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  • September 2, 2012
  • • 7:05 PM
  • • Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Illinois
  • Referee: D. Gantar
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MLS Preview: Chicago Fire - Houston Dynamo

In the past four meetings between these teams, neither has won, recording four straight draws.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Chicago Fire (4-2-3-1): Johnson; Anibaba, Friedrich, Berry, Segares; Pardo, Paladini; Fernandez, Rolfe, Nyarko; MacDonald.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Cory Gibbs (R knee meniscus repair)

DOUBTFUL: DF Steven Kinney (R groin pain)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Logan Pause (rib fractures)
Houston Dynamo (4-3-3): Hall; Hainault, Taylor, Boswell, Ashe; Moffat, Clark, Boniek Garcia; Carr, Bruin, Kandji.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Alex Dixon (heat illness); DF Warren Creavalle (L ankle sprain); MF Brad Davis (illness)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • One point separates these sides in the Eastern Conference standings. Houston is third and Chicago is tied for fourth, but with a game in hand.
  • Wll Bruin went a month without a goal, but notched his 11th of the season last week. He's tied for fourth in the league standings.
  • Chicago's 4-2 loss to D.C. United on Aug. 24 was the first time the Fire have conceded more than two goals in a game.
  • Sherjill MacDonald has a goal and two assists in three MLS starts (five appearances).
  • Neither team has won this fixture in the past four meetings. The teams have already drawn twice this season.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Chicago Fire

Houston Dynamo

Wins
2
2
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Chicago Fire FIR
Chicago Fire Chicago Fire
Draw
Houston Dynamo HOU
Houston Dynamo Houston Dynamo
50%
33%
17%

Top 3 Predictions

Chicago Fire FIR
2 - 1
Houston Dynamo HOU
Chicago Fire FIR
1 - 1
Houston Dynamo HOU
Chicago Fire FIR
0 - 2
Houston Dynamo HOU

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