Mike Magee is in unstoppable form right now, and his Fire team needs a win to stay in touch with the playoff race.
|Chicago Fire (4-4-2): Johnson; Anibaba, Berry, Soumare, Segares; Nyarko, Larentowicz, Alex, Duka; Magee, Rolfe.
QUESTIONABLE: Alex (L Calf Contusion), Dilly Duka (R Groin Strain)
|Montreal Impact (4-4-2): Perkins; Camara, Nesta, Ferrari, Brovsky; Mapp, Warner, Bernardello, Romero; Paponi, Di Vaio.
OUT: Nelson Rivas (L knee surgery), Maximiliamo Rodriguez (foot fracture)
- Chicago is seventh in the East, five points back of the last playoff spot. The Fire are getting hot at the right time however, and are on a three-game unbeaten run.
- Montreal is in third place, three points behind leader New York with two games in hand.
- These teams have met three times in MLS play before, neatly resulting in a win for each team and a draw.
- Chicago's Mike Magee currently leads Major League Soccer in goals. He has 14.
- The last time these teams met, on April 27, Montreal won 2-0 at Stade Saputo.