Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Chivas USA leaves Texas winless
by Ridge Mahoney, March 10th, 2008 6:45AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls

MOST COMMENTED

With keeper Brad Guzan back in Southern California tending to an MCL sprain, Chivas USA lost to Houston, 1-0, on Friday and Toronto FC, 3-2, on Sunday in its last two matches of the Texas Pro Soccer Festival.

Lance Parker
, a Missouri State product vying for a developmental contract, played both games in the nets for Chivas USA, which took a 2-1 lead against TFC with a goal by Ante Razov after Kiki Musampa had equalized into his own net.

The Canadian MLS entry rallied with a goal by Danny Dichio and another by Jeff Cunningham, his second of the game, to post its first win of the competition.

Also starting both matches were Jonathan Bornstein, Lawson Vaughn, Jesse Marsch and Shavar Thomas. Last year's starting forward tandem of Razov and Galindo started against TFC; Harris replaced Galindo at halftime.

Guzan left the team before it began play on Wednesday, having apparently suffered the injury Monday prior to the team's departure for Texas. An update on his condition is expected Monday.

Parker conceded only a 30-yard Dwayne De Rosario rocket against the Dynamo. Arnaldo Salazar headed a corner kick off the goalpost and a Justin Braun shot was cleared off the goal line as Coach Preki used 17 players, with Braun starting up top alongside Atiba Harris. Salazar hit the post about eight minutes after replacing Braun.

Chukwudi Chijindu, yet another forward who traveled with the team to Texas, also came close in the 65th minute but Dynamo keeper Tony Caig turned away his shot. Chivas USA will finish its preseason in Southern California before opening the season March 30 at FC Dallas. It scrimmages San Diego State and Cal State Fullerton this week.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Sneak Peek: Sporting KC's Dwyer gets supporting cast    
Sporting KC has made the MLS playoffs in each of the last six seasons but it's ...
What They're Saying: Miguel Aguilar    
"He's targeting people like myself. I think that's grounds to be concerned." -- LA Galaxy midfielder ...
Video Pick: Goal-line tech spots keeper's own goal    
Thanks to goal-line technology, PSV keeper Jeroen Zoet was caught in an error that handed Feyenoord ...
Sneak Peek: New faces renew the outlook for Revs    
Fitting all the attacking pieces into an effective system has long perplexed Revs head coach Jay ...
USA beats Mexico in U-20 World Cup qualifying     
The USA took a big step toward qualifying for the 2017 U-20 World Cup by opening ...
What They're Saying: Bobby Wood    
"Not a good day. First the loss, then the accident. Luckily no one was hurt. I'm ...
What They're Saying: Aleksander Ceferin    
"It will be part of the evaluation, and I am sure it will not help the ...
Sneak Peek: Real Salt Lake banks on new playmaker    
After missing the MLS playoffs for the first time in seven years in 2015, Real Salt ...
Sneak Peek: Crew collapse prompts big defensive changes    
American keeper Zach Steffen and Ghanaian internationals Jonathan Mensah and Mohammed Abu are among the significant ...
U.S. Abroad: Geoff Cameron is back in action at Stoke    
U.S. national team coach Bruce Arena got good news four weeks before the USA faces Honduras ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives