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How to Watch | Chicago Fire FC vs. Columbus Crew SC

⚽️ Chicago Fire FC vs. Columbus Crew SC

Date: Saturday, Sept. 12
Location: Soldier Field - Chicago, Ill.
Kickoff: 2:30 p.m. CT
Broadcast: Univision, TUDN
Stream: @TUDNUSA on Twitter
Radio: 105.1 WOJO-HD2

🎉 #FireWatchParty

Since you can't join this weekend at Soldier Field, we're coming to you. On Saturday, the Fire will be awarding fans unique items LIVE throughout the course of the match against New England, all via the Club’s social media channels. Just tune into the game on Univision, TUDN or Twitter, 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 | Columbus Crew SC Scouting Report
ChicagoFireFC.com Azira formally launches Foundation, continues work with Ugandan youth
SB Nation | Here’s what it’s like attending a Chicago Fire match with zero fans in the seats
MLSsoccer.com | Chicago Fire vs. Columbus Crew SC Match Preview

👀  Must-See Content | September schedule announced

On Friday, three regular season matches that will follow Saturday's meeting with Columbus were announced. The Fire will next visit Orlando City SC on Saturday, Sept. 19, before returning home for matches against the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday, Sept. 23 and Atlanta United on Sunday, Sept. 27. All three matches will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. CT and be available to watch on WGN and ESPN+.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The show goes on 🔥

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🤔 Fast Fact

Saturday's match marks Crew SC's first visit to Soldier Field since Oct. 8, 2005 -- the final regular season match played at Soldier Field during the Fire's first era at the iconic downtown Chicago stadium. Jesse Marsch got the first goal of the day on assists from Chad Barrett and Chris Rolfe, but the Fire ultimately fell 2-1 to the visitors.

🗣 Sound Off | Jonathan Bornstein

Defender Jonathan Bornstein previews Saturday's match with Columbus, and discusses the importance of re-establishing Soldier Field as a difficult place to play for opponents.

🆚 #CHIvCLB All-Time

Entering Saturday’s contest, the Fire lead the all-time head-to-head regular season series with Columbus with a 26-20-21 record, including a 16-6-12 home record. Additionally, Chicago is unbeaten in its last six home games (2-0-4) against Crew SC, dating back to March 19, 2016.

Saturday’s match will mark the second meeting between the two teams in 2020. The Fire previously faced Columbus at MAPFRE Stadium on Aug. 20, falling 3-0 in its first match of the continuation of play.