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            === Chivas snaps winless skid as Chavez burns Rapids ===
 
 Commerce  City, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Just one week after being traded from
 Colorado  to Chivas  USA, Marvin Chavez returned to Dick's Sporting Goods Park
 with the Goats and tallied a pair of goals in the second half as Chivas handed
 the Rapids a 3-1 defeat.
 
 Snowy  conditions  in Colorado  made for  a rather  uneventful first half, but
 things  picked up after  the break as Chivas scored three times in the span of
 20 minutes before a late consolation goal from the Rapids Deshorn Brown.
 
 The  result snaps an  eight-game winless run for Chivas and gives the club its
 first victory since a season-opening win over Chicago.
 
 Another former Rapids player had a hand in the opening goal in the 56th minute
 as  Martin Rivero's  right-wing cross was delivered to the back post for Erick
 Torres, who coasted in to head the ball home from seven yards.
 
 A  few minutes later,  Dillon Serna blocked a shot from Leandro Barrera on his
 goal  line to keep  the Rapids within a goal, while Brown nearly equalized for
 the home side when he nodded a corner kick off the post.
 
 But  Chivas doubled  its lead in the  67th when Torres played Chavez in behind
 the  Rapids defense  and he slotted his shot past goalkeeper Clint Irwin after
 making a 50-yard run.
 
 Chavez  scored again  when he cut out  a poor headed pass from Marc Burch that
 was intended for Irwin, while Brown denied Chivas its first clean sheet of the
 season when he scored in stoppage time.
 
 
 
 
 05/11 17:10:19 ET

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