The LA Galaxy is in the playoffs again and competing for its third straight title. LA's other soccer team, Chivas USA, isn't faring as well. But Chivas USA supporter groups, the Union Ultras and the Black Army 1850, are keeping hope alive.
Produced by Avishay Artsy, edited by Anayansi Diaz-Cortes, with sound design by Ray Guarna.
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Banner image: Members of the Black Army 1850, a Chivas USA supporter group, cheer on their team in the final minutes of the game. Photo: Avishay Artsy