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Chivas USA defeats Gauchos 2-0

CARSON, Calif. - With goals from former Kansas City Wizards players Matt Taylor and Francisco Gómez, Club Deportivo Chivas USA, Major League Soccer's new Los Angeles-based franchise, recorded a 2-0 victory over USL Second Division side San Diego Gauchos Wednesday night on Field Three at The Home Depot Center. Chivas USA thus tastes victory in its first scrimmage on U.S. soil.

Chivas USA will kick off MLS's 2005 season on Saturday, April 2 against defending MLS Cup champions D.C. United.

Goals:
1-0 (Minuto 51): Goal by Matt Taylor, after receiving a long ball from Francisco Gómez
2-0 (Minuto 53): Francisco Gómez scores from the penalty spot, after a foul against Rodrigo López by the Gauchos' goalkeeper

CD Chivas USA's lineup:
Brad Guzan - Esteban Arias, Ezra Hendrickson, Orlando Pérez - Antonio de la Torre, Aarón López, Francisco Gómez, Raúl Palomares (Rodrigo López, 30') - Arturo Torres, Matt Taylor, Christian Jiménez