Sunday football will return for the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field soon above all, there is Sunday night soccer in the Windy City. The Columbus Crew are in Chicago to take on the Fire at Soldier Field in the first of three Black and Gold games in the following seven days. The different sides have met once this season in the last match at noteworthy Crew Stadium which Columbus won 2-0.
Since the end of notable Crew Stadium, the Crew has had an eventful two months with another arena and an unbeaten streak. Presently, the structure has been poor for the Black and Gold with three straight misfortunes and 11 objectives yielded in the matches consolidated. The absence of focuses has put the Crew scarcely in season finisher position in the Eastern Conference as Columbus added two players to the harmed list this week, which makes matters more difficult.
The Chicago Fire fans will make a beeline for Soldier Field on Sunday night for the last opportunity to watch their group at home until Sept. 22. The Fire rides a three-match unbeaten run with draws against the Philadelphia Union and New York City FC and a triumph against the New York Red Bulls last Sunday. Chicago will need to give its fans one final enormous outcome against a season finisher competitor before the six-game excursion starts Wednesday in Miami.
Injuries and Suspensions:
Team: Artur (right hip), Aidan Morris (left knee), Milton Valenzuela (right thigh), Perry Kitchen (left knee), Marlon Hairston (left thigh), Luis Diaz (right shoulder), and Josh Williams (left lower leg) are OUT. Vito Wormgoor (right thigh) is QUESTIONABLE.
Fire: Kenneth Kronholm (right knee), Javier Casas Jr. (right shin), Ignacio Aliseda (left shin), Miguel Navarro (right knee), and Alvaro Medran (wellbeing and security conventions) are QUESTIONABLE.
How to watch:
Date: Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, 6 p.m. ET
Scene: Soldier Field – Chicago, Illinois
Television: Bally Sports Ohio
Radio: English: 97.1 The Fan – Spanish: Columbus Crew YouTube
Streaming: ESPN+ App (out of market)
- Columbus Crew (18 GP, 24 PTS)
- New York Red Bulls (18 GP, 19 PTS)
- Atlanta United (18 GP, 18 PTS)
- Chicago Fire (18 GP, 17 PTS)
Around the league:
Four feature matches will be played Sunday in MLS. First will be a huge game in Atlanta as the Five Stripes invite Carlos Vela and LAFC on ESPN. One hour after the Crew and Fire start off, Nashville SC hopes to keep up with its structure against D.C. United at Nissan Stadium. The evening will close at Providence Park for a Cascadia Cup competition match between the Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders.
Last five matches:
June 19, 2021: Columbus Crew 2, Chicago Fire 0 (Historic Crew Stadium)
September 12, 2020: Chicago Fire 2, Columbus Crew 2 (Soldier Field)
August 20, 2020: Columbus Crew 3, Chicago Fire 0 (Historic Crew Stadium)
August 31, 2019: Columbus Crew 1, Chicago Fire 1 (Historic Crew Stadium)
July 17, 2019: Chicago Fire 2, Columbus Crew 2 (Toyota Park)