2019 MLS – Columbus Crew vs Chicago Fire Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Columbus Crew vs Chicago Fire kick off? Sunday 1st September, 2019 – 00:30 (UK)

Where is Columbus Crew vs Chicago Fire being played? MAPFRE Stadium

What television channel is Columbus Crew vs Chicago Fire on in the UK? This match will not be televised live in the UK

Where can I stream Columbus Crew vs Chicago Fire in the UK? This match cannot be streamed live in the UK

For viewers in the United States, the game will be shown live on ESPN+ which you sign up to here!

Where can I get tickets for Columbus Crew vs Chicago Fire?

Columbus Crew – https://seatgeek.com/columbus-crew-sc-tickets

Chicago Fire – https://www.chicago-fire.com/tickets/single-game

THE TEAM NEWS

COLUMBUS CREW

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Room; Afful, Josh Williams, Crognale, Maloney; Trapp, Artur; Argudo, Pedro Santos, Mokhtar; Zardes

Unavailable: Mensah (Suspended), Valenzuela (Injured), Higuain (Injured), Jimenez (Injured), Francis (Injured)

Doubtful: Keita (Injured), Diaz (Injured)

CHICAGO FIRE

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Kronholm; Kappelhof, Schweinsteiger, Calvo, Bornstein; Azira, McCarty, Sapong; Frankowski, Nikolic, Gaitan

Unavailable: Katai (Suspended)

Doubtful:

THE PREDICTION

Columbus Crew’s problems at the back are all too obvious as they aim to end a 24-game streak without a clean sheet in the MLS. Chicago Fire have also struggled to keep their opponents out, conceding in 86% of their trips away from home, including the opening goal 70% of the time.

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