Union Fact Check 7/9

Union Fact Check: Chicago Fire

1. Philadelphia Union return to MLS action this week when they take on Chicago Fire on Wednesday in Illinois.

2. The Union enter this week with a record of 6-9-3 and 21 points, good for eighth in the Eastern Conference of MLS.

3. Philadelphia trails Montreal Impact by three points for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, the Union have played one less match than Montreal.

4. The Union own an all-time record of 8-8-5 against Chicago Fire in MLS regular-season competition.

5. This will be the second and final MLS regular-season match against Chicago in 2018.

6. The two clubs met earlier this season on May 30 at Talen Energy Stadium where the Union left with a 3-1 victory over the Fire.

7. In the win over Chicago earlier this season Borek Dockal left the match with a goal and two assists.

8. Dockal leads all Philadelphia Union players in goals with five and assists with six.

9. Union Captain Alejandro Bedoya has recorded a goal and an assist in three career matches against Chicago, with Philadelphia owning a 2-1-0 record in those contests.

10. Andre Blake owns a 3-1-0 record against Chicago Fire in his last four outings. In his last appearance against the Fire, Blake recorded seven saves.

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