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Post-Match Facts | Week 28

Chicago Fire 3 (14-9-6, 48 points) v. D.C. United 0 (8-17-4, 28 points)

2017 MLS Regular Season
Sept. 16, 2017 – Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Ill.
Attendance: 15,643

Player Notes

  • Ian Harkes made his first start since July 29 and 20th of the season.
  • Luciano Acosta made his 25th start of 2017, tying his mark from last season.
  • Chris Odoi-Atsem made his fifth career start.
  • Bill Hamid posted at least six saves in a match for the fifth time this season. He now has 98 on the year.
  • Bruno Miranda made his first away appearance and first appearance since Aug. 13.

#CHIvDC Notes

  • United are now 22-20-15 against Chicago all-time.
  • The Black-and-Red are 7-11-10 against the Fire away from home all-time.
  • United lost in Chicago for the first time since 2013.

Match Notes

  • United are now 283-276-132 in franchise history.
  • The Black-and-Red are 1-7-1 against Eastern Conference sides away from home this season.
  • D.C. are 2-15-1 when their opponents score first.

Goals by Half

  1st Half 2nd Half Total
Chicago Fire 1 2 3
D.C. United 0 0 0

Misconduct Summary

Minute Team Offender Reason
15' CHI Brandon Vincent Unsporting Behavior

Scoring Summary

Minute Team Goalscorer Assisted by
23' CHI Ian Harkes (OG)  
62' CHI Brandon Vincent Arturo Alvarez, Drew Conner
90' CHI Nemanja Nikolic (PK)  

Box Score

Team Shots Shots on Goal Corners Offsides Possession (%) Saves
Chicago Fire 21 8 9 1 43 4
D.C. United 10 5 3 2 57 6

Chicago Fire lineup:

Matt Lampson; Brandon Vincent, Jonathan Campbell, Johan Kappelhof, Matt Polster; Dax McCarty, Drew Conner; David Accam, Luis Solignac, Arturo Alvarez (Joao Meira 71'); Nemanja Nikolic (David Arshakyan 90'+1)

Unused Substitutes: Richard Sánchez, Michael Harrington, Brandt Bronico, Djordje Mihailovic

D.C. United lineup:

Bill Hamid; Nick DeLeon, Kofi Opare, Steve Birnbaum (Zoltán Stieber 78'), Chris Odoi-Atsem, Russell Canouse, Ian Harkes; Lloyd Sam, Luciano Acosta, Paul Arriola (Bruno Miranda 84'); Deshorn Brown (Patrick Mullins 62')

Unused Substitutes: Steve Clark, Jalen Robinson, Marcelo Sarvas, Chris Korb

Referee: Ismail Elfath
Assistant Referees: Kermit Quisenberry, Phil Briere
Fourth Official: Sorin Stoica
Video Assistant Referee: Kevin Terry Jr.