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Soldier Field gets ready to host the league game between Chicago Fire and New England Revolution. This match on September 24 will be crucial for both clubs in terms of their position in the league table. The Chicago Fire vs New England Revolution possible lineups for the game are likely to be slightly different from the last match given the short recovery time.
Chicago Fire vs New England Revolution Predicted Lineups and News
Chicago Fire are coming into the game outside the top nine places in the Eastern Conference table. The club are three points behind DC United on the ninth place following a run of just four defeat in the last five matches. Frank Klopas is coming under intense pressure owing to this poor run.
There has been a slight improvement in New England Revolution results since Clint Peay took over as interim coach. The club have suffered only one defeat in the last four games, but the defeat against Colorado Rapids is a blow.
Team News: Chicago Fire
There are likely to be several changes to the Chicago Fire vs New England Revolution lineups due to injuries and suspensions. Xherdan Shaqiri is suspended for the game following a red card. Federico Navarro and Victor Bezerra are ruled out of the game due to leg injuries. Meanwhile, Javier Casas Jr. and Chris Mueller will be out of the action due to an arm and hip injury respectively.
Chicago Fire Predicted Lineup
Chris Brady, Arnaud Souquet, Rafael Czichos, Mauricio Pineda, Alonso Aceves, Gastón Giménez, Ousmane Doumbia, Jairo Torres, Maren Haile-Selassie, Brian Gutierrez, Georgios Koutsias
Team News: New England Revolution
The Chicago Fire vs New England Revolution potential lineups will continue to remain without players who are out for the long term. Brandon Bye and Dylan Borrero are both ruled out of the game because of crucial ligament injuries and they are not expected to be back anytime soon.
Henry Kessler is struggling with a hamstring injury which will keep him out for the next couple of weeks. Tomas Vaclik is unavailable for the game due to personal reasons while Gustavo Bou has a leg injury which will keep him out for a couple of weeks. Finally, Maciel is expected to be back only in the middle of October due to the Achilles tendon injury.
New England Revolution Predicted Lineup
Earl Edwards Jr., Andrew Farrell, David Romney, Omar Gonzalez, DeJuan Jones, Carles Gil, Mark-Anthony Kaye, Ian Harkes, Giacomo Vrioni, Nacho Gil, Tomás Chancalay
Will Carles Gil Play Today?
Carles Gil has been a revelation in the New England Revolution team this season. The 30-year-old from Spain has been able to come up with eight goals and seven assists in his 26 league appearances. Even in the recent match against Colorado Rapids, Carles Gil was one of the best players on the pitch for the visiting team. He has now come up with a goal and an assist in his last two away games. The presence of Carles Gil will be seen as an important factor and the Chicago Fire vs New England Revolution predicted lineups expect him to be available.
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