Saturday, April 19

FC Dallas @ Chivas USA - Match Preview

Chivas USA (1-1-1, 4 pts) vs. FC Dallas (1-0-2, 5 pts)
Sunday, April 20 – 5:00 p.m. PT
The Home Depot Center, Carson, Calif.

Chivas USA returns to The Home Depot Center for a rematch against FC Dallas, after the two teams played to a 1-1 draw on the opening weekend of the season. This will be the final time the two teams meet this season. Chivas USA has an all-time record of three wins, five losses and four ties against Dallas, but in the last two seasons is 2-0-1 at home against the Hoops.

Here are some notes on tomorrow's game:
  • Click here for the official MLS game guide for the match
  • Dallas is led by former Club América star Duilio Davino, and the match could see the 2008 debut of Chivas USA captain Claudio ‘El Emperador’ Suárez.
  • Chivas USA is without midfielders Sacha Kljestan and Francisco Mendoza, who are suspended after receiving red cards last week against Columbus.
  • The first 5000 fans through the gates will receive a limited-edition ‘Come Celebrate’ Chivas USA t-shirt
  • Kljestan will appear on KCAL-9’s ‘Sports Central’ with Gary Miller at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday night to preview the game
  • Two more Chivas USA players (Jorge Flores and Gerson Mayen) are currently with the U.S. U-20 National Team at a tournament in Portugal
Local Broadcast Information:
Television: FSN West (Pregame show begins at 4:30 p.m.); MLS Direct Kick Package
Radio: W Radio 690 AM (Pregame show begins at 4:30 p.m)