Who do you love? In San Diego, there’s only one answer (AP Photo).
*Friendly: Mexico 1 Venezuela 1
Chivas USA’s Alejandro Moreno started for Venezuela.
*U.S. Open Cup:Portland Timbers 2 Chivas USA 0
*Notable: Goalkeeper Dan Kennedy made his first start of the season; defenders Seth Owusu and Andrew Boyens both made their Chivas USA debuts.
“We were down a man, and at that point we were figuring out ways to stay in the game, to be quite honest,” said Chivas USA Coach Robin Fraser. “We just talked about battling, and making it difficult for them, and seeing if we could sneak an opportunity. To be honest, I was really proud of the effort in the second half.”
1 0 Paraguay 1 highlights:
*Quotable: “They are a very good team defensively and their objective was pretty clear: to come in and defend well and try to counter,” said the Galaxy’s Landon Donovan. “We were at fault for allowing them to score a goal relatively early and it let them execute their game plan the way they wanted.”
* U.S. Under-20 National Team 4 Suriname 0 Irvine’s Bobby Wood got the opener, while UCLA’s Kelywn Rowe of Newport Beach got the fourth in the 81st minute.