Necaxa News: Roster update and California results

May 9,2007 - Club Necaxa's Elite vs Portland Timbers, PGE Park, 7 p.m.
 
Necaxa's final roster includes few changes for match against Timbers
Club Necaxa arrived in Portland today for their match against the Timbers on Wednesday, May 9 at PGE Park presented by Tecate. Join the Necaxa Elite are defender Issac Frey Feld, midfielder Abraham Stringer, forward Hector Quintanar and midfielder Raul Ybarra.
 
Necaxa's Portland Roster:
GK Raul  Camacho - former back-up for Puebla (Primera Division)
GK Pablo Gonzalez - Mexican U-21 National Team, back-up at Atlas (Primera Division)
GK Joel Barba
Def. Issac Freyfeld
Def. Alfonso Loera - former member of Chivas Guadalajara
Def. Oscar Gonzalez - former member of Club America and Toluca (Primera Division)
Def. Alejandro Garcia
Mid. Abraham Stringer
Mid. Francisco Bravo - former member of Atlas (Primera Division)
Mid. Raul Ybarra - former standout at Loyola Marymount University
Mid. Cesar Rivera
Fwd. Horacio De Latorre
Fwd. Hector Quintanar - former standout at Syracuse University
Fwd. Fernando Castillo - member of Club America's Primera Division championship team
Fwd. Jonathan Rosas - former member of Club America
 
Head Coach - Pablo Luna - has coached Mexico's Olympic team for the past four years, was a member of Mexico's 1979 World Cup team and played his 16 year-pro career for the UNAM Pumas where he served as the team captain.
 
Necaxa Elite's trip to the Northwest wraps up their five-game 2007 U.S. Tour which began in California.
 
Necaxa Elite fall 1-0 to California Victory Saturday in final match in Calif.
Necaxa Elite battled the California Victory of the USL First Division Saturday to a 1-0 loss at Kezar Stadium last Saturday. Necaxa Elite’s stop in San Francisco was the fourth match on their 2007 U.S. Tour.
 
Victory defender Kiel McClung scored the game’s lone goal in the 16th minute on a free kick by midfielder Ricardo Sanchez. Necaxa Elite nearly found the equalizer in the 51st minute but Victory goalkeeper Eric Reed maintained his shutout with a key save.
 
In an extremely physical match, Sanchez was ejected in the 70th minute after recieving his second yellow card of the match. In total, there were 10 cautions distributed between the two sides.
 
Necaxa Elite wrap up their 2007 U.S. Tour against the Portland Timbers Wednesday at PGE Park presented by Tecate. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tickets, starting at $14, are available at the PGE Park Box Office, area Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or by calling (503) 224-4400.
 
About Tecate
Tecate is a Mexican beer that was first produced in the 1950s and was the first beer in Mexico to be sold in a can. Known for its innovative personality and unique advertising campaigns, Tecate has become one of the cutting edge brands in Mexico.