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  • June 2, 2013
  • • 17:00
  • • Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Illinois
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MLS Preview: Chicago Fire - D.C. United

MLS Preview: Chicago Fire - D.C. United

Chip Somodevilla

The Fire hope to put their scoring woes behind it with the addition of Mike Magee, but face a team they haven't beaten in Chicago for seven years.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Chicago Fire (4-5-1): Johson;
Pause, Berry, Soumare, Segares; Duka, Larentowicz, Lindpere, Magee; Nyarko, Rolfe.

Injury Report:

OUT: Arne Friedrich (L hamstring tightness), Steven Kinney (R quad strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Daniel Paladini (L calf inflammation), Maicon Santos (L shoulder sparin)
D.C. United (4-4-2): Willis; Korb, McDonald, White, Riley; DeLeon, Kitchen, Augusto, Porter; Ruiz, Pontius.

Injury Report:

OUT: Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction), Marcelo Saragosa (R knee surgery)

QUESTIONABLE: Dejan Jakovic (L groin strain), John Thorrington (L calf strain), Ethan White (L adductor strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • The Fire haven't beaten D.C. in Chicago since 2006.
  • United has not won for 10 games, matching a club record. It has the worst record in MLS with only five points.
  • In a 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake last week, Chicago scored for the first time in 361 minutes. Quincy Amarikwa notched the equalizer.
  • The Fire beat lower-league Charlotte Eagles in the U.S. Open Cup midweek. Mike Magee, who joined in a trade for the rights to Robbie Rogers with the LA Galaxy, scored the opening goal.
  • Nine-man D.C. United beat the Richmond Kickers 4-2 on penalties after a scoreless 90 minutes to advance in the Open Cup.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Chicago Fire

DC United

Wins
0
2
3
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Chicago Fire FIR
Chicago Fire Chicago Fire
Draw
DC United DCU
DC United DC United
26%
68%

Top 3 Predictions

Chicago Fire FIR
1 - 2
DC United DCU
Chicago Fire FIR
0 - 1
DC United DCU
Chicago Fire FIR
2 - 1
DC United DCU

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