D.C. United at Chicago Fire

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Where:
 Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Ill.

When: 8:30 p.m. ET.

TV: Comcast SportsNet/DC, Direct Kick, MLS Live.

Records: United 2-13-4, 10 points; Fire 6-9-3, 21 points.

United away: 0-6-3, 1 goal for, 12 against.

Fire home: 5-4-1, 15 goals for, 14 against.

Referee: Fotis Bazakos.

Weather: 82 degrees, 0 percent chance of rain.

DCU: Willis; Korb, White, Woolard, Kemp; DeLeon, Kitchen, Thorrington, Silva, Pontius, Nyassi; Ruiz. Subs: Dykstra, Riley, Jakovic, Porter, Jeffrey, Nyassi, Townsend. (De Rosario remains out with hip flexor injury.)

UPDATE: Pontius was a late scratch with hamstring tightness.

CHI: Tornaghi; Anibaba, Berry, Soumare, Segares; Duka, Larentowicz, Alex, Lindpere; Rolfe, Magee. Subs: Kann, Francis, Videira, Pause, Amarikwa, Santos, MacDonald. (Nyarko out with illness.)

Your pregame, in-game and postgame thoughts are welcome in our comments section.

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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