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Nicolas Hasler, Yura Movsiysan Receive International Call-Ups

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced today that midfielder Nicolas Hasler and forward Yura Movsisyan have been called in to their respective national teams for UEFA Nations League matches.

Hasler and Liechtenstein will travel to face FYR Macedonia at the Philip II Arena in Skopje, Macedonia on Oct. 13 at 1:35 p.m. CT. Three days later, Liechtenstein will travel to face Gibraltar at Victoria Stadium in Gibraltar on Oct. 16 at 1:35 p.m. CT.

Hasler made his senior national team debut for Liechtenstein on Aug. 11, 2010, and has since earned 53 caps. Hasler scored his first international goal against Bosnia-Herzegovina in a 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier on Oct. 11, 2013, and added his second in a friendly against Finland on June 7, 2017.

Movsisyan and Armenia will play host to Gibraltar on Oct. 13 at 10:50 a.m. CT, before taking on Macedonia on Oct. 16 at 10:50 a.m. CT. Both games will take place at Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium in Yerevan, Armenia.

Movsiysan, 31, has earned 34 caps for Armenia since making his international debut in a 4-0 win over Andorra on Oct. 12, 2010. The striker has scored nine goals for his country since making his senior-team debut for Armenia, including a fifth-minute strike in a 2-2 draw against Italy in FIFA World Cup qualifying on Oct. 15, 2013.

Both Armenia and Liechtenstein compete in League D in the UEFA Nations League. All four matches will be available on ESPN+ and UnivisionDeportes.com.

Following this weekend’s international break, the Fire will travel to take on Atlanta United FC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. CT. The game against Atlanta United will be broadcast nationally on ESPN and ESPN Deportes and transmitted locally on Univision Radio WRTO AM 1200.

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