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  • July 20, 2013
  • • 20:30
  • • Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Illinois
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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.

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

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Logan Pause (SI dysfunction), Steven Kinney (R quad strain)
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
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)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • 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.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Chicago Fire

DC United

Wins
2
2
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Chicago Fire FIR
Chicago Fire Chicago Fire
Draw
DC United DCU
DC United DC United
82%
18%

Top 3 Predictions

Chicago Fire FIR
2 - 0
DC United DCU
Chicago Fire FIR
1 - 0
DC United DCU
Chicago Fire FIR
3 - 0
DC United DCU

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