Philadelphia Union and Chicago Fire are drawn together in round 3 of the new campaign. Philadelphia Union fell to a surprise defeat in the second round against Inter Miami CF, while Chicago Fire were able to pull a draw against New York City FC, with a game in hand. Philadelphia Union will be playing at home, with a better record and will hope they can move on from the last defeat and get 6 points and for Chicago Fire, they will wish to avoid dropping more points as they did in the first round.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Philadelphia Union (LWWWW)
Philadelphia Union got a lot wrong in their last match against Inter Miami. They have now tasted their first defeat in the second match of the new campaign.
Philadelphia Union had an incredible pre-season preparation, as they had 5 wins and 2 draws in 7 matches. And then they went on to beat Columbus Crew 4-1 in the season opener. Unfortunately they failed to continue their excellent start against Inter Miami as they lost 2-0.
Against Columbus Crew, Philadelphia Union managed 41% of the possession, 5 shots on target and 2 corner kicks. And in the loss to Inter Miami, they had 52% possession, 4 shots on target and 5 corner kicks.
- Team Stats:- Without Clean sheet (3), First to Score (6/8), Less than 4.5 cards (8/9).
Chicago Fire (DLDDW)
Chicago Fire opened their season with a 1-1 draw against New York City FC. And during the pre-season, they won 2, drew 2 and lost 1. It's no surprise that Chicago Fire started with a defeat, as they showed no signs of progress during the pre-season. Now they face Philadelphia Union away from home in their second match.
Against New York City FC, Chicago Fire had 51% possession, 1 shot on target and 6 corner kicks. Gabriel Pereira scored first for New York City in the 39th minute and Chicago Fire drew level in the 75th minute through Fabian Herbers attempt.
- Team Streaks:- No wins (4), Without Clean sheet (3), Less than 4.5 cards (7/7), less than 10.5 corners (⅘)
Head to Head
Philadelphia Union and Chicago Fire have met 20 times in their history. Philadelphia Union have 10 wins, Chicago Fire have 7 wins and 3 matches ended in a draw. The head streaks between them are:-
- Philadelphia are without clean sheet in 4 meetings
- More than 4.5 cards was shown in 6/6 meetings
- More than 10.5 corners were played in ⅘ meeting
Expert Betting Tips
I back Philadelphia to return to winning ways in this match. They are playing at home and that's a huge advantage for this team. I'm unconvinced that Chicago Fire have to credentials to trouble Philadelphia Union away from home.
- Bet Home Win or Draw and Over 1.5 Goals at 1.88 Odds
- Bet Home to Score First Goal at 1.63 Odds
- Bet on Correct Score 2-1 at 6.8 Odds