⚽️ Chicago Fire FC vs. D.C. United
Date: Sunday, Oct. 11
Location: Soldier Field - Chicago, Ill.
Kickoff: 6:30 p.m. CT
Broadcast: WGN, ESPN+
Radio: 1200 TUDN AM
📰 Pre-Match Reading
ChicagoFireFC.com | D.C. United Scouting Report
ChicagoFireFC.com | Giménez starts for Paraguay in World Cup Qualifying draw
Chicago Sun-Times | Fire praise captain Francisco Calvo’s leadership qualities
SB Nation | A History of Fire-v-Fire Internationals
MLSsoccer.com | Chicago Fire vs. D.C. United Match Preview
👀 Must-See Content | Johan Kappelhof grateful to be fit, back on the field
Fire defender Johan Kappelhof sat down with ChicagoFireFC.com ahead of Sunday's match to discuss the injury that kept him sidelined since March and how excited he is to help the team down the stretch in the playoff push.
🤔 Fast Fact
D.C. United will be playing Sunday's match under interim manager Chad Ashton after announcing they parted ways with head coach Ben Olsen on Thursday. Olsen had been at the helm for D.C. since 2010, after additionally representing them as a player from 1998-2007. Olsen was a starter in midfield for D.C. during the 1998 MLS Cup Final, in which the Fire were victorious in the Club's inaugural season.
🗣 Sound Off | Bobby Shuttleworth
After the team's training session at SeatGeek Stadium on Saturday, Fire goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth discussed his expectations for Sunday's meeting with D.C. United.
🆚 #CHIvDC All-Time
Sunday will be the Fire's first meeting with D.C. in 2020. The two sides evenly split their pair of matches in 2019, first drawing 3-3 at D.C.'s Audi Field on May 29 before playing to a 0-0 finish at SeatGeek Stadium on July 27.
The Fire’s all-time regular season record against D.C. United currently stands at 20-23-18 dating back the Fire's inaugural season in 1998.