2019 MLS Standard Season – Week 20
Philadelphia Union vs. Chicago Fire
Talen Power Stadium – Chester
July 20 – 7:30 PM ET
STREAMING: MLS Reside on ESPN+ in US, on DAZN in Canada
The Philadelphia Union appear to bounce back from a lopsided loss at Actual Salt Lake in Week 19 and hang on to 1st location in the Eastern Conference when they meet a Chicago Fire squad Saturday at Talen Power Stadium that has one particular win in their final 10 games.
The Union (10-six-six) dropped a four- selection to RSL final Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium. Jefferson Savarino scored a target in every half and Albert Rusnak, off a Savarino help, and Damir Kreilach added late insurance coverage targets to lead RSL to a property rout. The outcome spoiled Andrew Wooten’s MLS debut.
The Fire (five-9-eight) have been minutes from only their second win because mid-Might, but had to settle for a two-two property draw against Columbus Crew SC Wednesday evening in Bridgeview. Djordje Mihailovic opened the scoring in the 28th minute with a thumping volley into the bottom corner from the major of the 18-yard box. Just after Gyasi Zardes leveled two minutes into the second half, CJ Sapong place the Fire back in front in the 63rd minute, a target that held up till Romario Williams’ 90th-minute equalizer.
Series Matchup at Union
- Union: six wins, 20 targets
- Fire: two wins, 15 targets
- two draws
- Referee: Rubiel Vazquez
- Assistant Referees: Jeremy Kieso, Andrew Bigelow
- 4th Official: Jon Freemon
- VAR: Kevin Terry Jr