Mike Dinovo

Post-Match Facts: Chicago Fire v. United | Sept. 16

Chicago Fire 2 (6-13-9) v. D.C. United 2 (7-9-13)

2016 MLS Regular Season
September 16, 2016 – Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Illinois
Attendance: 13,807
  • 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
Chicago Fire 2 0 2
D.C. United 1 1 2

Scoring Summary

Minute Team Goalscorer Assisted by
19' D.C. Rob Vincent Luciano Acosta
22' CHI Razvan Cocis Arturo Alvarez
29' CHI David Accam Razvan Cocis
90+2' D.C. Bobby Boswell  

Misconduct Summary

Minute Team Offender Reason

Box Score

Team Shots Shots on Goal Corners Offsides Possession (%) Saves
Chicago Fire 17 3 3 0 47 4
D.C. United 19 6 8 3 53 1

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

Head Referee: Kevin Stott
Assistant Referees: Matthew Nelson, James Conlee
Fourth Official: Dave Gantar