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  • August 3, 2013
  • • 8:00 PM
  • • Talen Energy Stadium, Chester, Pennsylvania
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MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - Chicago Fire

MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - Chicago Fire

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Philadelphia is aiming to make a run at the top spots, but Chicago needs a win to maintain its playoff push.

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

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Roger Torres (Illness)

QUESTIONABLE: Danny Cruz (R ankle/shin contusion), Michael Lahoud (sports hernia surgery)
Chicago Fire (4-4-2): Johnson; Anibaba, Berry, Soumare, Segares; Nyarko, Larentowicz, Alex, Lindpere; Magee, Rolfe.

INJURY REPORT


QUESTIONABLE: Dilly Duka (R Groin Strain), Steven Kinney (R quad strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • These teams twice in the month of May of this season. Philadelphia recorded 1-0 wins on the 11th and the 18th,
  • Bakary Soumare is in his second stint with the Fire. He spent nearly a year with the Union before being traded to Chicago earlier this season. Interestingly, three of the four appearances he made for the Zolos were against Chicago
  • In nine all-time meetings betwwen these sides, Philadelphia has won five times, Chicago three, with one draw shared.
  • Philadelphia's Sebastien Le Toux leads MLS in assists, with nine.
  • Union striker Jack McInerney represented Major League Soccer in the 3-1 All-Star Game loss to Italian giant AS Roma, entering the match as a second-half sub.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Philadelphia Union

Chicago Fire

Wins
2
1
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Philadelphia Union PHI
Philadelphia Union Philadelphia Union
Draw
Chicago Fire FIR
Chicago Fire Chicago Fire
50%
17%
33%

Top 3 Predictions

Philadelphia Union PHI
3 - 1
Chicago Fire FIR
Philadelphia Union PHI
1 - 1
Chicago Fire FIR
Philadelphia Union PHI
0 - 4
Chicago Fire FIR

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