It’s not often an MLS reserve team game also serves to emphasize the strengths and weaknesses of the senior squad, too.
But one could argue that was the case Monday at Home Depot Center.
And on that evidence, not only does Chivas USA have a better defense than the Galaxy right now, it also appears on the verge of solving its goalscoring problems — something the Galaxy can’t say about its back line.
Conclusion: Right now you could argue Chivas USA is the better team period — and we haven’t said that in quite a few years.
Read more in today’s column.