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LA Galaxy vs. Chicago Fire | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season - Week 1
LA Galaxy vs. Chicago Fire
Dignity Health Sports Park - Carson
March 2 - 7:00 PM CT

TV: FS1
STREAMING: FOX Sports GO, MLS LIVE on DAZN (Canada)

SPANISH RADIO: Univision WRTO1200 AM

Two clubs with more than two decades of tradition are looking for a positive start to 2019 after missing the MLS Cup playoffs a year ago as the LA Galaxy host the Chicago Fire at Dignity Health Sports Park Saturday. Zlatan is back for LA, which have a new coach in former Columbus midfield maestro Guillermo Barros Schelotto, while German legend Bastian Schweinsteiger returns for a Fire team looking to make noise in the East.

LA Galaxy

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Sebastian Lletget (M)- undisclosed injury
    • OUT: Perry Kitchen (M) - undisclosed injury
    • OUT: Juninho (M) - undisclosed injury
    • OUT: Giovani dos Santos (M) - knee
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Chicago Fire

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • QUESTIONABLE: Andre Reynolds II (D)- thigh injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup at Galaxy

  • Galaxy 11 wins, 31 goals
  • Fire 6 wins, 22 goals
  • 4 draws

Officials

  • Referee: Allen Chapman
  • Assistant Referees: Jeremy Hanson, Jeremy Kieso
  • 4th Official: Tim Ford
  • VAR: Kevin Stott
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