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Cincinnati v Chicago Fire: Major League Soccer Action on Match-day 40

Cincinnati vs. Chicago Fire

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This Thursday sees Cin go head to head with Chicago at Nippert Stadium – Kick-off 2:30am GMT.

With a League position of twelfth, Chicago will be two·places higher than struggling Cin, when they visit Nippert Stadium.

It’s 20 points so far for Cincinnati this season, going into this match

Cin have dropped all six points in their last two games, a disappointing run of form, which Yoann Damet will be keen to turn around in this fixture.

Yoann Damet’s Cin have lost nine of their last 10 matches this season. With 20 points, they currently sit fourteenth in the League having won four games, drawn eight meetings, and lost 17 games.

When Cin host Chicago, they will do so on the back of one victory and five darts on their own ground.

A win in this fixture, would take Cincinnati’s points from 20 to 23, so far this season.

Chicago Fire have 28 points to their name, going into this tie

Chicago have dropped five points in their last two matches, drawing 2-2 at New England Revolution and losing 3-1 to Toronto FC.

Suffering six losses in 10 games is a terrible run of form for any club, Veljko Paunović’s Chicago will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. Their position is twelfth in the League, and they have 28 points having won seven matches, drawn seven meetings, and lost 15 fixtures.

Chicago have had a disappointing run of performances on the road, having won one game, drawn two fixtures, and lost 11 meetings of their 14 League matches playing away this season.

A victory for Chicago Fire would put them on 31 points.

Cincinnati v Chicago Fire – Head-to-Head.

Cin and Chicago have faced each other five times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Cin’s favour (2 – 1). Additionally, Cin remain unbeaten in their last one game played at Nippert Stadium against Chicago. June 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Orange and Blue took all three points winning 0-1.

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