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  • May 11, 2013
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MLS Preview: Chicago Fire - Philadelphia Union

MLS Preview: Chicago Fire - Philadelphia Union

David Banks

Philadelphia has won just one of its last six games, and Chicago is looking to close the gap between the two sides.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Chicago Fire (4-2-3-1): Johnson; Pause, Anibaba, Berry, Segares; Paladini, Duka; Nyarko, Rolfe, Lindpere; MacDonald.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Steven Kinney (R quad strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Quincy Amarikwa (R Knee Sprain), Arne Friedrich (L Hamstring Tightness)
Philadelphia Union (4-4-2): MacMath; Gaddis, Soumare, Okugo, G. Farfan; Cruz, Carroll, Daniel, M. Farfan; McInerney, Casey.

INJURY REPORT

QUESTIONABLE: Antoine Hoppenot (R ankle contusion)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • The Union are in sixth place in the Eastern Conference with a 3-3-3 record. Chicago is two places back, on 2-5-1.
  • Philadelphia defender Bakary Soumare spent three seasons with Chicago, and was named to the 2008 Best XI and the 2009 All-Star teams.
  • Union striker Jack McInerney is one of three players tied for the MLS lead in goals, with six.
  • Chicago had the edge in three encounters between these two sides last year, winning 1-0 and 3-1 before the Union took the final meeting 3-1.
  • Philadelphia's Sheanon Williams and Chicago's Jeff Larentowicz will both miss this game through suspension after receiving red cards.

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Available Squads
25Sean JohnsonGoalkeeper
4Jalil AnibabaDefender
13G. SegaresDefender
4Austin BerryDefender
-Dilly DukaMidfielder
11Daniel PaladiniMidfielder
12Logan PauseMidfielder
-W. ThompsonMidfielder
-Joel LindpereMidfielder
14Patrick NyarkoStriker
18Chris RolfeStriker
70Paolo TornaghiGoalkeeper
19Corben BoneMidfielder
-Michael VideiraMidfielder
7AlexMidfielder
24Quincy AmarikwaStriker
-Maicon SantosStriker
-Yazid AtoubaStriker
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
4Bakary SoumareDefender
-Gabriel FarfánDefender
28Raymon GaddisDefender
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
26Michael FarfanMidfielder
-Keon DanielMidfielder
44Danny CruzMidfielder
6Conor CaseyStriker
9Jack McInerneyStriker
1Chris KonopkaGoalkeeper
3Chris AlbrightDefender
20Roger TorresMidfielder
-KlebersonMidfielder
-Matt KasselMidfielder
11Sebastien Le TouxMidfielder
29Antoine HoppenotStriker

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