Chicago Fire overcomes Inter Miami 3-1 with 2 goals from J. Duran. HIGHLIGHTS

CHICAGO. Chicago Fire conquered Inter Miami 3-1 thanks to J. Duran who scored in the 40th and 87th minute.

Chicago Fire overcomes Inter Miami 3-1 with 2 goals from J. Duran. HIGHLIGHTS

CHICAGO. Chicago Fire topped Inter Miami 3-1 thanks to J. Duran who scored in the 40th and 87th minute. Chicago Fire got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from J. Duran (40′) and X. Shaqiri (64′). Inter Miami tried to recover with a goal from G. Higuain (76′). However, the contest was closed by a goal (87′) scored by J. Duran for Chicago Fire.

The match was played at the Soldier Field stadium in Chicago on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Matthew Conger who was helped by Meghan Mullen and Gianni Facchini. The 4th official was Ramy Touchan. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 22.3 degrees Celsius or 72.19 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 72%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 54 Ball Possession 46
Shots
  • 11 Total 7
  • 4 On Target 3
  • 7 Off Target 4
  • 3 Shots blocked 2
  • 105 Attack 96
  • 50 Dangerous attack 53
  • 96 Ball safe​ 75
  • 0 Penalties 1
  • 7 Corners 2
Fouls
  • 7 Total 10
  • 2 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Chicago Fire was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Inter Miami that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Inter Miami was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 3 were on target. Nevertheless, Chicago Fire was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Chicago Fire shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target. Regarding the opposition, Inter Miami shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Chicago Fire received 2 yellow cards (R. Czichos and F. Navarro). On the other side, Inter Miami received 1 yellow card (C. McVey).

Match Timeline

R. Czichos- Yellow
33'
J. Duran(goal)
40'
62'
B. Duke- sub ->I. Vassilev
62'
J. Jones- sub ->K. Gibbs
X. Shaqiri(goal)C. Mueller
64'
A. Reynolds II- sub ->B. Gutierrez
66'
J. Bornstein- sub ->M. Pineda
68'
73'
A. Lassiter- sub ->J. Mota
F. Navarro- Yellow
76'
76'
G. Higuain(penalty)
J. Espinoza- sub ->C. Mueller
81'
J. Duran(goal)M. Navarro
87'
90'
C. McVey- Yellow
V. Bezerra- sub ->J. Duran
90'

Standings

After playing this match, Chicago Fire will have 35 points like Charlotte to sit in the 11th place. Regarding the opposition, Inter Miami will stay with 36 points like Atlanta United to remain in the 10th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Major League Soccer, Chicago Fire will host New England on the 8th of October with a 23-18 head to head statistic in favor of Chicago Fire (14 draws).

Inter Miami will host Montreal Impact on the 8th of October with a 3-1 head to head record in favor of Montreal Impact (1 draw).

Chicago Fire – Formation

Chicago Fire
G
G. Slonina 1.USA
6.5
D
R. Czichos 5.Germany
7.0
33'
D
B. Sekulić 2.Slovakia
7.0
D
M. Navarro Zárate 6.Venezuela
7.2
D
C. Terán Díaz 23.Colombia
7.1
M
M. Pineda 22.USA
6.2
68'
M
X. Shaqiri 10.Switzerland
8.3
Goals64'
M
C. Mueller 8.USA
6.8
81'
M
B. Gutierrez 40.USA
7.0
66'
M
F. Navarro 31.Argentina
6.9
76'
F
J. Durán Palacio 26.Colombia
8.6
90' Goals40', 87'
Substitutes
G
S. Richey 18.USA
D
K. Burks 27.USA
D
J. Bornstein 3.USA
6.1
68'
D
A. Reynolds 36.USA
6.1
66'
D
J. Espinoza 14.Ecuador
6.5
81'
M
J. Casas 37.USA
M
S. Oregel 35.USA
F
A. Monis 38.USA
F
V. Bezerra 33.USA
90'

Chicago Fire adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Ezra Hendrickson decided to play with the following team: Gabriel Słonina (6.5), Boris Sekulić (7.0), Carlos Teran (7.1), Rafael Czichos (7.0), Miguel Navarro (7.2), Federico Navarro (6.9), Mauricio Pineda (6.2), Brian Gutierrez (7.0), Xherdan Shaqiri (8.3), Chris Mueller (6.8) and Jhon Durán (8.6).

The home team had on the bench: Alex Monis, Spencer Richey, Kendall Burks, Javier Casas, Jonathan Bornstein (6.1), Sergio Oregel, Andre Reynolds (6.1), Victor Bezerra and Jhon Espinoza (6.5).

Substitutions

Chicago Fire made 4 changes: B. Gutierrez for A. Reynolds II (66′), M. Pineda for J. Bornstein (68′), C. Mueller for J. Espinoza (81′) and J. Duran for V. Bezerra (90′).

Best player: Jhon Durán​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Chicago Fire was Jhon Durán.

His rating is (8.6) with 2 goals, 19 passes (73% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 9.

Inter Miami – Formation

Inter Miami
G
N. Marsman 21.Netherlands
5.8
D
K. Gibbs 3.England
6.8
62'
D
D. Yedlin 2.USA
6.2
D
C. Mcvey 4.Sweden
7.0
90'
D
R. Sailor 45.USA
6.0
M
6.9
M
R. Taylor 16.Finland
6.8
M
J. Mota Oliveira 7.Brazil
6.9
73'
M
G. Magalhaes Silva 26.Brazil
6.7
M
I. Vassilev 17.USA
6.1
62'
F
G. Higuaín 10.Argentina
7.5
Goals76'
Substitutes
G
D. Callender 27.USA
D
N. Allen 32.USA
D
A. Mabika 12.Zambia
D
J. Jones 33.Trinidad and Tobago
6.1
62'
D
H. Neville 18.England
M
E. Rodríguez 25.Colombia
M
B. Duke 22.USA
6.3
62'
M
V. Ulloa 13.USA
F
A. Lassiter 11.Costa Rica
6.6
73'

Also Inter Miami adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Phil Neville played with: Nick Marsman (5.8), DeAndre Yedlin (6.2), Christopher McVey (7.0), Ryan Sailor (6.0), Kieran Gibbs (6.8), Gregore (6.7), Jean Mota (6.9), Indiana Vassilev (6.1), Alejandro Pozuelo (6.9), Robert Taylor (6.8) and Gonzalo Higuaín (7.5).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Emerson Rodríguez, Noah Allen, Bryce Duke (6.3), Drake Callender, Aimé Mabika, Joevin Jones (6.1), Harvey Neville, Victor Ulloa and Ariel Lassiter (6.6).

Substitutions

Inter Miami made 3 changes: I. Vassilev for B. Duke (62′), K. Gibbs for J. Jones (62′) and J. Mota for A. Lassiter (73′).

Best player: Gonzalo Higuaín​

The player that probably impressed the most for Inter Miami was Gonzalo Higuaín.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 21 passes (71% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 2 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.​