After an early morning training session at The Home Depot Center, the current Western Conference leaders took their usual travel-day bus trip from Carson to Los Angeles International Airport.
Following a one-hour layover in Nashville, Tenn., Preki's men landed in Columbus and arrived at the team hotel shortly after 12 midnight local time.
After a good night's rest, the team is scheduled to train Friday afternoon at 12:45 p.m. ET at the Columbus Crew Training Facility at Obetz.
Chivas USA (1-0-1, 4 pts) at the Columbus Crew (1-1-0, 3 pts) kicks off Saturday at 4:30 p.m. PT (7:30 p.m. ET) and will be broadcast live in Southern California by FSN Prime Ticket, featuring Christian Miles on Play-by-Play alongside Guest Analyist Brian Dunseth, filling in for Bernardo Osuna.
Spanish-language game broadcast will be on W Radio 690 AM, featuring Hipólito Gamboa on Play-by-Play alongside Analyst Rigoberto Cervantez. Pregame shows on FSN and W Radio begin a half-hour before kickoff, at 4:00 p.m. PT.
Be sure to check back here tomorrow for a report from Friday's training session, as well as an updated injury report.