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Chivas USA hosts New England Revolution on September 13 in crucial match

August 31, 2009 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Club Deportivo Chivas USA News Release

CHIVAS USA HOSTS NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION IN CRUCIAL MATCH ON SEPT. 13: Chivas USA enters the stretch run of the season looking for a spot in the playoffs for a fourth consecutive season, and the team begins its quest for the postseason when it hosts the New England Revolution on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 12:00 noon PT. The Red-and-White currently hold a 10-9-3 record, good for 33 points, and are tied for fourth place in the Western Conference with Colorado and Real Salt Lake. The game against the Revolution, who also have 33 points (9-6-6), holds playoff implications for both teams and will be a rematch of the July 19 match, which the Revolution won at home by a score of 2-0. A special "Family Pack" is available for the game, which gives fans four tickets, four hats, and four hotdogs starting at just $58. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please call 1-877-CHIVAS-1 or visit cdchivasusa.com.

CHIVAS USA AND CHIVAS DE GUADALAJARA IN THE SEPT. 23 'CHIVACLÁSICO' AT THE ROSE BOWL: Chivas USA and Chivas de Guadalajara will face off for the first time ever in the United States on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 8:00 p.m. PT at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Calif. The 'ChivaClásico' is part of Guadalajara's 2009 U.S. tour, and tickets for the Sept. 23 game are now on sale, with advance prices starting at $20 for General Admission, $30 for Reserved, and $40 for Preferred. Ticket prices go up by $5 on the day of the game, so purchasing tickets in advance is encouraged. For more information, or to buy tickets, please call 1-877-CHIVAS-1, visit cdchivasusa.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

JONATHAN BORNSTEIN WITH U.S. NATIONAL TEAM FOR WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS: Chivas USA defender Jonathan Bornstein, a three-time MLS All-Star and United States National Team regular, has been called into the U.S. National Team for upcoming World Cup qualifiers. Bornstein is currently with the squad in Park City, Utah, where the team is preparing for its Sept. 5 match against El Salvador in Sandy, Utah. After the match, the U.S. will travel to Trinidad & Tobago for a game on Sept. 9. The U.S. currently sits in third place in the final round hexagonal, collecting 10 points and a 3-2-1 record through six games. The top three teams automatically advance to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, while the fourth place team will participate in a two-leg playoff against the fifth place team from South America.

COMEX, OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF CHIVAS USA, LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP FOR USE OF AEROCOMEX FUTLINE: Comex, Mexico's leading paints and coatings manufacturing and distribution leader, as well as an official sponsor of Chivas USA, has partnered with the Mexican Soccer Association to become its exclusive paints sponsor. The agreement also includes use of an innovative product that will revolutionize Mexican soccer refereeing, the AeroComex® Futline, a vanishing paint spray designed to mark the 10 yard distance between the free kick and the defensive wall. The spray, which is biodegradable and disappears in minutes leaving no residue, works on grass fields, as well as artificial turf, and even concrete. One 80ml can of the spray will allow referees to make 10 one-yard markings on the field.

YAMITH CUESTA DEBUTS FOR THE RED-AND-WHITE IN HONDA SUPER CLÁSICO: Colombian Under-20 National Team defender Yamith Cuesta, acquired on loan by Chivas USA, made his debut for the Red-and-White in the 1-0 Honda Super Clásico loss to the LA Galaxy on Sunday. Cuesta played well in central defense as the team gave up just one goal, a late strike by Galaxy midfielder David Beckham. Chivas USA played the Galaxy to an even game but could not find the net, while goalkeeper Lance Parker made four saves for the Red-and-White. With the win, the Galaxy captured the Honda Super Clásico trophy for the second consecutive season.

