New York searches for a first-ever away win against the Chicago Fire since ditching the Metrostars moniker.
|Chicago Fire (4-4-2): S. Johnson; Pause, Berry, Anibaba, Segares; Larentowicz, Lindpere; Nyarko, Alex, Rolfe; MacDonald.
OUT: Arne Friedrich (R hamstring strain), Michael Videira (Concussion)
QUESTIONABLE: Steven Kinney (R quad strain)
|New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Robles; Kimura, Olave, Holgersson, Pearce; Alexander, McCarty, Juninho, Steele; Luyindula, Henry.||
OUT: Ryan Meara (hip surgery recovery)
QUESTIONABLE:Fabian Espindola (L hamstring Injury), Thierry Henry (L MCL Sprain), Connor Lade (Ankle injury)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Mike Petke earned his first win as a coach last week when New York beat the Philadelphia Union. Thierry Henry scored his first goal of the season in the 2-1 result.
- Dax McCarty also scored in that game. The midfielder recently filed his first blog for Goal.com.
- The Fire didn't play last weekend, last suiting up against Chivas USA two weeks ago in a 4-1 loss at home.
- New York has never won in Toyota Park. Chicago has won six and drawn three in Bridgeview, Ill. The last New York win in Chicago came on May 31, 2005 in Soldier Field.
- The Fire are tied with the worst record in the league with one point from four games.