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 DNQ
U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round vs Carolina RailHawks
California SuperClásico Lost (ongoing) 0-2-1
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]

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Number Position Player Previous Club Fee/Notes Ref
January 22, 2013 15 MF United States Eric Avila Colorado Rapids Trade [1]
February 14, 2013 5 DF United States Carlos Borja Los Angeles Blues Free
February 14, 2013 25 DF El Salvador Steve Purdy Portland Timbers Free
February 22, 2013 14 MF Mexico Giovani Casillas Mexico Guadalajara Loan [2]
February 22, 2013 3 DF Mexico Mario de Luna Mexico Guadalajara Loan [2]
February 22, 2013 8 MF Mexico Édgar Mejía Mexico Guadalajara Loan [2]
February 26, 2013 23 DF Mexico Joaquín Velázquez Mexico Guadalajara Loan
February 26, 2013 4 DF Peru Walter Vílchez Peru Sporting Cristal Undisclosed
February 27, 2013 26 DF United States Emilio Orozco Mexico Tigres UANL Free [3]
February 27, 2013 13 MF United States Josue Soto Houston Dynamo Free [3]
March 1, 2013 22 MF United States Daniel Antúnez Finland Inter Turku Free [4]
March 1, 2013 9 FW Mexico Julio Morales Mexico Guadalajara Loan [4]
March 1, 2013 6 FW Mexico José Rivera Finland RoPS Free [4]
May 10, 2013 18 MF Mexico Martín Ponce Mexico Guadalajara Loan
May 14, 2013 11 MF United States Gabriel Farfan Philadelphia Union Trade
July 1, 2013 4 DF United States Carlos Bocanegra Scotland Rangers Allocation [5]
July 10, 2013 10 FW Mexico Erick Torres Mexico Guadalajara Loan [6]
July 18, 2013 17 DF United States Jaime Frías Mexico Guadalajara Loan [7]
August 20, 2013 14 MF United States Bryan de la Fuente Free
August 27, 2013 21 MF Peru Carlo Chueca Free
August 30, 2013 26 FW United States Matthew Fondy Los Angeles Blues Free

Out[edit]

Date Number Position Player New Club Fee/Notes Ref
December 3, 2012 9 FW Colombia Juan Pablo Ángel Colombia Atlético Nacional Free
December 3, 2012 6 MF United States Peter Vagenas Re-Entry Draft
December 3, 2012 23 DF United States Danny Califf Toronto Re-Entry Draft
December 3, 2012 15 FW Venezuela Alejandro Moreno Re-Entry Draft
December 29, 2012 22 FW England Ryan Smith Greece Skoda Xanthi Undisclosed
January 22, 2013 10 MF United States Nick LaBrocca Colorado Rapids Trade [1]
January 25, 2013 14 FW United States Casey Townsend D.C. United Trade [8]
February 13, 2013 21 MF United States Ben Zemanski Portland Timbers Trade
February 14, 2013 7 DF United States James Riley D.C. United Trade [9]
February 14, 2013 5 DF Colombia John Alexander Valencia Colombia Deportes Tolima Free
February 14, 2013 30 MF Uruguay Paolo Cardozo Costa Rica Cartaginés Free
February 14, 2013 58 FW United States César Romero Waived
February 19, 2013 18 MF Grenada Shalrie Joseph Seattle Sounders Trade [10]
February 22, 2013 4 DF United States Rauwshan McKenzie Portland Timbers Free
April 15, 2013 24 GK United States Patrick McLain Los Angeles Blues Loan
May 7, 2013 11 FW United States Juan Agudelo New England Revolution Trade [11]
August 16, 2013 27 FW Colombia José Correa Argentina Gimnasia Loan [12]
13 DF Canada Ante Jazić

Roster[edit]

