Chivas USA falls to Atlante in exhibition
Club Deportivo Chivas USA fell 0-2 Tuesday night to Mexican First Division side Atlante in the Red-and-White's first-ever exhibition match. Goals by Osvaldo Lucas (in the 43rd minute) and Sebastián 'Chamagol' GOnzález (in the 87th) proved the difference for the visitors, in a match played at San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium.
Chivas USA plays its next preseason exhibition match against the Fresno Fuego this Saturday at 7 p.m. PT at McLane High School Soccer Stadium in the city of Fresno, Calif.
43rd min. -- 1-0 Atlante
Daniel Alcantar sends a low cross that finds Osvaldo Lucas alone in the penalty area. Lucas scores with a right-footed shot from eight yards.
87th min. -- 2-0 Atlante
Sebastián González strikes a right-footed shot from 15 yards to beat Brad Guzan high to the far post.
CHIVAS USA: Brad Guzan - Orlando Pérez, Aarón López, Douglas Sequeira, Ezra Hendrickson (Esteban Arias, 89)- Francisco Gómez, Jesús Ochoa, Héctor Cuadros - Matt Taylor (Christian Jiménez, 80), Thiago Martins (Isaac Romo, 46), Arturo Torres (Francisco Mendoza, 46).
Head Coach: Thomas Rongen
ATLANTE: Federico Vilar (José Luis González, 73) - Horacio Cervantes (Rafael Cuevas, 73), Ninrrol Medina, Adalberto Palma (David Oteo, 55)- Daniel Alcantar, Patricio Galaz, Fernando Infante, Osvaldo Lucas (Diego Garay, 61), Juan Montano - Andrés Ugalde (Sebastián González, 70), Carlos Juárez (Diego Ramírez, 61).
Head Coach: José Guadalupe Cruz
Referee: Balmolero Toledo
Assistants: Emiliano Monje, Fabio Tovar
Fourth official: Ramón Hernández