Forward Juan Agudelo, defender Alfredo Morales and midfielders Danny Williams and Graham Zusi were cut Friday as U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann picked his 23-man roster for upcoming exhibition games and World Cup qualifiers.
Juan Agudelo was traded from the New York to Chivas USA for defender Heath Pearce and allocation money on Thursday after the 19-year-old forward told the Red Bulls he was frustrated by a lack of playing time.
Oswaldo Minda scored in the first half Saturday to give Chivas USA a 1-0 victory over Toronto FC that extended Toronto’s season-opening losing streak to a franchise-worst five games.
The Vancouver Whitecaps earned their first road victory in franchise history, snapping a streak of 17 winless matches, defeating Chivas USA 1-0 in front of a rain soaked crowd Saturday.
Alvaro Fernandez and Sammy Ochoa scored and the Seattle Sounders also benefited from an own goal in a 3-1 victory over Chivas USA on Saturday night.
Chad Barrett scored in the 53rd minute, Josh Saunders earned his eighth shutout, and the Los Angeles Galaxy wrapped up the third unbeaten home season in MLS history with a 1-0 victory over Chivas USA on Sunday night.
Juan Pablo Angel scored twice and Dan Kennedy saved a stoppage-time penalty kick to lift Chivas USA to a 2-2 comeback draw against D.C. United on Wednesday night.
Chivas USA defender Jimmy Conrad is retiring after a concussion limited him to two games this season.
Major League Soccer’s title game will be played Nov. 20 at The Home Depot Center in Carson for the fourth time in nine seasons.
Chivas USA and Mexican beer company Grupo Modelo have agreed to a multiyear deal that will see the logo of Corona Extra on the Major League Soccer team’s jerseys.
Chivas USA has hired former MLS player Robin Fraser as its new coach.Fraser is taking over immediately and will begin preparing for the MLS SuperDraft on Jan. 13 and the regular season, which begins March 19 when Chivas USA hosts Kansas City.
Juan Carlos Osorio will become the new coach for Chivas USA according to ESPN Los Angeles.