2013 Chivas USA season

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Chivas USA
2013 season
Owner Jorge Vergara
Coach José Luis Real
Stadium Home Depot Center
Major League Soccer Conference: 9th
Overall: 16th
MLS Cup TBD
U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round
California SuperClásico Draw (ongoing) 0-0-1
Top goalscorer League:
Erick Torres (7 goals)
All:
Erick Torres (7 goals)
Highest home attendance 9,732 vs. San Jose Earthquakes on April 27, 2013
Lowest home attendance 6,810 vs. FC Dallas on March 10, 2013
Average home league attendance League: 8,366
All: 8,366
Home colors
Away colors

The 2013 Chivas USA season is the club's ninth season of existence, and their ninth season in Major League Soccer, the top tier of the American and Canadian soccer pyramids. Chivas USA will look to rebound off a disappointing season, which saw the club finish at the bottom of the Western Conference table.

Background[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Includes all competitive matches.

Ran Pos Nat Name Major League Soccer U.S. Open Cup Total
1 FW Mexico Erick Torres 7 0 7
2 MF United States Carlos Alvarez 2 1 3
T3 FW United States Juan Agudelo* 2 0 2
FW United States Tristan Bowen 2 0 2
MF United States Eric Avila 2 0 2
FW United States Bryan de la Fuente 2 0 2
N/A N/A Own Goals 2 0 2
T3 MF Mexico Edgar Mejia 1 0 1
FW Mexico Giovani Casillas* 1 0 1
FW United States Julio Morales 1 0 1
FW United States Jose Correa 1 0 1
MF Ecuador Oswaldo Minda 1 0 1
MF United States Jorge Villafana 1 0 1
MF France Laurent Courtois* 1 0 1
D Mexico Joaquin Velazquez 1 0 1
D Mexico Mario de Luna 1 0 1
D Peru Walter Vílchez* 0 1 1
GK United States Dan Kennedy 0 1 1
TOTALS 28 3 31

Last updated: August 30, 2012
Source: Competitive matches

  • Player no longer in current squad

Club[edit]

Roster[edit]

Last updated on July 2, 2013. Source:[1]

No. Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Kennedy, DanDan Kennedy      United States
2 Defender Burling, BobbyBobby Burling      United States
3 Defender de Luna, MarioMario de Luna (on loan from Guadalajara)     Mexico
4 Defender Vílchez, WalterWalter Vílchez      Peru
5 Defender Borja, CarlosCarlos Borja      United States
6 Forward Manuel Rivera, JoséJosé Manuel Rivera      Mexico
7 Forward Bowen, TristanTristan Bowen      United States
8 Midfielder Mejía, EdgarEdgar Mejía (on loan from Guadalajara)     Mexico
9 Forward Morales, JulioJulio Morales (on loan from Guadalajara)     Mexico
11 Midfielder Farfan, GabrielGabriel Farfan      United States
12 Midfielder Delgado, MarcoMarco Delgado (HGP)     United States
13 Midfielder Soto, JosueJosue Soto      United States
14 Midfielder Casillas, GiovaniGiovani Casillas (on loan from Guadalajara)     Mexico
15 Midfielder Avila, EricEric Avila      United States
18 Midfielder Ponce, MartínMartín Ponce (on loan from Guadalajara)     Mexico
19 Defender Villafaña, JorgeJorge Villafaña      United States
20 Midfielder Alvarez, CarlosCarlos Alvarez      United States
22 Midfielder Antúnez, DanielDaniel Antúnez      United States
24 Goalkeeper McLain, PatrickPatrick McLain      United States
25 Defender Purdy, SteveSteve Purdy      El Salvador
26 Defender Orozco, EmilioEmilio Orozco      United States
27 Forward Correa, José ErickJosé Erick Correa      Colombia
28 Goalkeeper Melia, TimTim Melia      United States
30 Midfielder Minda, OswaldoOswaldo Minda      Ecuador
31 Midfielder Iraheta, MarvinMarvin Iraheta      El Salvador
Defender Bocanegra, CarlosCarlos Bocanegra      United States
Midfielder Calvert, CalebCaleb Calvert (HGP)     United States

Team management[edit]

Standings[edit]

Western Conference Table


Pos
Team
Pts
GP
W
L
T
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 Portland Timbers (W1) 57 34 14 5 15 54 33 +21 2013 MLS Cup Conference Semifinals
2 Real Salt Lake 56 34 16 10 8 57 41 +16
3 LA Galaxy 53 34 15 11 8 53 38 +15
4 Seattle Sounders FC 52 34 15 12 7 42 42 0 2013 MLS Cup Knockout Round
5 Colorado Rapids 51 34 14 11 9 45 38 +7
6 San Jose Earthquakes 51 34 14 11 9 35 42 −7
7 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 48 34 13 12 9 53 45 +8
8 FC Dallas 44 34 11 12 11 48 52 −4
9 Chivas USA 26 34 6 20 8 30 67 −37

Updated to matches played on October 27, 2013 8:00 p.m. PDT. Source: MLSSoccer.com
Notation Key:

