Chicago Fire 2 (6-13-9) v. D.C. United 2 (7-9-13)
September 16, 2016 – Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Illinois
- This was the 55th meeting between the two sides in the regular season. United are now 22-18-15 against the Fire all-time.
- United are 2-1-2 when playing on Friday this season.
- United are unbeaten against the Fire in their last nine straight matches.
- Taylor Kemp made his 70th career start (all for United). He is fifth on the current roster for most starts in a United uniform.
- United are 36-34-15 all-time in the month of September.
- Rob Vincent scored his first career MLS goal.
- Luciano Acosta recorded his team-leading ninth assist.
- Patrick Nyarko made his 20th start of 2016, the most starts the Ghanaian has made in a season since 2013 (24).
- Bobby Boswell made his 25th start of 2016. He has started at least 25 matches in 11 of 12 MLS seasons.
- Boswell scored his first goal of 2016 and 17th in his career. His last goal came against the Fire on October 18, 2015.
- Luke Mishu made his third career start. He started twice in his rookie season last year.
- United scored multiple goals in their fourth consecutive match, seventh out of the last eight games and tenth overall.
- The Black-and-Red have now scored game-tying goals in stoppage time three matches in a row.
- Boswell's goal was United's sixth scored in stoppage time in 2016.
Goals by Half
|1st Half||2nd Half||Total|
|19'||D.C.||Rob Vincent||Luciano Acosta|
|22'||CHI||Razvan Cocis||Arturo Alvarez|
|29'||CHI||David Accam||Razvan Cocis|
|Team||Shots||Shots on Goal||Corners||Offsides||Possession (%)||Saves|
Chicago Fire lineup:
Sean Johnson; Michael Harrington (Brandon Vincent 76'), Joao Meira, Jonathan Campbell, Johan Kappelhof; Matt Polster, Razvan Cocis; David Accam, Luis Solignac, Arturo Alvarez (Joey Calistri 88'); David Arshakyan (Khaly Thiam 70')
Unused Substitutes: Matt Lampson, Eric Gehrig,, Michael Stephens, Drew Conner
D.C. United lineup:
Bill Hamid; Taylor Kemp, Bobby Boswell, Steve Birnbaum, Luke Mishu (Nick DeLeon 54'); Marcelo (Julian Büscher 76'); Patrick Nyarko, Rob Vincent, Luciano Acosta, Lloyd Sam (Lamar Neagle 70'); Patrick Mullins
Unused Substitutes: Travis Worra, Jalen Robinson, Álvaro Saborío, Kennedy Igboananike
Fourth Official: Dave Gantar