Atlanta United plays the Chicago Fire in conference action – Winnipeg Free Press

Chicago Fire (2-1-4, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta United FC (4-1-3, third in the Eastern Conference)

Atlanta; Sunday, 4:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLS LINE: Atlanta United FC -162, Chicago +396, Draw +308; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta United and the Chicago Fire square off in Eastern Conference action.

United is 2-1-3 in Eastern Conference games. Giorgos Giakoumakis paces the second-ranked scoring team in the Eastern Conference with four. United has scored 16 goals.

The Fire are 1-1-4 against Eastern Conference opponents. Kei Kamara leads the seventh-ranked scoring team in the MLS with three goals. The Fire have scored 11.

The matchup Sunday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Giakoumakis has four goals for United. Thiago Almada has four goals and four assists.

Kamara has scored three goals for the Fire. Chris Mueller has two goals.

SEASON SO FAR: United: Averaging 2.0 goals, 4.8 shots on goal and 4.6 corner kicks through eight games while allowing 1.5 goals per game.

Fire: Averaging 1.6 goals, 2.3 shots on goal and 5.3 corner kicks through seven games while allowing 1.4 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: United: Andrew Gutman (injured), Osvaldo Alonso (injured), Franco Ibarra (injured).

Fire: Victor Bezerra (injured), Federico Navarro (injured), Jairo Torres (injured), Xherdan Shaqiri (injured).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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