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New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire: Lineups, Game Highlights, and How to Watch

Lineups, streaming info, and live MLS coverage as the Fire face off against the Red Bulls

MLS: Eastern Conference Knockout Round-New York Red Bulls at Chicago Fire Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

MLS Week 8 | Red Bull Arena, Harrison NJ

Kickoff: 2:30pm CT

Referee: Robert Sibiga

Assistant Referees: Corey Parker, TJ Zablocki

4th Official: Jose Carlos Rivero

VAR: Jorge Gonzalez

The 2018 season has definitely not lived up to expectations for the Chicago Fire. While injuries have definitely played a role, this team is just not the best version of itself at the moment. In the midst of this weak start to the campaign, the Fire now face a difficult trip east to face the Red Bulls. The Fire are nursing a seven-game winless streak against RBNY, most recently dropping a 4-0 deuce in the MLS Cup Playoffs last year. Needless to say, the Men In Red have their work cut out for them.


Full Preview: Fire @ Red Bulls

Television: Univision Deportes

Online Streaming: Twitter

Live Updates: @HotTimeOldTown (livetweets by Ruben) | MLS Matchcenter

New York Red Bulls

Starting XI: Robles (c); Lawrence, Parker, Long, Murillo; Rzatkowski, Adams; Royer, Kaku, Valot; Wright-Philipps

Bench: Bezecourt, Collin, Davis, Etienne, Meara, Mines, Muyl

Chicago Fire

Starting XI: Sanchez; Vincent, Lillard, Schweinsteiger, Kappelhof, Ellis; Adams, McCarty (c), Katai; Collier, Nikolic

Bench: McLain, Campbell, Campos, Conner, Tchani, Bakero, Gordon


30’ 0-1 Katai


69’ 0-2 Nikolic (PK)

80’ 1-2 Wright-Philipps


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