Chivas struggles at home continue, loss to Philadelphia 1-0

A disappointing loss at home for Chivas USA

CARSON, Calif. – (Saturday, April 21, 2012) – 9-Men Philadelphia Union dealt a blow to Chivas USA hope of ending losing streak at home thus far this season, Saturday night at the Home Depot Center.

Midfielder Freddy Adu gave the Union a crucial three (3) points in the 40th minute and the victory.  This is the first goal of the 2012 regular season for Adu.

With red cards shown to two Union players, Keon Daniel (75 minute) and Gabriel Frafan (85 minute), there were nine (9) men left to finish the match.  Union Head Coach Peter Novak was also sent off with a red card.

Chivas was not able to overcome the deficit.  Seven games into the regular season and they remain winless at home.

Summary of disciplinary sanctions handed out during the match.

Club Time Player Reason Action
CHV 46′ Alejandro Moreno Foul yellow
PHI 60′ Carlos Valdes Foul yellow
PHI 70′ Lionard Pajoy Foul yellow
PHI 73′ Sheanon Williams Foul yellow
PHI 75′ Keon Daniel Foul red
PHI 85′ Gabriel Farfan Foul red
CHV 87′ Dan Kennedy Foul yellow

Undefeated on the road, Chivas head to Colorado for their next match against The Rapids, which kicks off at 6 p.m. PST on Saturday, 4/28.

Philadelphia will host San Jose on the same night.

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