Chicago Fire v Seattle Sounders: MLS Match-day 28

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SeatGeek Stadium sees Sunday action as Chicago take on Seattle – 3:00am GMT.

Chicago currently sitting in twelfth place, are five places lower than seventh placed Seattle, heading into the clash.

Chicago Fire’s MLS season, has so far seen them gain 20 points, going into this game

Chicago will hope to increase their wins in a row, having secured a 2-0 victory over Toronto FC in their last fixture.

Also, league success is all about winning football matches, any way you can, so 10 losses in 15 fixtures would not make this a successful season for Chicago. With 20 points, they currently sit twelfth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.

When Chicago host Seattle, they will do so on the back of four victories, three draws, and three defeats on their own ground.

A win in this fixture would take Chicago Fire’s points to 23 in the League.

Seattle Sounders’ campaign so far has seen them accrue 26 points this season

Brian Schmetzer will have impressed upon his team the importance of getting a positive result out of this game, following two successive defeats. First it was Toronto FC and then Portland Timbers, however this is something that their opponents will be aware of going into this fixture.

Also, Seattle keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last 11 fixtures is astonishing this season. With a seventh position in the league and 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, they currently have 26 points in the League.

Seattle’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Chicago. In the 8 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won three matches, drawn one game, and lost four games.

A win in this fixture, would take Seattle Sounders’s points from 26 to 29, so far this season.

Chicago Fire v Seattle Sounders – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Seattle with a greater number of wins. In the last 16 meetings, they have enjoyed nine wins, to Chicago’s three victories. In addition, Seattle have left Chicago with a win on nine out of 15 games. In their most recent meeting of this fixture Chicago Fire secured a 2-1 home win.

Players to watch

For Chicago, Chris has netted in 20 League matches so far, while Andrew Delmos is one of the top performing players after having scored in 18 League games this campaign for Seattle.