Match Preview: Atlanta United vs. Chicago Fire FC
ATLANTA - Atlanta United returns to action Sunday night against Chicago Fire FC in the club's first visit to Soldier Field. The match will be televised on FOX Sports Southeast at 7:30 p.m. ET and transmitted on Sports Radio 92.9 The Game and La Mejor.
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Atlanta holds an all-time record of 4-2-0 against Chicago and is 1-2-0 on the road in the series. The home team has won five of the six meetings.
Both teams are coming off midweek victories. Atlanta defeated FC Dallas 1-0 to move above the playoff line as Jeff Larentowicz converted a second-half penalty kick. It was the second goal for Larentowicz on the season, which ties him for the team-lead, and the 42nd of his MLS career.
Atlanta picked up its third clean sheet of the season on Wednesday and is tied for the most clean sheets in regular season play since 2017 with 37.
Chicago defeated Houston 4-0 on Wednesday to move into 12th place in the Eastern Conference standings, two points below the playoff line. Forward Robert Beric scored for the third straight game and leads the Fire with five goals on the season.
Sunday, Sept. 27 | Soldier Field, Chicago, IL|7:30 p.m. (ET)
Atlanta United (4-7-2, 14 points) vs. Chicago Fire FC (3-7-3, 12 points)
TV | FOX Sports Southeast
English Radio | 92.9 The Game
Spanish Radio | La Mejor
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