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, which includes a July 12 (8 p.m.; BUY TICKETS) stop against D.C. United.
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.
Boost Mobile, MillerCoors and Pepsi are the official Guadalajara 2013 U.S. Tour partners.
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
FORWARDS: Miguel Sabah, Carlos Fierro, Ángel Zaldívar and Carlos Cisneros
HEAD COACH: Benjamín Galindo