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Matt Dunn wins Chivas USA Player of the Month award for September 2014

The 20-year-old gets the readers' vote.

Dunn in action against the Sounders.
Dunn in action against the Sounders.
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We have a new winner for Chivas USA Player of the Month, and it's young midfielder Matt Dunn. Playing three games in September, including his first career MLS start last week against the Seattle Sounders, Dunn has worked his way into the Goats' lineup.

The 20-year-old garnered a whopping 63 percent of the reader vote for the month, so he won in a landslide, and given the team's struggles as a group in September, it perhaps isn't a surprise that the honors go to a player who's finally getting some minutes with the first team.

We'd say that Dunn's emergence could represent some promise for the future of the team, but well, we know that's probably not going to be relevant after these final four games. Instead, it could give him a chance to gain some experience ahead of the next phase of his own career.

Congrats to Matt! And thanks to all of you who voted. Look out for the next (likely final, sniff) monthly poll later in a few weeks.

August 2014 winners: Mauro Rosales, Dan Kennedy

July 2014 winner: Erick Torres

June 2014 winner: Erick Torres

May 2014 winner: Dan Kennedy

April 2014 winner: Mauro Rosales

March 2014 winner: Thomas McNamara

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