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Chicago Fire vs. Seattle Sounders | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season - Week 3
Chicago Fire vs. Seattle Sounders
SeatGeek Stadium - Bridgeview
March 16 - 1:00 PM ET

TV: TSN1
STREAMING: MLS LIVE on ESPN+ in US

The Seattle Sounders are seeking a third straight win to open the 2019 season when they head to Bridgeview to meet the Chicago Fire Saturday afternoon. 

The Sounders are coming off a 2-0 win over the Colorado Rapids, their second consecutive win in the friendly confines of CenturyLink Field. They face a Fire team that rallied to secure their first point of the season in a 1-1 home opening draw against Orlando City SC. The last time these teams met in the Windy City, the Fire blasted the Sounders, 4-1, in 2017 with Nemanja Nikolic scoring a brace. 

Chicago Fire

Project Starting XI

Injury Report:
OUT: Andre Reynolds II (D) - thigh injury
QUESTIONABLE: Aleksandar Katai (M) - groin injury
Suspended: Jorge Corrales (D)
Suspended after next caution: None
International duty: None

Seattle Sounders FC

Project Starting XI

Injury Report:
OUT: None
Suspended: None
Suspended after next caution: None
International duty: None

Series Matchup at Fire

Fire 2 wins, 9 goals
Sounders 3 wins, 8 goals
2 draws

Officials

Referee: Joseph Dickerson
Assistant Referees: Frank Anderson, Eric Boria
4th Official: Baldomero Toledo
VAR: Kevin Stott

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