⚽️ Chicago Fire FC at FC Cincinnati
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 2
Location: Nippert Stadium - Cincinnati, OH
Kickoff: 6:30 p.m. CT
Broadcast: WGN-TV, ESPN+
Radio: TUDN 1200 AM
Since you can't join us this week in Cincinnati, we're coming to you. On Wednesday night, the Fire will be awarding fans unique items LIVE throughout the course of the match against NYCFC, all via the Club’s social media channels. Just tune into the game on WGN-TV or ESPN+, snap a photo showcasing your home viewing setup or your support for the Fire, then post your photo to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #FireWatchParty! Find out everything that's up for grabs here.
📰 Pre-Match Reading
ChicagoFireFC.com | FC Cincinnati Scouting Report
ChicagoFireFC.com | Wicky, Fire emphasize consistency ahead of Cincinnati replay
Chicago Sun-Times | Through eight games, inconsistency an issue for Fire
SB Nation | Ignacio Aliseda is finding his groove with the Chicago Fire
MLSsoccer.com | Chicago Fire at FC Cincinnati Match Preview
👀 Must-See Content | Aliseda sees hard work beginning to show on the field
After scoring his first goal for the Fire in their last outing against FC Cincinnati, 20-year-old Designated Player Ignacio Aliseda sits down to discuss life so far in Chicago and his on-going adaptation to Major League Soccer.
🤔 Fast Fact
🗣 Sound Off | Fabian Herbers
After scoring the aforementioned opening goal in the Fire's 3-0 win against FC Cincinnati last Tuesday, midfielder Fabian Herbers delivers his thoughts on what it will take to get all three points from their road replay on Wednesday night.
🆚 #CINvCHI All-Time
Wednesday’s match marks the second meeting between the Fire (2-5-1, 7 points) and FC Cincinnati (2-4-2, 8 points) this season. Both teams just met in the Fire’s 2020 home opener on Aug. 25, with Chicago defeating the second-year club 3-0 in its first game back at Soldier Field in 15 years.
In the three games played against Cincinnati since their inaugural season in 2019, the Fire have tallied a 1-1-1 record, and are unbeaten in two straight. Cincinnati enters Tuesday’s match coming off a 0-0 draw with rival Columbus Crew SC at Nippert Stadium on Saturday.