Matthew Hoffman

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Shining a Light: Latest CUSA Overhaul Shows Hope

No longer making deals to cut payroll, Chivas USA's recent transactions have made the Goats a considerably more attractive team to potential coaching candidates.


Striker trio's return bolsters New Zealand's hopes

Ahead of the New Zealand-Mexico World Cup qualifying playoff, we look at three of the attacking options for the Kiwis. An impotent offense gladly welcomes back three talented strikers in its away leg at the Azteca.

The Advance: Mexico and New Zealand

Just over a week away, the match is almost more intriguing for who's NOT playing. Almost. Could Herrera's decision be a $600 million mistake? And is history is your guide, you might be in for some surprises.

WC Playoff rosters released for Mexico-New Zealand

The OFC-CONCACAF World Cup qualifying playoff is less than ten days away and we've got rosters! Miguel Herrera wants local boys for Mexico, while Ricki Herbert doesn't mind spanning the globe for his New Zealand roster.

Mexico wins but flaws still very apparent

The El Tri won 4-2 in San Diego, but a truer test lies ahead.

Preview: Mexico vs. Finland (Friendly)

Expect to see Miguel Herrera field a competitive side against Finland in tonight's tune-up ahead of the El Tri's critical playoff against the New Zealand All-Whites.

Match facts: Chivas USA vs. Portland Timbers

Stats, quotes and highlights from Saturday's match

A stroll through MLS Week 35

Curses reversed, unlikely heroes and we hear from an old friend in one of the most exciting final weekends in MLS.

Gamethread: Chivas vs. Timbers, 10/26/13

High stakes versus low stakes. Can Chivas spoil the Timbers Supporter's Shield ambitions?

Preview: Chivas USA vs. Portland Timbers

Final game of the season! We preview the match between Chivas USA and the Portland Timbers.

Three Questions: Chivas USA vs. Portland Timbers

It's the final game! With the Western Conference and Supporter's Shield both within reach, expect an attacking Portland side.

Gamethread: RSL vs Chivas USA, 10/23/2013

Keep it here for the match!


Chivas foe to lead El Tri against New Zealand

Miguel Herrera, coach of Chivas Guadalajara rivals Club America, is tasked with seeing Mexico's passage to the two game playoff against New Zealand in next month's World Cup Qualifying playoff.

Match Preview: RSL vs Chivas USA

Your guide to the midweek fixture between two teams at opposite ends of the table

Chivas USA has big challenge to overcome in RSL

Both Chivas USA and Real Salt Lake entered the league in 2005. RSL has cups, a tight core, and a coveted blueprint for building a winning franchise. Chivas...doesn't have those attributes yet.


Your MLS playoff aspirants as Cure albums

With only a week to go to determine seeding, conference titles and the Supporter's Shield winner, and a whole lot of teams still in the mix, we sort the teams by Cure albums because it sounded like fun. (It was).

Chivas USA: The Unlikely Kingmakers

Chivas USA can potentially spoil Real Salt Lake and the Portland Timbers cup ambitions.


miCoach: Sidelined by MLS, useful tool for Chivas

Following the use of the adidas miCoach system in last's year's combine and All-Star game, MLS and adidas promised to use and publish for each match in 2013. That apparently didn'tn happen, but Chivas USA show how they utilize the technology.

NZ and Mexico to tangle for 2014 WC Spot

With the United States' stoppage time goal, Mexico faces Chivas USA friend (they played a friendly, right?) New Zealand with a trip to Brazil on the line.

CUSA: Striking lightning in 2014?

The Boston Red Sox 2012 disaster paved the way for a powerful playoff run. What lessons can be applied to Chivas USA?


Blown Call: MLS siding with Seattle over refs

The MLS disciplinary committee's latest fines should make the the league's ref's seeing red.

Chivas 0:0 New Zealand

Chivas USA played New Zealand to a scoreless draw in their closed friendly Saturday at the StubHub Center.

NZ Soccer team's road to WCQ anything but boring

The New Zealand All Whites -- Chivas USA's friendly opponent Saturday -- are living dangerously ahead of next month's World Cup qualifier against the fourth place finisher in the CONCACAF Hexagonal.

Queretaro complaint: Blame agent, not NZF

Reacting to a complaint to Fifa, the New Zealand All White deny any wrong doing for the canceled friendly against Queretaro on Wednesday.

Chivas USA hosting New Zealand in closed friendly

The Goats will be playing New Zealand this Saturday in Carson in a closed friendly. However not everyone is happy with the outcome, as the fallout from the failed Los Angeles Cup continues.

Chivas USA future stadium prospects

Chivas USA continues to look among a bevvy of stadium choices when their lease at the StubHub Center ends at the end of the 2014 season. Can management keep the golf clubs stashed away long enough to make a deal?

Friendly tournament cancelled by promoters

Chivas USA's tournament to help those affected by hurricanes Ingrid and Manuel has been canceled, and it appears the promoters who could not pull the event together may have a history of failing to follow through.

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