The Five Stripes are coming off a 3-0 win over Minnesota and will want a positive result heading into this three-week break. Entering the weekend, they sit right in the middle of the seven Eastern conference playoff spots in fourth position.
The Fire occupy the seventh and final spot, coming in with 18 points on the season. In their most recent match on Wednesday, they went to Audi Field and tied D.C. United 3-3. With both teams having played at midweek and the Fire traveling from D.C., there shouldn’t be any advantages or disadvantages as far as rest is concerned.
There should be goals in this one. The Fire are the second-highest scoring team (24 GF) in the East, but also let in their fair share (21 GA). Hopefully Atlanta’s recent three-goal outburst is a sign of things to come and can capitalize on their opponent’s defensive issues.
Here’s to hoping Atlanta United can replicate [insert Champions League winner here]’s success and enjoy a victory tonight.
Atlanta United’s Lineup:
Chicago Fire’s Lineup:
How to Watch
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Advertised Kickoff Time: 6:00 p.m. ET
Available TV: UniMas, Univision Deportes
Available Streaming: fuboTV (free trial), Twitter
Available Radio: 92.9 The Game, La Mejor 1600 AM
Pre-match coverage: 5:00 p.m.: AT&T Countdown to Kickoff (FB Live/Periscope)
5:30 p.m.: The Pre-Game show (92-9 The Game)
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