No. Name Nationality Position Date of birth (Age) Signed from Signed in Contract ends Apps. Goals
Goalkeepers
1 Dan Kennedy United States GK (1982-07-22)22 July 1982 (aged 31) Chile Deportes Iquique 2008
24 Patrick McLain United States GK (1988-08-22)22 August 1988 (aged 25) Cal Poly Mustangs 2012 0 0
28 Tim Melia United States GK (1986-05-15)15 May 1986 (aged 27) Real Salt Lake 2012 8 0
Defenders
2 Bobby Burling United States DF (1984-10-15)15 October 1984 (aged 29) Montreal Impact 2012 52 0
3 Mario de Luna Mexico DF (1988-01-05)5 January 1988 (aged 25) Loan from Mexico Guadalajara 2013 2013 32 1
4 Carlos Bocanegra United States DF (1979-05-25)25 May 1979 (aged 34) Scotland Rangers 2013 12 0
5 Carlos Borja United States DF (1988-01-18)18 January 1988 (aged 25) Los Angeles Blues 2013
17 Jaime Frías United States DF (1993-02-18)18 February 1993 (aged 20) Loan from Mexico Guadalajara 2013 2013 4 0
23 Joaquín Velázquez Mexico DF (1975-09-11)11 September 1975 (aged 38) 2013 12 1
25 Steve Purdy El Salvador DF (1985-02-05)5 February 1985 (aged 28) Portland Timbers 2013 8 0
26 Emilio Orozco United States DF (1992-04-29)29 April 1992 (aged 21) Mexico Tigres UANL 2013 0 0
Midfielders
8 Édgar Mejía Mexico MF (1988-07-27)27 July 1988 (aged 25) Loan from Mexico Guadalajara 2013 2013 28 1
11 Gabriel Farfan United States MF (1988-06-23)23 June 1988 (aged 25) Philadelphia Union 2013 16 0
12 Marco Delgado United States MF (1988-06-23)23 June 1988 (aged 25) Chivas USA Academy 2012 17 0
13 Josue Soto United States MF (1989-01-03)3 January 1989 (aged 24) Houston Dynamo 2013 19 0
14 Bryan de la Fuente United States MF (1992-07-01)1 July 1992 (aged 21) 2013
15 Eric Avila United States MF (1987-11-24)24 November 1987 (aged 25) Toronto FC 2013 29 3
18 Martín Ponce Mexico MF (1992-06-30)30 June 1992 (aged 21) Loan from Mexico Guadalajara 2013 2013 6 0
19 Jorge Villafaña United States MF (1989-09-16)16 September 1989 (aged 24) Chivas USA Academy 2007
20 Carlos Alvarez United States MF (1990-11-12)12 November 1990 (aged 22) Connecticut Huskies 2013 31 3
21 Carlo Chueca Peru MF (1993-03-23)23 March 1993 (aged 20) 2013 5 0
22 Daniel Antúnez United States MF (1986-02-10)10 February 1986 (aged 27) Finland Inter Turku 2013 3 0
30 Oswaldo Minda Ecuador MF (1983-07-26)26 July 1983 (aged 30) Ecuador Deportivo Quito 2012 40 2
31 Marvin Iraheta El Salvador MF (1992-05-31)31 May 1992 (aged 21) New York Cosmos U-23 2012 15 0
Forwards
6 José Rivera Mexico FW (1986-06-16)16 June 1986 (aged 27) Finland RoPS 2013 10 0
7 Tristan Bowen United States FW (1991-01-30)30 January 1991 (aged 22) LA Galaxy 2011 31 2
9 Julio Morales Mexico FW (1993-12-19)19 December 1993 (aged 19) Loan from Mexico Guadalajara 2013 2013 17 2
10 Erick Torres Mexico FW (1993-01-19)19 January 1993 (aged 20) Loan from Mexico Guadalajara 2013 15 7
26 Matthew Fondy United States FW (1989-07-28)28 July 1989 (aged 24) Los Angeles Blues 2013 7 0
Away on loan
27 José Correa Colombia FW (1992-07-20)20 July 1992 (aged 20) Colombia Boyacá Chicó 2012 36 5
Caleb Calvert United States FW (1996-10-22)22 October 1996 (aged 17) Chivas USA Academy 2013 0 0
Left Chivas USA
4 Walter Vílchez Peru DF (1982-02-20)20 February 1982 (aged 31) Peru Sporting Cristal 2013 12 1
10 Miler Bolaños Ecuador MF (1990-06-01)1 June 1990 (aged 23) Loan from Ecuador LDU Quito 2012 2013 31 3
11 Juan Agudelo United States FW (1992-11-23)23 November 1992 (aged 20) New York Red Bulls 2012 29 4
13 Ante Jazić Canada DF (1976-02-26)26 February 1976 (aged 37) LA Galaxy 2009
14 Giovani Casillas Mexico MF (1994-01-04)4 January 1994 (aged 19) Loan from Mexico Guadalajara 2013 2013 6 1
16 Laurent Courtois France MF (1978-09-11)11 September 1978 (aged 35) France Grenoble 2011 36 3

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

Friendlies[edit]

Competitions[edit]

MLS[edit]

League Table[edit]

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
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 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 2013–14 CONCACAF Champions League 2
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 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League 1

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
34 26 6 20 8 30 67  −37 5 8 4 17 29  −12 1 12 4 13 38  −25

Last updated: October 26, 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 L W D L W D L L L L L

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

Results[edit]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

Squad statistics[edit]

