Major League Soccer – Match-day 13: Chicago Fire v Philadelphia Union

Chicago Fire vs. Philadelphia Union

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Next Sunday at 3:00am GMT, on matchday 13 of the Major League Soccer, we will see Chicago play Union at SeatGeek Stadium.

Sunday’s clash at SeatGeek Stadium- sees third placed Union, travel to fourteenth-placed Chicago in the Major League Soccer.

With the Major League Soccer season well into its stride, Chicago Fire have managed to gain four points so far, going into this game

Whilst Chicago need a positive result from this fixture, they cannot afford to throw caution to the wind. Another successive defeat for Chicago after losing against Cincinnati and Columbus Crew would represent a worrying sign of where they are just now.

Raphael Wicky’s Chicago have lost seven of their last eight fixtures this season. With fourteenth, they currently sit four points in the League having won one game, drawn one game, and lost seven games.

When Chicago host Union, they will do so on the back of one victory and one draws on their own ground.

A victory for Chicago Fire would put them on 7 points.

This season’s Major League Soccer campaign, has so far seen Philadelphia Union achieve 18 points

Columbus Crew were beaten 1-0 at Subaru Park, the last time that Union played.

Union keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last five games is astonishing this season. They currently sit in third place, with a total of 18 points having won five matches, drawn three meetings, and lost two games.

Union will travel to Chicago with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with two wins and two darts.

Victory for Philadelphia Union would take their points tally to 21 so far this season.

Chicago Fire v Philadelphia Union Head-to-Head.

When these two sides meet, a draw is never usually the expected outcome. In the past 26 matches, Union have won 12 wins and Chicago nine victories. The last time both teams met in this competition Chicago Fire secured a 0-2 away win.

Players to watch

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in 9 League fixtures this season, while contributed with
in 10 League matches this campaign for Union.

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