LA's New Soccer Frontier
Chivas of Guadalajara was in LA yesterday, playing Argentina's Boca Juniors to 1-1 draw at the Coliseum.
Why do we care? Well, the match was something of a preview for LA soccer next year when Chivas USA joins the Galaxy as full-time tenants of the Home Depot Center.
That's right. LA is about to be a two MLS-team town, only Chivas USA will attempt to win over Mexican fans by effectively making the game experience in Spanish. The team will also have a Spanish coach, who conducts practices in Spanish, and will use all of its foreign player allottments on Mexicans.
Will Chivas USA unseat the Galaxy as LA's soccer team? Can LA handle two MLS teams? MLS fans, post your feedback!