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Philadelphia Union vs Chicago Fire: Gameday Primer, How To Watch, & Open Thread

Lineups, streaming info, and live USOC coverage as the Fire face off against Philadelphia

MLS: Philadelphia Union at Chicago Fire Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union vs Chicago Fire

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

USOC Semifinal | Talen Energy Stadium, Chester PA

Kickoff: 6:00pm CT

Referee: Ramy Touchan

Assistant Referees: Craig Lowry, Tom Felice

4th Official: Thomas Snyder

The entire season comes down to tonight’s US Open Cup clash. The Fire take on the Union in a do-or-die semifinal. Win, and the Fire book a place in the Final and have a chance to redeem what has been a terrible season. Lose, and we get to spend the next two months waiting for the sweet release of the offseason.


Full Preview: Fire @ Union

Television: N/A

Online Streaming:

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


Starting XI: Blake; Rosenberry, Elliot, Trusty, Gaddis; Medunjanin, Bedoya; Accam, Dockal, Picault; Burke

Bench: McCarthy, Marquez, Fabinho, Creavalle, Jones, Herbers, Sapong


Starting XI: Sanchez; Corrales, Vincent, Kappelhof, Hasler; Bronico, McCarty (c), Katai, Schweinsteiger, Edwards; Nikolic

Bench: Cleveland, Campbell, Ellis, Lillard, Conner, Johnson, Gordon


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