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  • July 2, 2011
  • • 10:07 PM
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MLS Preview: Chivas USA - Chicago Fire

MLS Preview: Chivas USA - Chicago Fire

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The Goats welcome the Men in Red, with both sides looking to get wobbly campaigns back on track.


PROBABLE LINEUPS

Chivas USA (4-4-2): Kennedy; Valentin, Umana, Pearce, Jazic; Nagamura, Elliott, LaBrocca, Jorge Flores; Braun, Cortez.


INJURY REPORT

DOUBTFUL: DF Jimmy Conrad (concussion)

PROBABLE: FW Marcos Mondaini (L knee sprain); FW Victor Estupiñán (R knee sprain)

Chicago Fire (4-4-2): Johnson;
Anibaba, Cuesta, Gibbs, Segares; Nyarko, Husidic, Bone, Pappa; Oduro, Chaves.


INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Mike Banner (L Achilles tendinitis); DF Steven Kinney (R Achilles tendinitis); MF Marko Maric (L deltoid sprain)


DID YOU KNOW?
  • Following a 3-2 loss to the Philadelphia Union, in which Michael Umana scored his first MLS goal, Chivas USA has held closed training sessions Wednesday and Thursday, which are exceptionally rare for the Goats.

  • The Fire is 6-4-2 against Chivas USA, going 3-2-1 in matches played at The Home Depot Center. On Chicago's last visit, Brian McBride and Freddy Ljungberg each scored in a 4-1 thumping handed out to the host.
  • Chivas USA will play four of the next five games at home in the Home Depot Center.
  • Chivas USA forward Alejandro Moreno is with the Venezuela national team for Copa America.
  • Chicago Fire forward Cristian Nazarit returns from a two match suspension this week. The 20-year-old Colombian should boost a thin front line.
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Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Chivas USA

Chicago Fire

Wins
2
1
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
CD Chivas USA Chivas USA
Draw
Chicago Fire FIR
Chicago Fire Chicago Fire
22%
48%
30%

Top 3 Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
1 - 1
Chicago Fire FIR
CD Chivas USA CHI
1 - 0
Chicago Fire FIR
CD Chivas USA CHI
0 - 1
Chicago Fire FIR

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