alberg vs chicago

Looking Ahead: Chicago Fire

Philadelphia Union will look to continue their run of form this week after their 2-0 victory against Sporting Kansas City on Saturday. The win set a club record for home wins in a season with eight. This week the Union head for Chicago to take on the Fire at Toyota Park. As we approach this match we take a look at the numbers between the two clubs this season, their series history statistics as well as some news heading into this match.

News:

Jim’s thoughts on starting three rookies:

“When Earnie and I talked about players, we don’t talk young or old, we talk good or bad. We don’t care how old they are, if they are good enough, we’ll put them on the field. We aren’t scared to do that.”

2016 Comparison Union 11-9-7 (40 Points) vs. Chicago Fire 5-12-8 (23 Points)

Philadelphia Stat Chicago Fire
47 Goals 29
37 Assists 30
350 Shots 287
11 Wins 5
3 Shutouts 7
81 Saves 100
1.52 Goals Against Average 1.36

All-Time Series History Tied 6-6-5

Philadelphia Stat Chicago Fire
23 Goals 23
15 Assists 22
205 Shots 215
6 Wins 6
3 Shutouts 3
36 Saves 34
1.35 Goals Against Average 1.35

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