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Major League Soccer – Chicago Fire at home to Real Salt Lake

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Chicago at home against RSL – Sunday – 3:00am GMT – SeatGeek Stadium.

RSL (eighth), travel to SeatGeek Stadium with high expectations, as they take on twelfth placed Chicago.

Chicago Fire have 31 points to their name, going into this tie

With a win in their previous game, (3-4) against Cincinnati, Chicago will likely be in a positive frame of mind.

Also, league success is all about winning football matches, any way you can, so six losses in 11 matches would not make this a successful season for Chicago. Their position is twelfth in the League and they have 31 points, that is, 8W, 15L and 7D. won eight meetings, drawn seven matches, and lost 15 games.

Chicago have won six matches, drawn five games, and lost four fixtures of their 15 League matches at home this season.

A win in this fixture, would take Chicago Fire’s points from 31 to 34, so far this season.

Real Salt Lake have so far accrued 42 points in this season of the Major League Soccer

RSL will take a huge positive from their recent 3-1 win against Colorado Rapids at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Also, With 42 points (12W, 11L and 6D), they are established in eighth position in the League. won 12 matches, drawn six meetings, and lost 11 fixtures.

RSL’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Chicago. In the 14 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won three fixtures, drawn two games, and lost nine matches.

Real Salt Lake will have 45 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Chicago Fire v Real Salt Lake – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the outcome of any game is never certain, but history would lead us to suspect that a draw is unlikely. Both teams have had an equal number of wins over 23 matches in the past seasons. Their most recent encounter in this competition was June 2019 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.

RSL to win – probability = 30.3 percent.

Performance Report

For Chicago, scored
in 30 League fixtures this season, while has netted
in 29 League matches this Major League Soccer Season for RSL.

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