Chicago 2 – NYC 0- The Pigeons unable to avoid defeat at SeatGeek Stadium

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On Thursday, New York suffer an away defeat to Chicago Fire at SeatGeek Stadium. As it stands, Chicago are in 12th place, with 27 points from 36 matches, while NYC sit in 4th, with 39 points from 36.

After a goalless first half, Whatever was said in the dressing room at half time, seemed to have a positive effect on Chicago who started the second half well, thanks to an early goal from Berić in the 48th minute. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Navarro, at 67 minutes to make it 2-0.

For Chicago, Offor, Aliseda and Stojanović, came on for Berić, Herbers and Medrán. NYC replaced Andrade, Rodríguez, Ismael Tajouri, Heber and Heber with Talles Magno, Acevedo, Thórarinsson, Ismael Tajouri and Morales.

There were bookings for Navarro and Giménez from Chicago. For NYC, Medina and Acevedo saw yellow.

Technical card:
Chicago Fire: Slonina, Pineda, Bornstein, Kappelhof, Medrán (Stojanović, min.90), Giménez, Navarro, Navarro, Espinoza, Berić (Offor, min.73) and Herbers (Aliseda, min.85)
New York: Johnson, Callens, Chanot, Thórarinsson (Ismael Tajouri, min.76), Tinnerholm, Morales (Heber, min.86), Acevedo (Rodríguez, min.58), Moralez, Medina, Parks and Talles Magno (Andrade, min.58)
Stadium: SeatGeek Stadium
Goals: Berić (1-0, min. 48) and Navarro (2-0, min. 67)

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