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Chivas USA
CHV
Final
3
LA Galaxy
LA
Sunday, April 6, 20143:00 PM
StubHub CenterMLS Regular SeasonClearUniMasAttendance: 15008

Match Summary

GOALS AND ASSISTS

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TimeClubPlayerAssisted By
 56'LABaggio Husidic
  • Landon Donovan
  • Robbie Keane
 41'LAStefan Ishizaki
  • Juninho
  • Landon Donovan
 37'LARobbie Keane
  • Dan Gargan
  • Stefan Ishizaki
DISCIPLINARY

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TimeClubPlayerReason
 48'CHV Mauro RosalesFoul
 40'CHV Erick TorresFoul
 26'LA Dan GarganFoul
SUBSTITUTIONS

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 85'LA
Tommy Meyer (D)
Dan Gargan (D)
 79'CHV
Adolfo Bautista (F)
Erick Torres (F)
 75'LA
Oscar Sorto (D)
Todd Dunivant (D)
 66'CHV
Kristopher Tyrpak (F)
Thomas McNamara (M)
 57'LA
Samuel Rosa (F)
Stefan Ishizaki (M)
 HTCHV
Leandro Barrera (F)
Luke Moore (F)

Starting Formations

1Kennedy15Avila22Zavaleta3Bocanegra16Andrew Jean-Baptiste7Rosales20Alvarez8Pelletieri17McNamara19Moore9TorresM101128251226211Perk33Gargan4González22Leonardo2Dunivant19Juninho8Sarvas6Husidic24Ishizaki10Donovan7KeaneM1816302134936RAA4

Lineups

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Chivas USA
1GDan Kennedy
15DEric Avila
22DEriq Zavaleta
3DCarlos Bocanegra
16DAndrew Jean-Baptiste
7MMauro Rosales
20MCarlos Alvarez
8MAgustín Pelletieri
17MThomas McNamara
19FLuke Moore
9FErick Torres
LA Galaxy
1GBrian Perk
33DDan Gargan
4DOmar González
22DLeonardo
2DTodd Dunivant
19MJuninho
8MMarcelo Sarvas
6MBaggio Husidic
24MStefan Ishizaki
10FLandon Donovan
7FRobbie Keane
Bench
10Adolfo Bautista
11Leandro Barrera
28Tim Melia
25Donny Toia
12Marco Delgado
26Matthew Fondy
21Kristopher Tyrpak
 
18Jaime Penedo
16Rob Friend
30Chandler Hoffman
21Tommy Meyer
34Kenney Walker
9Samuel Rosa
36Oscar Sorto
Managers
  Wilmer Cabrera
 
  Bruce Arena
OFFICIALS

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RefereeDrew Fischer  
Assistant RefereeCorey Rockwell  
Assistant RefereeOscar Mitchell-Carvalho  
Fourth OfficialAlejandro Mariscal  
Sunday, April 6, 2014
3:00 PM
StubHub Center
UniMas

CARSON, Calif. -- The SuperClásico rivalry remained very one-sided Sunday afternoon at StubHub Center, with the LA Galaxy dissecting Chivas USA’s defense for a comfortable 3-0 victory, their first of the 2014 season.

The Galaxy got goals from Robbie Keane, Stefan Ishizaki and Baggio Husidic to claim their 16th win in 21 rivalry games since the beginning of 2008; Chivas USA have only won once in that same span.

Much of the damage was done in a 20-minute flurry spanning both halves. Galaxy right back Dan Gargan, making his first start for LA in place of the injured A.J. DeLaGarza (shin), sent a header into the box that sneaked past goalkeeper Dan Kennedy to a waiting Keane, who walked the ball past the line for the tiebreaking score in the 37th minute.

Four minutes later, Ishizaki doubled the lead with a stellar chip to the far-side netting after speeding past Carlos Bocanegra and Kennedy. Despite the narrow window, Ishizaki capitalized on Juninho’s well-placed pass for his first career goal.

Nine minutes into the second half, it was Husidic’s turn. After a give-and-go from Keane to Landon Donovan, Husidic found just enough space at the top of the box and beat Kennedy with a low drive to the left corner.

The Galaxy (1-1-1) earned their third consecutive shutout in the rivalry, outscoring the Rojiblancos 9-0 since the sides drew in their first meeting last year.

Chivas USA (1-2-2), meanwhile, hardly tested goalkeeper Brian Perk, who started ahead of Jaime Penedo, who was available for the game but had to watch from the bench.

The Goats didn’t record their first shot on goal until the 81st minute. It was another woeful performance from a patchwork Chivas USA defense that was already without usual starters Bobby Burling (labrum) and Oswaldo Minda (hamstring), and also missed starting left back Tony Lochhead (hamstring) on Sunday. Newcomer Andrew Jean-Baptiste earned the nod in his place to make his first appearance with the Rojiblancos.

The next edition of the cross-hall rivalry is scheduled for June 8, with the Galaxy serving as the designated home team. The third and final league match between the two is set for Aug. 31.

In the meantime, the Galaxy stay in town to host Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday, while Chivas USA hit the road to face the Portland Timbers that same night.

MLSsoccer.com Men of the Match

Rank Player What We Saw
1 Landon Donovan Didn't get Goal No. 135 despite some great looks, but was nonetheless devastating when running at Chivas USA's defense and came away with two assists
2 Robbie Keane Questions of handball on his goal, but his passing and movement were on point, and he played an important role in LA's third
3 Stefan Ishizaki Best performance in a Galaxy shirt for the Swede, operating at the top of the midfield. Set up the first with a great cross-field ball and the chip for the second was inch-perfect