Cruzeiro tops Chivas in Sun Bowl Friendly
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — One of the most prestigious soccer clubs in Mexican First Division, Chivas de Guadalajara, turned the Sun Bowl into their home away from home Sunday. The "Sacred Herd" brought 15,171 fans into UTEP's rain soaked football stadium with fresh natural turf for a preseason friendly against Brazil's Cruzeiro but came up short falling 2-0. It's the first stop in the North American tour for Chivas. MLS Officials were invited to the event by MountainStar Sports Group, owners of the Chihuahuas, in hopes of luring a professional soccer club to El Paso.