Reserves: Chivas USA 2, Rapids 2

With two goals from forward Isaac Romo, the Chivas USA Reserves (1-8-1, 4 pts.) earned their first draw of Major League Soccer's inaugural Reserve Division, tying the Colorado Rapids Reserves (3-4-3, 12 pts.) 2-2 today at The Home Depot Center's Track and Field Stadium.

Romo scored in the 26th minute off a header following an Héctor Cuadros freekick, and then converted a 43rd-minute penalty kick to pull the hosts even at 2-2. Luchi González scored both goals for the visitors, firing home a shot following a Sasha Gotsmanov corner kick in the 7th minute and tapping in a rebound off a Wolde Harris penalty kick that was saved by Sergio García in the 18th minute.

Both sides finished the match with ten men after second-half expulsions of Chivas USA defender Trevor Perssons and Rapids midfielder Leo Cullen.

With the result, Chivas USA's result improves to 1-8-1, while Colorado's improves to 3-4-3 in the 12-team table.

Chivas USA Reserves 2, Colorado Rapids 2

Scoring Summary:


COL - Luchi González 7


COL - Luchi González 18


CHV - Isaac Romo 26


CHV - Isaac Romo 43 (PK)

Chivas USA Reserves (3-4-3): Sergio García - Armando Begines, Trevor Perssons, Víctor Arbeláez (Carlos Reynoso, 46) - Francisco Mendoza, Milton Blanco, Mike Muñoz, Héctor Cuadros - Matt Taylor, Isaac Romo (Capt.) (Christian Jiménez, 85), Rodrigo López (René Corona, 51).

Subs not used: None

Colorado Rapids Reserves (4-4-2): Bouna Coundoul - Josh Elbaum, Stephen Keel, Ricky Lewis, Hunter Freeman - Luchi González, Leo Cullen, Sasha Gotsmanov, Fabrice Noel - Diego Serna (Jeff Cunningham, 46), Wolde Harris (Capt.) (Alexandre Boucicaut, 69).

Subs not used: Alain Nkong, Michael Cardenas

Misconduct Summary:

Yellow Cards


COL - Hunter Freeman 27


CHV - Milton Blanco 47


CHV - René Corona 88


CHV - Mike Muñoz 92+

Red Cards


CHV - Trevor Perssons 54


COL - Leo Cullen 59

Attendance: 50


Weather: Sunny, 70 degrees


Referee: Ramón Hernández


Assistant Referees: Steve Elliott, Blake Harper


Fourth Official: Ismael Vargas


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