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Chicago Fire vs Toronto FC: Gameday Primer, How To Watch, & Open Thread

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

MLS: Chicago Fire at Toronto FC John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Fire vs Toronto FC

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

MLS Week 21 | Toyota Park, Bridgeview IL

Kickoff: 6:00pm CT

Referee: Sorin Stoica

Assistant Referees: Jason White, Peter Balciunas

4th Official: Rubiel Vazquez

VAR: Armando Villarreal

The Chicago Fire host the defending MLS Cup champions tonight. Given their difficult season, and given their current league form (three straight losses and just four points from their last five games), that sounds pretty scary at first blush. But then you look at Toronto’s form. All of a sudden this looks doable.


Full Preview: Fire vs TFC

Television: N/A

Online Streaming: ESPN+

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


Starting XI: Sanchez; Corrales, Campbell, Kappelhof, Ellis; Bronico, Schweinsteiger (c); Edwards, Campos, Katai; Nikolic

Bench: Cleveland, Ramos, Vincent, Adams, Tchani, Gordon, Solignac


Starting XI: Bono, Mavinga, Zavaleta, Van Der Wiel, Morrow, Morgan, Bradley (c), Delgado, Osorio, Altidore, Giovinco

Bench: Irwin, Hagglund, Vazquez, Hernandez, Chapman, Akinola, Telfer


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