Club Deportivo Guadalajara S.A. de C.V. Announce Roster for July U.S. Tour
Chivas to play in Las Vegas, San Jose, CA., and Washington D.C. this summer
Club Deportivo Guadalajara S.A. de C.V., commonly known as Chivas, announced the roster that will travel for the club’s U.S. Tour matches this July.
The popular Mexican soccer club with face eternal rivals and current Liga MX champions Club America at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Wednesday, July 3. The squad will then travel to San Jose, CA to face Pumas UNAM on Saturday, July 6 at Spartan Stadium, before traveling to the nation’s capital to face four-time MLS Cup champion D.C. United on Friday, July 12 at RFK Stadium.
The Chivas Guadalajara roster features a mix of veteran and up-and-coming players, highlighted by captain Héctor Reynoso, goalkeeper Luis Ernesto Michel and midfielder Patricio Araujo. The all-Mexican roster also includes talented young players such as, defender Néstor Vidrio, midfielder Jesús Sánchez and forward Carlos Fierro, who was a member of the Mexican National Team that was crowned champions in the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
Chivas head coach Benjamin “el Maestro” Galindo will use the 2013 U.S. summer tour to test his squad ahead of the Liga MX Apertura 2013 season, which begins soon after their return from the U.S.
Tickets for the July 3 match in Las Vegas are available at the Thomas & Mack Center Box Office, online at www.UNLVtickets.com or by calling 866.388.3267. Tickets for the July 6 date in the Bay Area are available at the Spartan Stadium box office and by visiting www.Ticketmaster.com. Tickets for the July 12 match in Washington, D.C. may be purchased at www.dcunited.com or by calling 202-587-5000.
Boost Mobile, MillerCoors and Pepsi are the official Guadalajara 2013 U.S. Tour partners.
CD Guadalajara – 2013 U.S. Tour Schedule
Date Opponent City Stadium Time (ET) Tickets
July 3 Club America Las Vegas, NV Sam Boyd Stadium 11:00 p.m. Click here
July 6 Pumas UNAM San Jose, CA Spartan Stadium 10:30 p.m. Click here
July 12 D.C. United Washington D.C. RFK Stadium 8:00 p.m. Click here
2013 Club Deportivo Guadalajara – U.S. Tour Roster
GOALKEEPERS: Luis Ernesto Michel, Antonio Rodríguez and Hugo Hernández.
DEFENDERS: Héctor Reynoso, Kristián Álvarez, Néstor Vidrio, Omar Esparza, Abraham Coronado, Carlos Villanueva and Víctor Perales.
MIDFIELDERS: Patricio Araujo, Antonio Gallardo, Eduardo López, Giovani Hernández, Jesús Sánchez, and Mauricio Hernández
FOWARDS: Miguel Sabah, Carlos Fierro, Ángel Zaldívar and Carlos Cisneros.
HEAD COACH: Benjamín Galindo