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  • July 20, 2013
  • • 20:30
  • • Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Illinois
  • Referee: F. Bazakos
  • • Attendance: 17190

MLS Preview: Chicago Fire - D.C. United

MLS Preview: Chicago Fire - D.C. United

Brian Kersey

United's last goal from open play came nine games ago. Up next is the Fire and red-hot striker Mike Magee.

Chicago Fire (4-4-2): Tornaghi; Anibaba, Berry, Soumare, Francis; Nyarko, Larentowicz, Alex, Duka; Rolfe, Magee.


OUT: Logan Pause (SI dysfunction), Steven Kinney (R quad strain)
D.C. United (4-4-2): Willis; Riley, White, Woolard, Kemp; Nyassi, Thorrington, Kitchen, Porter; Pontius, Ruiz.

Injury Report:

OUT: Dwayne De Rosario (R hip flexor strain), Nick DeLeon (R ankle sprain), Dejan Jakovic (L adductor strain), Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction), Marcelo Saragosa (L knee pain)
  • When these teams met earlier in the year, Mike Magee's first Fire goal helped Chicago to a 2-0 win on June 2.
  • Since joining his hometown club, Magee has scored five goals and added two assists in seven league games. Along with his six goals for the LA Galaxy, he is tied for second in the MLS scoring charts with 11 overall in 2013.
  • The June 2 meeting was the first time the Fire had beaten D.C. in Chicago since 2006. Between, United won three and drew four.
  • D.C. United, with the worst record in the league on 10 points, hasn't scored for three consecutive games. In the last eight, the capital club has scored two, both from penalties. Its last open play goal came on May 19.
  • After back-to-back losses, the Fire are eighth in the East on 21 points.


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Available Squads
70Paolo TornaghiGoalkeeper
4Bakary SoumareDefender
4Jalil AnibabaDefender
13G. SegaresDefender
4Austin BerryDefender
-Dilly DukaMidfielder
9Mike MageeMidfielder
20Jeff LarentowiczMidfielder
-Joel LindpereMidfielder
18Chris RolfeStriker
-Alec KannGoalkeeper
20Shaun FrancisDefender
12Logan PauseMidfielder
-Michael VideiraMidfielder
15Sherjill MacDonaldStriker
24Quincy AmarikwaStriker
-Maicon SantosStriker
-Joe WillisGoalkeeper
15Ethan WhiteDefender
24Daniel WoolardDefender
22Chris KorbDefender
33Taylor KempDefender
11John ThorringtonMidfielder
14Nick DeLeonMidfielder
-Sainey NyassiMidfielder
23Perry KitchenMidfielder
12Luis SilvaMidfielder
11C. RuízStriker
-Andrew DykstraGoalkeeper
26James RileyDefender
-Dejan JakovicDefender
25Jared JeffreyMidfielder
-Casey TownsendStriker
19Kyle PorterStriker

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