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Gamethread: Chivas USA vs. Chicago Fire, 3/9/14

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Talk about the game here!

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

The season is finally here! Chivas USA turn the page into their transition year by opening the 2014 campaign with a daytime match against the Chicago Fire. The game will be on UniMas if you can't make it out to the stadium, and both teams are ready to get this season started! Can either side get three points today? We'll find out very soon!

If you missed them, be sure to check out the Three Questions feature with Sean Spence and the match preview.

I'm pulling doubly duty today, so I'll try to comment as much as I can, but feel free to tell us what you think of the game as it goes along.

Onto the lineups:

Chivas USA starting XI: Dan Kennedy; Eric Avila, Bobby Burling, Carlos Bocanegra, Tony Lochhead; Agustin Pelletieri, Oswaldo Minda, Leandro Barrera, Mauro Rosales; Erick Torres, Thomas McNamara

Chivas bench: Trevor Spangenberg, Adolfo Bautista, Andrew Jean-Baptiste, Dani Fragoso, Luke Moore, Matthew Fondy, Donny Toia

Chicago Fire starting XI: Sean Johnson; Lovel Palmer, Jhon Kennedy Hurtado, Bakary Soumare, Gonzalo Segares; Jeff Larentowicz, Patrick Nyarko, Alex, Chris Rolfe, Dilly Duka; Jose Luis Anangono

Fire bench: Greg Cochrane, Benji Joya, Quincy Amarikwa, Kyle Reynish, Logan Pause, Patrick Ianni, Mike Magee

Arriba las Chivas!