Know Your Opponent | Chicago Fire FC

Know Your Opponent | Chicago Fire FC

A fresh new opponent approaches for City. The Lions will be meeting the new-look Chicago Fire FC for the first time in 2020. Here is what you need to know about City's opponents: 


Key Transactions and Player News 

The notable additions for Chicago in the offseason were Robert Beric, Gaston Gimenez and Luka Stojanovic. Their latest addition was the transfer of Carlos Teran on August 21st. 

You can view Chicago's full roster here

Injury Report: Listed as out are Kenneth Kronholm (torn ACL, meniscus tear 8/11, out for season), Luka Stojanovic (MCL surgery 7/23), Johan Kappelhof (hip flexor) and Jeremiah Gutjahr (knee injury). Elliot Collier (undisclosed injury) is listed as questionable. 


Team Form 

Chicago is 1-3-2 in their last six matches since returning to action from the MLS is Back Tournament. The Windy City side has only scored more than one goal twice in those six matches. 
 

Head-to-Head

The Lions were 0-1-1 against Chicago in 2019. 


Rasmussen College Fact

The Lions are unbeaten in their last five games and unbeaten at Exploria Stadium in 2020. 

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September 11, 2020: Major League Soccer has announced the 2020 regular season schedule through the end of September. From September 18-27, each MLS club will compete in three regular season matches. Additional 2020 MLS regular season matches will be announced pending further developments regarding travel protocols. Attendance at matches will be determined in accordance with applicable state and local guidelines.