By the numbers: Chivas USA vs Real Salt Lake
Chivas USA returns to MLS action this Saturday when they host league leader Real Salt Lake at The Home Depot Center at 7:30pm. We broke down the rivalry between these two teams just by numbers. Check it out:
In the seven year history of both Chivas USA and Real Salt Lake, Chivas USA has obtained seven home wins at The Home Depot Center against Real Salt Lake for an overall record of 7-3-1 (W-L-T). The last win for the Goats came back in May of 2009, when Paulo Nagamura scored the 1-0 win for the club in the 54th minute.
Just at home, Chivas USA has scored 20 goals against Real Salt Lake, while the latter has just scored seven. The last goal for the Red-and-White at home was back in May 2010, when forward Justin Braun scored the lone goal for the club in the 2-1 loss to Salt Lake.
So far in the season, Dan Kennedy has made 47 saves with the club, helping the team to various
Dan Kennedy has made 47 saves over Nick Rimando’s 36. Kennedy sits among the top four goalkeepers in the league (fourth), while Rimando sits among the top 10.
The number of minutes Chivas USA has scored seven goals against Real Salt Lake. That is, from minute 45-60, the Red-and-White turn into fighting Goats and score!
Both Chivas USA and Real Salt Lake have 14 goals against. With the exception of the match against Colorado, in the five games that the Goats have fallen in this season, the club has only given one goal against per loss. The number 14 is also the amount of games the Utah team has played this season over Chivas’ 13.
The number of goals forward Alvaro Saborio has scored in the season. In just 14 games, the Costa Rican has scored six goals, while the Red-and-White have two players with two goals; Juan Pablo Angel and Jose Correa have both notched two goals each in just under five games!
That’s just the number of assists both Javier Morales and James Riley have this season. Riley’s last assist was in the team’s last MLS match, a 1-1 draw with his former club, the Seattle Sounders FC, helping recent acquisition Juan Agudelo to his first goal with the Red-and-White.