CARSON, Calif. – Much of the talk this offseason surrounding the LA Galaxy’s archrival Chivas USA this season has been about colorful manager Jose Luis Sanchez Sola also known as “El Chelis”
Whether it is his colorful press conferences or his dislike for the Galaxy as a club, Sola has quickly become a magnet for attention across the league. Sola arrived during the offseason with a proven track record in Mexico having managed Puebla, Tecos UAG, and Correcaminos UAT.
During the offseason, Sola hit the reset button on his squad by bringing in assortment of new players including several from sister club C.D. Guadalajara as well as a new coaching staff. Sola got his first win as an MLS manager last week with a 3-1 victory over FC Dallas.
Following training on Friday, Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena offered his thoughts on the new boss at Chivas.
“His track record speaks for itself. He’s proven to be successful,” said Arena. “He’s given this team inspiration and organization and leadership. I think that they responded well.”