Saturday, January 24

Chivas USA U-18's open Copa Chivas with a win

The Chivas USA Under-18 started its participation in the 2009 International Chivas Comex Cup (or the 'Copa Chivas') with a victory, defeating the U-18's from Mexican First Division side Toluca by a score of 3-2.

The Red-and-White were trailing 2-1 at the half, but came back to capture a 3-2 victory. Andy Lopez scored the game winner after Orr Baroush equalized on a penalty kick. The scoring was opened by forward Polo Morales.

The team next faces another Mexican club, Santos, Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. CT. Below is the team photo from Saturday's match.

We'll be back with more details on the match later today.