As of match played June 12, 2013

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Major League Soccer U.S. Open Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK United States Dan Kennedy 33 1 31 0 2 1
2 DF United States Bobby Burling 23 0 18+5 0 0 0
3 DF Mexico Mario de Luna 32 1 30 1 2 0
4 DF United States Carlos Bocanegra 12 0 12 0 0 0
5 DF United States Carlos Borja 28 0 22+4 0 2 0
6 FW Mexico José Rivera 10 0 3+6 0 0+1 0
7 FW United States Tristan Bowen 24 2 15+7 2 2 0
8 MF Mexico Édgar Mejía 28 1 27+1 1 0 0
9 FW Mexico Julio Morales 17 2 9+8 2 0 0
10 FW Mexico Erick Torres 15 7 15 7 0 0
11 MF United States Gabriel Farfan 16 0 10+4 0 1+1 0
12 MF United States Marco Delgado 16 0 13+3 0 0 0
13 MF United States Josue Soto 19 0 11+6 0 2 0
14 MF United States Bryan de la Fuente 11 2 11 2 0 0
15 MF United States Eric Avila 29 3 24+4 3 0+1 0
17 DF United States Jaime Frías 4 0 3+1 0 0 0
18 MF Mexico Martín Ponce 6 0 1+4 0 1 0
19 MF United States Jorge Villafaña 22 1 15+5 1 1+1 0
20 MF United States Carlos Alvarez 31 3 26+3 2 2 1
21 MF Peru Carlo Chueca 5 0 1+4 0 0 0
22 MF United States Daniel Antúnez 3 0 1+2 0 0 0
23 DF Mexico Joaquín Velázquez 13 1 12 1 1 0
25 DF El Salvador Steve Purdy 8 0 5+3 0 0 0
26 FW United States Matthew Fondy 7 0 1+6 0 0 0
28 GK United States Tim Melia 2 0 2 0 0 0
30 MF Ecuador Oswaldo Minda 17 1 15+1 1 1 0
31 MF El Salvador Marvin Iraheta 15 0 5+8 0 1+1 0
Players away from Chivas USA on loan:
27 FW Colombia José Correa 17 1 12+4 1 1 0
Players who left Chivas USA during the season:
4 DF Peru Walter Vílchez 12 1 11 0 1 1
10 MF Ecuador Miler Bolaños 6 0 2+3 0 1 0
11 FW United States Juan Agudelo 6 0 4+2 0 0 0
13 DF Canada Ante Jazić 1 0 1 0 0 0
14 MF Mexico Giovani Casillas 6 1 2+3 1 1 0
16 MF France Laurent Courtois 5 1 2+2 1 0+1 0

Goal scorers[edit]

Place Position Nation Number Name MLS U.S. Open Cup Total
1 FW Mexico 10 Erick Torres 7 0 7
2 MF United States 15 Eric Avila 3 0 3
MF United States 20 Carlos Alvarez 2 1 3
4 FW United States 11 Juan Agudelo 2 0 2
FW United States 7 Tristan Bowen 2 0 2
MF United States 14 Bryan de la Fuente 2 0 2
FW Mexico 9 Julio Morales 2 0 2
Own goal 2 0 2
9 MF Ecuador 30 Oswaldo Minda 1 0 1
MF Mexico 14 Giovani Casillas 1 0 1
MF Mexico 8 Édgar Mejía 1 0 1
DF Mexico 23 Joaquín Velázquez 1 0 1
DF Mexico 3 Mario de Luna 1 0 1
MF United States 19 Jorge Villafaña 1 0 1
MF France 16 Laurent Courtois 1 0 1
FW Colombia 27 José Correa 1 0 1
GK United States 1 Dan Kennedy 0 1 1
DF Peru 4 Walter Vílchez 0 1 1
TOTALS 30 3 33

Disciplinary record[edit]

Number Nation Position Name MLS U.S. Open Cup Total
Booked Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card Booked Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card Booked Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card
1 United States GK Dan Kennedy 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1
2 United States DF Bobby Burling 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0
3 Mexico DF Mario de Luna 6 0 0 1 0 0 7 0 0
4 Peru DF Walter Vílchez 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
4 United States DF Carlos Bocanegra 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1
5 United States DF Carlos Borja 4 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0
6 Mexico FW José Rivera 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7 United States FW Tristan Bowen 6 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 1
8 Mexico MF Édgar Mejía 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1
9 Mexico FW Julio Morales 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
10 Ecuador MF Miler Bolaños 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
10 Mexico FW Erick Torres 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
11 United States MF Gabriel Farfan 2 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 1
12 United States MF Marco Delgado 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
13 United States MF Josue Soto 2 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 0
15 United States MF Eric Avila 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1
16 France MF Laurent Courtois 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
18 Mexico MF Martín Ponce 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
19 United States MF Jorge Villafaña 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
20 United States MF Carlos Alvarez 5 0 0 1 0 0 6 0 0
23 Mexico DF Joaquín Velázquez 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1
25 El Salvador DF Steve Purdy 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
30 Ecuador MF Oswaldo Minda 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0
31 El Salvador MF Marvin Iraheta 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
TOTALS 64 1 7 7 0 0 71 1 7

References[edit]

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