It's time for the game! This week, Chivas USA gets the league's attention for one night as they host the Chicago Fire (8 pm PDT, ESPN Deportes). Can the Goats step up and show their quality to the league, or will it be another result that leads to teeth-gnashing for fans? We'll find out before long.
As ever, I'll be providing basic commentary throughout the match below in the comments section. Please be sure to weigh in with your opinions before, during and after the match!
Here are the lineups:Chivas USA: Dan Kennedy; James Riley, John Valencia, Rauwshan McKenzie, Heath Pearce; Oswaldo Minda, Nick LaBrocca, Jorge Villafana, Miller Bolanos, Juan Pablo Angel, Alejandro Moreno
Chivas bench: Tim Melia, Ante Jazic, Peter Vagenas, Michael Lahoud, Ryan Smith, Laurent Courtois, Jose Correa
Chicago Fire: Sean Johnson; Dan Gargan, Arne Friedrich, Austin Berry, Gonzalo Segares; Logan Pause, Pavel Pardo, Marco Pappa, Sebastian Grazzini; Patrick Nyarko, Dominic Oduro
Chicago bench: Paolo Tornaghi, Hunter Jumper, Michael Videira, Daniel Paladini, Rafael Robayo, Federico Puppo, Orr Barouch
Arriba las Chivas!