Despite being in 2nd place, things are not going real well for the Philadelphia Union (4-3-2). They have struggled mightily to score goals thus far in the season, notching only 6 in 9 games. The good news for them, their opponents tonight the Chicago Fire (1-3-5) have conceded 15 goals in 9 games.
If you have not already, be sure to check out the following previews from The Brotherly Game staff: [Ben's Match Preview] [Scott's Preview for SB Nation Philly] [Saturday Afternoon Union Freekicks] [Scott Has A Conversation With The Enemy]. Chicago perspective: [Hot Time In Old Town]
Broadcast information: Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia (J.P. Dellacamera, Taylor Twellman, Bob Rigby), coverage starting at 7:30 PM Eastern with a pre-game show and leading into SportsNite after the match / Galavisión nationally in Spanish with tape-delayed coverage starting at 9:00 PM Eastern / No local television or radio coverage in Chicago / MLS Direct Kick, MatchDay Live (Canada only)
Chicago Fire Starting XI: Conway; Segares, Cuesta, Gibbs; Ristic, Paladini, Bone, Husidic, Pappa; Chaves, Oduro
Chicago Fire Bench: Johnson, Robinson, Puerari, Nazarit, Anibaba, Pause, Barouch
Philadelphia Union Starting XI: Mondragon; Williams, Califf, Valdes, Harvey; M. Farfan, Carroll, Okugo, Mapp; Le Toux, Ruiz
Philadelphia Union Bench: MacMath, G. Farfan, Nakazawa, Daniel, Torres, McInerney, Agorsor
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