveled to Woodland Hills to play game 2 of the SCDSL League and ended with a result of 1-1 against Real SoCal Blue.  The lone goal for the 2003's was scored by Aymar Cuevas in the first half on a cross from Frankie Alvarez.  The goal was the highlight of the day on a series of great connecting passes up the field between Alfonso Becerra and Frankie Alvarez.  Collin Canales and Joel Trejo also had good performances on the day. 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH

U14’s Chivas USA Academy 0 vs. Legends FC 1
Ayala Park
On Sunday, Chivas USA faced Legends FC.  They were not as efficient on Sunday in front of goal.  Overall the team dominated possession, but in the end could not get the result.

U14’s Chivas USA Development 1 vs. OC Revolution 3
Whittier Soccer Complex2011 hunt for postseason:
“It’s just a matter of really focusing on our next game at home, against a good team so we need to come out with the same intensity, passion, and mental mind set as we had in our last game.  And all we can do at this point is make sure we win the next game. That’s all that matters.”

In a very physical game, the U14’s dropped a 3-1 result to OC Revolution.  Evani Davila was the lone goal scorer for Chivas USA.

Saturday, October 1st and Sunday, October 2nd, 2011
Chivas USA Games

Saturday, October 1st
U15 Academy vs South Bay Force @ El Segundo HS 8:00am
U17/18 USSDA vs LA Galaxy @ CSU Dominguez Hills 9:00am & 11:30 am
U9 Academy vs South Bay Force @ Yukon Elementary 12:20pm
U12 Development vs Exiles Red @ CSU Dominguez Hills 12:25pm
U15/16 USSDA vs LA Galaxy @ CSU Dominguez Hills 12:30pm
U13 Development vs South Bay Force @ El Segundo HS 12:45pm
U15 Development vs Rel So Cal @ North Ranch 3:05pm

Sunday, October 2nd
U14 Academy vs Arsenal @ SCDSL Showcase 8:00am
U15 Academy vs Exiles @ CSU Dominguez Hills 8:00am
U14 Academy vs Nomads Academy @ SCDSL Showcase 12:00pm
U16’s Academy vs West Coast FC@ Concordia University
U14 Development vs Legends FC Black @ SCDSL Showcase 1:20pm
U15 Development vs TVSA Hawks@ Patricia Birdsall Sports Park 1:50pm
U14 Academy vs Nomads SC @ SCDSL Showcase 4:00pm