FIVE HOME MATCHES REMAIN FOR CHIVAS USA - GET YOUR TICKET TO ALL THE ACTION WITH THE CHIVAS USA 'STIMULUS PLAN': As the push for the playoffs heats up, the Red-and-White have just five remaining home matches in 2009. Chivas USA is offering fans a special chance to catch some of the top home games of the season with the 'Stimulus Plan' ticket offer. With the purchase of a 'Stimulus Plan,' fans receive tickets to three of the top matches of the year, plus a 'bonus' ticket to the final game of the regular season, Fan Appreciation Night against the Houston Dynamo on Oct. 25. For more information, please visit cdchivasusa.com or call 1-877-CHIVAS-1.

GUADALAJARA UPDATE: Chivas de Guadalajara earned a 2-2 draw with Pachuca on Saturday, bringing the team's record to 1-3-1 in the Apertura 2009 season. Chivas took a 1-0 lead in the match through a Héctor Reynoso goal, but gave up two unanswered before Omar Bravo's 77th-minute penalty earned the team a point. More information on Chivas de Guadalajara can be found at the club's official website, www.chivascampeon.com.

TUNE IN THIS THURSDAY TO 'PASIÓN CHIVAS USA' ON W RADIO 690 AM: Fans can tune in to 'Pasión Chivas USA', airing this Thursday night from 5-6 p.m. PT on W Radio 690 AM. Hosts Hipólito Gamboa and Rigoberto Cervantez, who also serve as play-by-play and color commentator for every Chivas USA match of the 2009 MLS season, will discuss the road ahead for the Red-and-White as the team prepares for its next game, on Sept. 13 against the New England Revolution. The official weekly radio program of the Red-and-White, 'Pasión Chivas USA' covers everything on the Major League Soccer club, from match commentary, recent news from the team, interviews, contests to win tickets to Chivas USA matches, as well as phone calls from fans listening to the show.

DON'T MISS 'SOMOS CHIVAS USA' THIS SATURDAY AT 1:30 P.M. PT ON KAZA AZTECA 54: Fans, don't miss Chivas USA's official weekly TV show, "Somos Chivas USA'. Featuring renowned co-hosts Mara Almada and Antonio Rosique, with reporting by renowned Chiva-expert Ramón Diaz, 'Somos Chivas USA' gives viewers an inside look at the Red-and-White, including player features, match analysis, highlights, and much more. This week's 'Somos Chivas USA' is scheduled to air on KAZA Azteca 54 in Los Angeles at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5, complete with special features and commentaries on Chivas USA. Tune in this Saturday for your 'Somos Chivas USA!'

CDCHIVASUSA.COM: THE TOP SOURCE FOR EVERYTHING ABOUT THE RED-AND-WHITE: With new features, videos, and articles every day, cdchivasusa.com is the top source for everything on the Major League Soccer's top team, Chivas USA. New videos are constantly added, ranging from the popular 'Chatting with Chivas USA' and 'Chatting with the ChivaGirls' series, to match previews and recaps, to other features on the team. Fans can also find articles on happenings within Chivas USA nearly every day, as well as Adrian Paul's offbeat column "Red-and-White Monday" every week. Visit cdchivasusa.com today to for all the latest news and information on the Red-and-White!

VISIT THE NEW-LOOK 'DENTRO DEL REBAÑO', CHIVAS USA'S OFFICIAL BLOG: Chivas USA's official blog, 'Dentro del Rebaño' (or 'Inside the Flock') contains updated content on the club, with audio quotes from players and coaches, to videos from inside the team. Check out the new-look blog at dentrodelrebano.com today for the latest information on Chivas USA!

JOIN CHIVAS USA'S NEW SOCIAL NETWORKING SITE AT MYCHIVASUSA.COM: Chivas USA has launched MyChivasUSA.com, a social networking site designed for fans of the Red-and-White. The social network was created using the Ning platform, and allows fans to customize a profile, set up blogs, add photos and videos, send messages and chat, track matches they've attended, and much more. Several Chivas USA players, including Jonathan Bornstein, as well as members of the ChivaGirls, have already set up profiles on the page. For more information, or to make your own account, please visit MyChivasUSA.com and click on the 'Sign Up' link.

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