Now trailing the Columbus Crew in points for the first time this season, the Philadelphia Union (8-5-7) will head west to try and redeem last Friday night's loss to the Colorado Rapids, by picking up three points against the last place team in the Eastern Conference, Chicago Fire (2-6-12). Kickoff at Toyota Park is scheduled for 9:06:30 PM ET.
If you have not already, be sure to check out the following previews from The Brotherly Game staff: [Ben's Match Preview] [Wednesday Afternoon Union Freekicks] [Ben Has A Conversation With The Enemy]. Chicago perspective: [Hot Time In Old Town]
Broadcast Information: Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia (J.P. Dellacamera, Bob Rigby) with coverage beginning at 8:30 PM Eastern with a pre-game show / My50 Chicago (Dan Kelly, Evan Whitfield) / MLS Direct Kick, MatchDay Live (Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia feed)
Philadelphia Union Starting XI: Mondragon, G. Farfan, Califf, Valdes, M. Farfan; Torres, Miglioranzi, Carroll, Mapp; Le Toux, Paunovic
Philadelphia Union Bench: MacMath, McInerney, Mwanga, Richter, Okugo, Daniel, Nakazawa
Chicago Fire Starting XI: Johnson; Pause (C), Mikulic, Gibbs, Segares; Paladini, Pardo; Pappa, Grazzini, Nyarko; Oduro
Chicago Fire Bench: Conway, Anibaba, Gargan, Husidic, Barouch, Chaves, Nazarit
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