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Atlanta United vs. Chicago Fire | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season — Week 14
Atlanta United vs. Chicago Fire 
Mercedes-Benz Stadium — Atlanta
June 1 - 6:00 PM ET

TV: UniMás

STREAMING: Twitter, MLS LIVE on DAZN in Canada

Following consecutive losses, Atlanta United are now going for back-to-back wins, taking on a Chicago Fire team coming off two draws in a row when the Eastern Conference foes clash at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Saturday.

Atlanta (7-5-2) defeated Minnesota United, 3-0, at home Wednesday night with Josef Martinez scoring a late brace after Franco Escobar opened the scoring in the 23rd minute. 

Also on Wednesday, the Fire (4-5-6) rallied to earn a wild 3-3 draw against D.C. United at Audi Field. CJ Sapong and Djordje Mihailovic scored two minutes apart to give Chicago an early lead, but Ulises Segura responded with a second-half brace to level the score. Luciano Acosta put the Black-and-Red in front in the 81st minute, but Francisco Calvo equalized in stoppage time for the visitors. 

Atlanta United

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: George Bello (D) - right adductor injury
    • OUT: Brandon Vazquez (F) - knee injury
    • OUT: Hector Villalba (M) - knee injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: Franco Escobar (D)
  • International duty:  Ezequiel Barco (D)

Chicago Fire

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • QUESTIONABLE: Johan Kappelhof (D) - undisclosed injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution:  Francisco Calvo (D)
  • International duty:  None

Series Matchup at Atlanta United

  • Atlanta United: 2 wins, 6 goals
  • Fire: 0 wins, 1 goal
  • 0 draws

Officials

  • Referee: Nima Saghafi
  • Assistant Referees: Adam Wienckowski, CJ Morgante
  • 4th Official: Fotis Bazakos
  • VAR: Ricardo Salazar
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Current Form

Atlanta
W
W
W
L
L
W
Chicago
D
W
W
L
D
D

Season Stats

Atlanta United FCChicago Fire FC
14Games Played15
7Wins4
5Losses5
2Draws6
17Goals24
11Goals Conceded21
159Shots164
69Shots on Target75
128Fouls committed187
155Fouls suffered153
20Offside27
83Corners63

Goals Scored

01234+TotalAvg
ATL37220171.2
CHI36312241.6
01234+Avg
ATL051101.4
CHI042022.1
01234+Avg
ATL321101
CHI321101

Goals Conceded

01234+TotalAvg
ATL73400110.8
CHI46212211.4
01234+Avg
ATL421000.6
CHI340011
01234+Avg
ATL313001
CHI122111.9
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