Sunday, February 8

Chivas USA starts preseason with win

In their first scrimmage of the 2009 preseason, Chivas USA downed Shandong Luneng Taishan F.C., the current Chinese Superleague Champions, by a score of 5-1. The match took place on University Field 2 at The Home Depot Center in Carson on Sunday morning.

Chivas USA 5:1 Shandong Luneng Taishan F.C.
Preseason Scrimmage - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009
University Field 2, The Home Depot Center - Carson, Calif.
CHV - Marsch (Mayen), 37
CHV - Own goal, 53SLTFC - Miljan Mrdaković 59
CHV - Tussi (Franks), 61
CHV - Talley, 79CHV - Christensen (Mayen), 90

You can watch all the goals and game highlights, including a spectacular free kick from veteran Carey Talley, on our Official YouTube Channel here:

You can also watch rookies and fellow Wake Forest Demon Deacons Michael Lahoud and Jamie Franks discuss their first game action in a Chivas USA uniform and talk about the first two weeks of training camp on our Official YouTube Channel here: