2005 Chivas USA season

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Chivas USA
2005 season
Owner Mexico Jorge Vergara
Interim manager Netherlands Hans Westerhof Note 1
MLS Conference: 6th
Overall: 12th
MLS Cup Playoffs Did not qualify
U.S. Open Cup Fourth round
SuperClasico Runners-up
Home colors
Away colors

The 2005 C.D. Chivas USA season was the club's first season of existence, and their first in Major League Soccer, the top flight of American soccer. The club competed in the MLS's Western Conference, where they finished in sixth place, or last place, in the Conference.

Background[edit]

Review[edit]

Competitions[edit]

Major League Soccer[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos Club Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 San Jose Earthquakes 32 18 4 10 53 31 22 64 2005 MLS Cup Playoffs, Supporters Shield
2 FC Dallas 32 13 10 9 52 44 8 48 2005 MLS Cup Playoffs
3 Colorado Rapids 32 13 13 6 40 37 3 45
4 Los Angeles Galaxy 32 13 13 6 44 45 -1 45
5 Real Salt Lake 32 5 22 5 30 65 -35 20
6 Chivas USA 32 4 22 6 31 67 -36 18

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld Pts W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD
32 18 4 22 6 31 67 −36 3 11 2 15 30 −15 1 11 4 16 37 −21

Last updated: October 16, 2005
Source: ESPNSoccernet.com
Pld = Matches played; Pts = Points; W = Matches won; T = Matches tied; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference

Results by round[edit]

Game reports[edit]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 2005 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

Statistics[edit]

Transfers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Footnotes
  • Note 1: Thomas Rongen was Chivas USA's head coach from September 2004 (before the club fielded a team) until May 2005. From May 2005 until June 2005, Javier Ledesma was the club's interim head coach. Hans Westerhof coached the team from June 2005 through the end of the season.
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