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MLS Preview: Chicago Fire - Portland Timbers

MLS Preview: Chicago Fire - Portland Timbers

Chip Somodevilla

Mike Magee has warmed to his new home, the Fire, scoring two goals and assisting on another in his first two games with Chicago.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Chicago Fire (4-4-2): Johnson; Anibaba, Berry, Soumare, Segares; Nyarko, Alex, Larentowicz, Lindpere; Magee, Rolfe.

INJURY REPORT

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

QUESTIONABLE: Logan Pause (L groin tightness)
Portland Timbers (4-3-3): Kocic; Jewsbury, Jean-Baptiste, Kah, Harrington; Nagbe, W. Johnson, Chara; Valencia, Piquionne, Alhassan.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Bright Dike (ACL surgery), David Horst (R tibia plateau surgery), Brent Richards (L ACL surgery), Mikael Silvestre (ACL surgery)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • The Timbers have won all three MLS meetings with the Fire.
  • Portland, coming off a bye week, hasn't lost in 11 games, a club record. It sits third in the West.
  • Chicago overcame a four-game winless run by beating D.C. United 2-0 last week. The Fire are eighth in the East.
  • Since joining the Fire, Mike Magee has two goals and an assist in two games.
  • Fredéric Piquionne scored four goals against Wilmington, becoming the 11th player to score that many in the U.S. Open Cup since 1995.
  • The Timbers' starting XI is hit hard by international commitments, with goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts (Jamaica), wide forward Rodney Wallace (Costa Rica) and center back Futty Danso (Gambia) all unavailable for the match.

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Available Squads
25Sean JohnsonGoalkeeper
4Bakary SoumareDefender
4Jalil AnibabaDefender
13G. SegaresDefender
4Austin BerryDefender
-Dilly DukaMidfielder
9Mike MageeMidfielder
20Jeff LarentowiczMidfielder
7AlexMidfielder
14Patrick NyarkoStriker
18Chris RolfeStriker
70Paolo TornaghiGoalkeeper
3Hunter JumperDefender
11Daniel PaladiniMidfielder
12Logan PauseMidfielder
-Michael VideiraMidfielder
15Sherjill MacDonaldStriker
-Maicon SantosStriker
-Milos KocicGoalkeeper
5Michael HarringtonDefender
16Andrew-Jean BaptisteDefender
44Pa-Modou KahDefender
4Will JohnsonStriker
8Diego ValeriMidfielder
13Jack JewsburyDefender
14Ben ZemanskiMidfielder
21Diego Ferney CharáMidfielder
6Darlington NagbeStriker
39Frédéric PiquionneStriker
90Jake GleesonGoalkeeper
-Ryan MillerDefender
31Rauwshan McKenzieDefender
11Salvatore ZizzoMidfielder
11Kalif AlhassanMidfielder
17Michael NanchoffMidfielder
-A. ValenciaStriker

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