Chicago Fire try to end losing streak in matchup with D.C. United

Updated May. 24, 2024 2:16 a.m. ET

Chicago Fire (2-8-4, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. DC United (4-5-5, eighth in the Eastern Conference)

Washington; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE DC United -138, Chicago +330, Draw +285; over/under is 3.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Fire aim to end a four-game skid when they play D.C. United.


United is 3-5-3 against conference opponents. Christian Benteke leads the fifth-ranked scoring team in the Eastern Conference with 11. United has scored 20 goals.

The Fire are 1-6-4 in conference games. The Fire have a -13 goal differential, scoring 13 goals while allowing 26.

Saturday's game is the first meeting between these teams this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Benteke has scored 11 goals with two assists for United. Jacob Murrell has one goal over the last 10 games.

Hugo Cuypers has scored three goals for the Fire. Georgios Koutsias has one assist over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: United: 3-4-3, averaging 1.4 goals, 4.2 shots on goal and 5.0 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.8 goals per game.

Fire: 1-6-3, averaging 0.5 goals, 3.3 shots on goal and 5.3 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.7 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: United: William Conner Antley (injured), Russell Canouse (injured).

Fire: Chase Gasper (injured), Tobias Salquist (injured).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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