Jose Luis Sanchez Sola, also known as “El Chelis,” was named Chivas USA’s new head coach. Sanchez Sola has six years of head coaching experience in Mexico’s Primera Division of Liga MX.
“Very honored, very grateful and committed to fulfill the goals of the institution,” said Sanchez Sola. “I know that with the support of the staff currently in place, my transition into MLS will be that much easier. We are going to take on this new challenge with lots of energy and aspirations.”
Sanchez Sola went on to explain his vision for the team's style of play.
"We are going to try to implement a more appealing style of soccer for our fans, without forgetting that we are a team that plays in the United States. We will look to appeal to both cultures while obtaining positive results for the club. I feel that Chivas USA, at some point, lost that flavor and technique with the ball that is emphasized in Mexico and Latin-America; we must re-establish that part and combine it with t...