Author Archives: Jonathan V.

Union held to draw after late Angel equalizer

BY JONATHAN VERA CARSON, Calif. – The Philadelphia Union were just a few seconds of regulation and a few minutes of overtime from regaining the hold on first place they lost during the summer, but before they could even celebrate … Continue reading »

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Angel, Chivas proving to be perfect match

Photo by Michael Janosz/ISIphotos.com By JONATHAN VERA CARSON, Calif. – Juan Pablo Angel may have been in a slump with the Los Angeles Galaxy earlier this season, but at Chivas USA the 35-year-old stiker has proven once again that he … Continue reading »

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Angel keeps scoring as Chivas USA downs TFC

By JONATHAN VERA CARSON, Calif. — It wasn't too long ago that Juan Pablo Angel looked more ready to retire than to start scoring goals again, but the Chivas USA striker has enjoyed a renaissance in recent weeks that has … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Toronto FC | 12 Comments

A bittersweet night for D.C. United, which wins but loses Pontius to broken leg

  BY JONATHAN VERA CARSON, Calif.–D.C. United received a very encouraging sign from striker Charlie Davies that he was ready to take on a bigger role as the club hits the playoff stretch drive, but also faced the devastating news … Continue reading »

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Torres thriving on Klinsmann’s USMNT squad

BY JONATHAN VERA CARSON, Calif. – Jose Torres has had his ups and downs as part of the U.S. men's national team over the past three years, but Torres has enjoyed a national team renaissance under new U.S. head coach … Continue reading »

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Ten-man RSL holds off punchless Chivas USA

    BY JONATHAN VERA CARSON, Calif. – Chivas USA had their first home game in a month, and faced an opponent that went a man down after a first-half red card, but the Goats couldn't capitalize on the advantage … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 14 Comments