The Ventura County Fusion will host CD Chivas de Guadalajara's Under-20 team in a friendly 7 p.m. Friday night at Ventura College
The Fusion are expected to use a lineup that will feature a reunion of many of the players that won the 2009 Premier Development League championship, including midfielder Rodrigo Lopez, strikers Artur Aghasyan and Hagop Chirishian and defenders Dylan Riley and Manny Guzman.
Although current Fusion players like goalkeeper Brian Rowe, midfielder Andy Rose and forward Reed Williams are reading for the NCAA College Cup with UCLA, goalkeeper Sam Hayden and defender Mickey Daly are available for the Fusion, as well as Oxnard College products Ivan Mirkovic, Emigdio Ramirez and Mathayo Huma, and Cal Lutheran forward Raul Yepez.
Chivas is the most successful team in Mexican history, having won 11 first division titles and reached the final of the 2010 Copa Libertadores. It has produced world-renowned players like Javier "Chicarito" Hernandez, Carlos Vela and Carlos Salcido.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children and can be ordered at http://www.vcfusion.com or by calling (805) 830-8027.