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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.

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Available Squads
25Sean JohnsonGoalkeeper
4Bakary SoumareDefender
4Jalil AnibabaDefender
13Gonzalo SegaresDefender
4Austin BerryDefender
20Jeff LarentowiczMidfielder
-Joel LindpereMidfielder
7AlexMidfielder
9Mike MageeMidfielder
14Patrick NyarkoStriker
-Chris RolfeStriker
3Hunter JumperDefender
11Dilly DukaMidfielder
11Daniel PaladiniMidfielder
-Michael VideiraMidfielder
15Sherjill MacDonaldStriker
-Maicon SantosStriker
-Yazid AtoubaStriker
-Joe WillisGoalkeeper
26James RileyDefender
24Daniel WoolardDefender
22Chris KorbDefender
14Dwayne De RosarioMidfielder
13Chris PontiusMidfielder
17Conor ShanoskyMidfielder
14Nick DeLeonMidfielder
23Perry KitchenMidfielder
19Kyle PorterStriker
11C. RuízStriker
-Andrew DykstraGoalkeeper
14Brandon McDonaldDefender
15Ethan WhiteDefender
11John ThorringtonMidfielder
-Raphael AugustoMidfielder
-Sainey NyassiMidfielder
26Rafael GladiadorStriker

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