Chicago Fire Rally To Earn 2-2 Draw Against Philadelphia Union
CHICAGO (April 5, 2014) – The Chicago Fire (0-1-4, four points) drew the Philadelphia Union (1-1-3, six points) 2-2 Saturday afternoon at Toyota Park. Goals from Mike Magee and Juan Luis Anangono helped the Fire secure points in their fourth consecutive match.
The Fire Reserves will host Marquette University on the Toyota Park Practice Field on Sunday, April 6 at 10:00 a.m. CT. The match is free and open to the public.
Next up in League action, the Fire take on the Montreal Impact at Olympic Stadium on Saturday, April 12 at 3:00 p.m. CT (My50/TWCSC Wisconsin/La Ley). The Fire then return home to host the New England Revolution on Saturday, April 19 at 3:00 p.m. CT on the NBC Sports Network. Tickets for the match are available via www.Chicago-Fire.com and Ticketmaster.
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- Fire right back Lovel Palmer returned to the lineup after serving a two-match suspension that was handed down by the MLS Disciplinary Committee for foul in the March 16 match against the Portland Timbers
- Reigning MLS MVP Mike Magee opened his 2014 goal scoring account with his strike in the 16th minute
Chicago Fire 2 – 2 Philadelphia Union
Chicago Fire: Sean Johnson; Lovel Palmer, Jhon Kennedy Hurtado, Bakary Soumare, Greg Cochrane; Patrick Nyarko (Juan Luis Anangono 77’), Matt Watson (Alex 57’), Jeff Larentowicz ©, Harry Shipp (Dilly Duka 57’); Quincy Amarikwa, Mike Magee
Substitutes not used: Kyle Reynish, Benji Joya, Patrick Ianni, Logan Pause
Philadelphia Union: Zac MacMath; Raymon Gaddis, Fabinho (Sheanon Williams 46’), Amobi Okugo, Aaron Wheeler; Brian Carroll ©, Sebastien Le Toux, Vincent Nogueira, Maurice Edu; Leonardo Fernandes (Corben Bone 78’), Conor Casey (Antoine Hoppenot 87’)
Substitutes not used: Andre Blake, Michael Lahoud, Ethan White, Austin Berry
CHI – Mike Magee (Quincy Amarikwa) 16’
PHI – Maurice Edu (unassisted) 32’
PHI – Leonardo Fernandes (unassisted) 39’
CHI – Juan Luis Anangono (Mike Magee) 86’
CHI – Dilly Duka (caution, foul) 64’
PHI – Corben Bone (caution, foul) 86’
PHI – Maurice Edu (caution, time wasting) 86’
CHI – Bakary Soumare (caution, foul) 88’
Referee: Chris Penso
Assistants: Brian Poeschel, Chris Strickland
Fourth Official: Allen Chapman