Fast Five

Top five reasons to come to Chivas USA vs. Chicago Friday at The Home Depot Center

Dan Kennedy in goal

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Robert Husky

Chivas USA face Chicago Fire this Friday at The Home Depot Center at 8 p.m in yet another meeting of this rivalry. We give you the low down on why you should come to the game and what you can expect to see.

LIVE MARIACHI PERFORMANCE: Make sure to catch a live performance by Mariachi Monumental de America at ChivaTown from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Then head on inside the stadium and watch the Mariachi perform the national anthem in tomorrow’s match kick-off.

CROSSBAR CHALLENGE: Are you between the ages of 6-17? Put your skills to the test by participating in Chivas USA’s Crossbar Challenge and you could win a $5,000 college scholarship! Join us on Field 5 of The Home Depot Center this Friday from 4-6pm. Learn more here.

DAN KENNEDY VS PAVEL PARDO: Is Pavel Pardo ready to face 2011 Chivas USA MVP Dan Kennedy? So far in the season, Kennedy has made 28 saves and counts with a 1.13 goals against average, placing him among the top five best goalkeepers in the league, record that earned him the MLS Player of the Week title for week six. On the other hand, the Mexican versatile midfielder has not yet scored this season with Chicago, scoring his last goal on August 3, 2011 against Philadelphia.

CHIVAGIRLS: Meet the ChivaGirls before every game at ChivaTown! Once inside the stadium, don’t forget to catch their performance at halftime! Think you know everything about the girls? Check out their biographies by clicking here. And don’t miss out on the ChivaGirl of the Week!

WE WANT DOUGHNUTS! For every Chivas USA home win, assisting fans get half a dozen free doughnuts from participating Krispy Kreme stores. But don’t forget to save your ticket stub; you must present it when obtaining your free doughnuts.