By the numbers: 2013 vs. 2012

Think Chivas USA is performing better this season? Take a closer look at the numbers

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A lot has changed in the past year in Chivas USA. Not only were there changes in the Front Office, but also in the field, welcoming 14 new players to the roster. This year, Mexican coach Jose Luis Sanchez Solá has taken over the reins of Chivas USA, leading them to the second spot in the Western Conference standings. With five games played, the Red-and-White was in seventh place back in 2012. See how else this season compares to last year’s statistics:

 

FIRST 5 GAMES
  2013 2012
GOALS FOR 10 3
GOALS AGAINST 7 4
RECORD (W-L-T) 3-1-1 2-3-0
ATTEMPTS AT GOAL 55 45
SHOTS ON TARGET 23 16
FOULS 90 55
DUELS WON 41.8% avg 51.4% avg
PASSING % 54.4% avg 78% avg
POSSESSION % 45.2% avg 53.1% avg
SAVES 23 19

 

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