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MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - Chicago Fire

MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - Chicago Fire

Jonathan Daniel

These teams meet for the second time in eight days, after the Union snuck out of Toyota Park with three points.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Philadelphia Union (4-4-2): MacMath; Williams, Okugo, Soumare, Gaddis; Cruz, Kleberson, Carroll, Farfan; Le Toux, McInerney.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Michael Lahoud (lower abdomen strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Jeff Parke (L hamstring strain)
Chicago Fire (4-4-2): Johnson; Thompson, Anibaba, Berry, Segares; Duka, Pause, Paladini, Lindpere; Nyarko, Rolfe.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Arne Friedrich (L Hamstring Tightness), Steven Kinney (R quad strain)
 
QUESTIONABLE: Hunter Jumper (R groin strain), Maicon Santos (L knee hyperextension)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • These teams met just last week. The Union stole a 1-0 win courtesy of a goal from Jack Mcinerney.
  • Jack McInerney is the leading scorer in MLS, with seven goals.
  • Union defender Bakary Soumare previously played for Chicago. His first game for the Union back in 2012 was a home match against the Fire, and his first appearance of the 2013 season was also a start against Chicago.
  • Chicago has taken 36 corner kicks this season, the fewest in MLS.
  • World Cup winner Kleberson made his first start for Philadelphia on Wednesday, recording eight shots.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Philadelphia Union

Chicago Fire

Wins
2
2
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Philadelphia Union PHI
Philadelphia Union Philadelphia Union
Draw
Chicago Fire FIR
Chicago Fire Chicago Fire
60%
40%

Top 3 Predictions

Philadelphia Union PHI
2 - 1
Chicago Fire FIR
Philadelphia Union PHI
0 - 2
Chicago Fire FIR
Philadelphia Union PHI
3 - 1
Chicago Fire FIR

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