Know Your Enemy: Chicago Fire

Philadelphia Union will host Chicago Fire in a midweek clash on Wednesday, May 30 for the club's second annual Pride Night. Everything you need to know about the Eastern Conference foe is all here:

Team: Chicago Fire
Venue: Talen Energy Stadium
Kick Off: 7:30 p.m. ET on PHL17
Record: 4-6-2, Eighth in Eastern Conference
Last Meeting: 3-2 loss at Toyota Park on October 15, 2017
Starting XI From Previous Match: Patrick McLain; Kevin Ellis, Johan Kappelhof, Jonathan Campbell, Jorge Corrales; Mo Adams, Bastian Schweinsteiger ©; Diego Campos, Daniel Johnson, Aleksandar Katai; Nemanja Nikolić
Player to Watch: Nemanja Nikolić

Chicago Fire forward Nemanja Nikolić is in his second season with the club and continuing to dominate. Nikolić was a standout during his 2017 MLS campaign racking up 24 goals and earning himself the Golden Boot award. This season, the striker has recorded six goals and one assist in his 12 games played — the latest coming in the Fire's 3-2 loss against Houston Dynamo. As matchday inches closer, the Union's young backline will need to keep a close tab on futból veteran Nikolić for his ability to create and finish chances.

A Closer Look at Nikolić 's Last Goal:


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