(W1) = Western Conference champion
Overall Table


Pos
Team
Pts
GP
W
L
T
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 New York Red Bulls (SS) (E1) 59 34 17 9 8 58 41 +17 Supporters' Shield, 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League 1
2 Sporting Kansas City 58 34 17 10 7 47 30 +17
3 Portland Timbers (W1) 57 34 14 5 15 54 33 +21
4 Real Salt Lake 56 34 16 10 8 57 41 +16
5 LA Galaxy 53 34 15 11 8 53 38 +15
6 Seattle Sounders FC 52 34 15 12 7 42 42 0
7 New England Revolution 51 34 14 11 9 49 38 +11
8 Colorado Rapids 51 34 14 11 9 45 38 +7
9 Houston Dynamo 51 34 14 11 9 41 41 0
10 San Jose Earthquakes 51 34 14 11 9 35 42 −7
11 Montreal Impact 49 34 14 13 7 50 49 +1
12 Chicago Fire 49 34 14 13 7 47 52 −5
13 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 48 34 13 12 9 53 45 +8
14 Philadelphia Union 46 34 12 12 10 42 44 −2
15 FC Dallas 44 34 11 12 11 48 52 −4
16 Columbus Crew 41 34 12 17 5 42 46 −4
17 Toronto FC 29 34 6 17 11 30 47 −17
18 Chivas USA 26 34 6 20 8 30 67 −37
19 D.C. United 16 34 3 24 7 22 59 −37

Updated to matches played on October 2013. Source: MLSSoccer.com
Notation Key:

(SS) = Supporters Shield winner
(E1) = Eastern Conference champion
(W1) = Western Conference champion

1The highest ranked U.S.-based MLS club qualifies to the 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League seeding Pot A. (Canadian teams cannot qualify for the Champions League through MLS; the Canadian qualifier is the winner of the 2014 Canadian Championship.) The other U.S. representatives in the 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League are:

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
23 18 4 13 6 21 41 −20 3 5 3 12 18 −6 1 8 3 9 23 −14

Last updated: May 23, 2013
Source: 2013 Major League Soccer season
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]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Ground H H A A H H A H A A H A H A H H A A A H A A H H H A A H H A H A A H
Result L W D W W L L D L L L L L L L D D D L W L L D

Last updated: July 3, 2013.
Source: Regular season matches
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: T = Tie; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Kits[edit]

Home
Home Alt.
Home Alt. 2
Away
Type Shirt Shorts Socks First appearance / Info
Home Red / White Navy Navy
Home Alt. Red / White Navy Red MLS, March 2 against Columbus
Home Alt. 2 Red / White Navy White MLS, May 25 against Colorado2011 Away Socks
Away Navy Red Navy

Statistics[edit]

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred From Fee/Notes Date Source
MF United States Carlos Alvarez United States Connecticut Huskies Selected in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft January 17, 2013
MF United States Eric Avila United States Colorado Rapids Traded in exchange for Nick LaBrocca January 22, 2013
MF El Salvador Steve Purdy United States Portland Timbers Free February 14, 2013
DF United States Carlos Borja United States Los Angeles Blues Free February 14, 2013
DF United States Carlos Bocanegra Spain Racing Santander Free July 1, 2013 Ex-USMNT captain Carlos Bocanegra joins Chivas USA, returns to MLS after near decade in Europe
FW United States Caleb Calvert Home Grown July 2, 2013 Chivas USA signs newest Homegrown Player

Out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred To Fee/Notes Date Source
9 FW Colombia Juan Pablo Ángel Colombia Atlético Nacional Free December 3, 2012
6 MF United States Peter Vagenas No club Free December 3, 2012
23 DF United States Danny Califf Canada Toronto FC Option declined; selected in 2012 MLS Re-Entry Draft December 3, 2012
15 FW Venezuela Alejandro Moreno Retired Option declined; retired December 3, 2012
10 MF United States Nick LaBrocca United States Colorado Rapids Traded for Eric Avila January 22, 2013
14 FW United States Casey Townsend United States D.C. United Traded for 2014 MLS SuperDraft second round pick January 25, 2013
21 MF United States Ben Zemanski United States Portland Timbers Undisclosed February 13, 2013
7 DF United States James Riley United States D.C. United Undisclosed February 14, 2013
30 MF Uruguay Paolo Cardozo Option declined February 14, 2013
22 FW England Ryan Smith Option declined February 14, 2013
5 DF Colombia John Valencia Option declined February 14, 2013
58 FW United States Cesar Romero Waived February 14, 2013
10 MF Ecuador Miller Bolaños Option declined June 30, 2013 Chivas USA Part Ways with Four Players
14 FW Mexico Giovani Casillas Return from loan to C.D. Guadalajara June 30, 2013 Chivas USA Part Ways with Four Players
16 MF France Laurent Courtois Option declined June 30, 2013 Chivas USA Part Ways with Four Players
23 DF Mexico Joaquin Velazquez Waived June 30, 2013 Chivas USA Part Ways with Four Players

Loan in[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loan From Fee/Notes Date Source
3 DF Mexico Mario de Luna Mexico Guadalajara On loan from Guadalajara February 22, 2013 Chivas USA Announce Loan Deals for Edgar Mejia, Giovani Casillas, Mario de Luna
8 MF Mexico Edgar Mejía Mexico Guadalajara On loan from Guadalajara February 22, 2013 Chivas USA Announce Loan Deals for Edgar Mejia, Giovani Casillas, Mario de Luna
18 MF Mexico Martín Ponce Mexico Guadalajara On loan from Guadalajara May 10, 2013 Chivas USA acquire midfielder Martin Aaron Ponce on loan from sister club Guadalajara

Loan out[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players | Chivas USA". Cdchivasusa.com. Retrieved May 1, 2013.