Chivas USA notch 6-2 win over Fresno Fuego
FRESNO, Calif. (Sunday, March 13, 2005) - Club Deportivo Chivas USA recorded
a 6-2 victory last night over PDL side the Fresno Fuego in an exhibition
game played in front of a lively pro-Chivas crowd of over 5,000 at McLane
High School Soccer Stadium in this Central Valley city.
Arturo Torres (7th minute) and Matt Taylor (39th) opened the scoring for
Chivas USA with first-half goals, both right-footed strikes from the top of
the 18-yard box. In the second stanza, substitute Víctor López managed two
for the Fuego (47th and 85th minutes), but a second tally by Taylor (56th),
two by Costa Rican international Douglas Sequeira (65th and 88th) and a
25-yard free-kick 'golazo' by captain Francisco Gómez (72nd) sealed the
victory for Thomas Rongen's men.
side Real Salt Lake this Wednesday, March 16 at 11:00 a.m. PT on one of The
Home Depot Center's auxiliary fields. For further information, contact the
Public Relations Department of Club Deportivo Chivas USA.
CHIVAS USA: Brad Guzan (Javier Barragán, 74) - Orlando Pérez (Ryan Suárez,
46), Aarón López, Douglas Sequeira, Ezra Hendrickson (Esteban Arias, 74) -
Francisco Gómez (Mike Muñoz, 74), Jesús Ochoa (Michael Erush, 74), Héctor
Cuadros (Christian Jiménez, 74) - Matt Taylor (Francisco Mendoza, 74),
Thiago Martins (Isaac Romo, 46), Arturo Torres.
Head Coach: Thomas Rongen
FRESNO FUEGO (Starting lineup only): Jeremy Proud
- Paul Moran, Rogelio Padilla, Andrés Blanco, Jared Dugger - Milton Blanco,
Raul Rivera, Eddie Gutiérrez, Ernie Vega - Edgardo Contreras, Noah Delgado.
Head Coach: Jaime Ramírez
Árbitro/Referee: Colin Arblaster
Asistentes/Assistants: Chris Strickland, David Bragg