Monday, August 30, 2010

Chivas announce roster for Union friendly

Chester, Pa. (August 30, 2010) – Chivas de Guadalajara today unveiled their 23-man roster for their upcoming game against Philadelphia Union on Wednesday, September 1 at PPL Park.  

The match will feature all 11 starters from the recent Copa Libertadores final, including Adolfo Bautista and Patricio Araujo both of whom scored in Latin America’s most important club competition.  

Major League Soccer’s newest Designated Player Omar Bravo will also visit PPL Park on Wednesday. Bravo, who recently signed with the Kansas City Wizards, will join MLS in 2011.   

Tickets are still available for the match, which is presented by Comcast, by calling 877-21-UNION or CLICKING HERE. Kick-off is set for 8:00 p.m. 

Chivas is Mexico’s most successful team having won a record 11 titles since the start of the professional era. The team entered the 2010 Copa Libertadores final with the hope of becoming Mexico’s first club to ever win the competition but fell 2-1 and 3-2, respectively, to Brazil’s F.C. Internacional in the two-leg tournament final.  
 
Chivas de Guadalajara GOALKEEPERS: Luis Michel, Sergio Arias
 
DEFENDERS: Hector Reynoso, Mario De Luna, Edgar Mejia, Miguel Ponce, Jonny Magallon, Christian Perez, Patricio Araujo, Christian Moran
 
MIDFIELDERS: Xavier Baez, Dionicio Escalante, Jorge Enriquez, Marco Fabian, Ulises Davila, Sergio Avila, Mitchel Oviedo
 
FORWARDS: Omar Arellano, Omar Bravo, Adolfo Bautista, Michel Vazquez, Jesus Sanchez, Alberto Medina
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: Jose Luis Real
 
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