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Opponents: v Chivas de Guadalajara
Venue: Giants Stadium, New Jersey
Chivas of Guadalajara is widely known in Mexico as the 'Campeonisimo' or 'Super-champion'. In the 1960's, Chivas won 8 out of a possible 10 League Championships, and thus the name. They won their last Mexican League trophy in 1997. They play at the Jalisco Stadium.
Founded on August 2, 2004, Club Deportivo Chivas USA is the sister team of Club Deportivo Guadalajara, popularly known as 'Chivas', Mexico's most beloved soccer club. Chivas USA celebrated its inaugural season as a Major League Soccer expansion team in 2005. Based in Carson, California, Chivas USA is owned by Mexican entrepreneurs Jorge Vergara Madrigal, owner of Club Deportivo Guadalajara, and business partner Antonio Cué Sánchez-Navarro, who serves as Chivas USA's president.
The official colors of Chivas USA are red and white, the same as Club Deportivo Guadalajara, worn in vertical stripes on the team's jersey with blue shorts and blue socks.
The official site for Chivas Mexico.
MLS shuts down Chivas USA - read report.
Manager: Gordon Strachan
Team: Marshall, Telfer, Caldwell, McManus, Wilson; McGeady, Lennon (Thompson 77), Jarosik (Sno 69), Pearson; Miller (Virgo 84), Riordan (Beattie 56).
Unused subs: McGovern, O’Dea, Lawson, Petrov, Quinn.
Celtic Team v Chivas
back row: Caldwell, Marshall, Pearson, McManus, Jarosik, Telfer.
front row: Riordan, Wilson, Lennon, McGeady, Miller.
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Manager: Jesús Aguilar
Team: Luis Michel, Omar Esparza, Francisco Javier Rodríguez, Jonny Magallón, Gonzalo Pineda (Olvera 65), Manuel Sol, Patricio Araujo, Juan Pablo Rodríguez, Ramón Morales (Medina 62), Adolfo Bautista, Omar Bravo (Santana 73).
Unused subs: Talmvera, Patlan, Sol, Borboa, Avila