CHICAGO. Chicago Fire managed to clinch a draw against New England with a late goal from A. Monis scored in the (90′) after New England got a lead with a goal from D. Borrero (88′).
The match was played at the Soldier Field stadium in Chicago on Sunday and it started at 1:30 pm local time. The referee was Michael Radchuk with the help of Andrew Bigelow and Tyler Wyrostek. The 4th official was Luis Arroyo. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 20.4 degrees Celsius or 68.76 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 38%.
- 55 Ball Possession 45
- 14 Total 12
- 4 On Target 3
- 10 Off Target 9
- 2 Shots blocked 2
- 92 Attack 107
- 46 Dangerous attack 37
- 69 Ball safe 63
- 0 Penalties 0
- 8 Corners 0
- 17 Total 11
- 2 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 4
Chicago Fire had a superior ball possession 55% while New England was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Chicago Fire was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Chicago Fire to win the match.
Chicago Fire shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, New England shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target.
Chicago Fire received 2 yellow cards (M. Pineda and C. Mueller). Talking about the opposition, New England received 2 yellow cards (G. Vrioni and C. Makoun).
After this contest, Chicago Fire will have 39 points to remain in the 12th place. Regarding the opposition, New England will have 42 points like Charlotte to hold in the 9th place.
Chicago Fire – Formation
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: Chris Brady, Boris Sekulić , Carlos Teran , Kendall Burks , Miguel Navarro , Mauricio Pineda , Federico Navarro , Brian Gutierrez , Xherdan Shaqiri , Chris Mueller and Jhon Durán .
The home team had on the bench: Javier Casas, Jhon Espinoza, Jonathan Rey Bornstein, Alex Monis , Stanislav Ivanov , Victor Bezerra, Sergio Oregel , Kacper Przybyłko and Spencer Richey.
Chicago Fire made 5 changes: B. Gutierrez for S. Ivanov (73′), B. Sekulic for J. Espinoza (79′), M. Pineda for S. Oregel (79′), J. Duran for K. Przybylko (89′) and C. Mueller for A. Monis (89′).
Best player: Chris Brady
The most impressive player for Chicago Fire was the goalkeeper: Chris Brady. His rating is 7.43. He performed 4 saves.
New England – Formation
Also New England adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Bruce Arena played with: Đorđe Petrović, Brandon Bye , Andrew Farrell , Henry Kessler , DeJuan Jones , Wilfrid Kaptoum , Tommy McNamara , Nacho Gil , Carles Gil , Gustavo Bou and Giacomo Vrioni .
These were the players on the bench: Noel Buck, Damian Rivera, Emmanuel Boateng, Omar González, Justin Rennicks, Brad Knighton, Jonathan Bell, Dylan Borrero and Christian Makoun .
New England made 4 changes: G. Vrioni for D. Borrero (65′), I. Gil for D. Rivera (74′), W. Kaptoum for C. Makoun (74′) and G. Bou for O. Gonzalez (90′).
Best player: Đorđe Petrović
The most impressive player for New England was the goalkeeper: Đorđe Petrović. His rating is 7.84. He performed 4 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.
- Seattle Sounders – SJ Earthquakes – 2-2
- Real Salt Lake – Portland Timbers – 3-1
- Minnesota United – Vancouver Whitecaps – 2-0
- Los Angeles FC – Nashville SC – 0-1
- Houston Dynamo – LA Galaxy – 1-3
- Dallas – Sporting KC – 2-1
- Austin – Colorado Rapids – 1-1
- Philadelphia Union – Toronto – 4-0
- Orlando City – Columbus Crew – 2-1
- New York RB – Charlotte – 2-0
- Inter Miami – Montreal Impact – 1-3
- DC United – Cincinnati – 2-5
- Chicago Fire – New England – 1-1
- Atlanta United – New York City – 1-2