Club Deportivo Chivas USA arrives in Los Angeles

CARSON, Calif. - Club Deportivo Chivas USA announced Tuesday the team's schedule for the week of February 15-20. After their first training session in Southern California on Tuesday afternoon, Head Coach Thomas Rongen's squad now await the arrival Wednesday evening of their eight teammates from Club Guadalajara. The current roster will be officially presented to the press Thursday morning and the team is set to train in two-a-day sessions Thursday and Friday before facing UCLA in a scrimmage on Saturday.

Ramón Ramírez, Alonso Sandoval, Isaac Romo, Martín Zúñiga, Alfonso Loera, Armando Begines, Héctor Cuadros and Francisco Mendoza are to arrive Wednesday at Los Angeles International Airport, accompanied by Chivas USA officials, including Assistant Coach Javier "Zully" Ledesma.

All will be on hand Thursday morning at The Home Depot Center's Stadium Club to be received by Antonio Cué and Whit Haskel (President and Co-Owner, and Senior Vice President and General Manager, respectively, of Club Deportivo Chivas USA) in an official presentation of the team to the media. Coach Rongen's men will train twice daily on both Thursday and Friday, before closing the week with a friendly match on Saturday against UCLA, alma mater of Chivas USA players Matt Taylor and Aarón López.

[*Subject to change. All times PT. All events to take place at The Home Depot Center. Media access will be provided after training sessions. For more information contact the Public Relations Department of Chivas USA.]

Tuesday, February 15: Afternoon training (4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, February 16: Chivas USA vs. San Diego Gauchos (6:00 p.m.); Arrival of Mexican players to Los Angeles International Airport
Thursday, February 17: Presentation of Chivas USA's squad to the press (9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.); Morning training (10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.); Afternoon training (4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Friday, February 18: Morning training (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.); Afternoon training (4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
Saturday, February 19: Chivas USA vs. UCLA (12:30 p.m.)
Sunday, February 20: [Day off]