Columbus visits Chicago on 5-game slide
Bridgeview, Illinois; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Columbus looks to break a five-game losing streak with a win over Chicago.
The Fire are 3-5-4 against Eastern Conference opponents. Chicago is 1-5-0 in one-goal games.
The Crew are 3-6-2 against Eastern Conference opponents. Columbus is 1-0-0 when it records more than two goals.
The matchup Wednesday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: Chicago: 2-5-3, averaging 1.5 goals, 0.8 assists, 5.5 shots on goal and 5.5 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.8 goals per game.
Columbus: 1-8-1, averaging 0.8 goals, 0.4 assists, 2.3 shots on goal and 6.2 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.7 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Chicago: Bastian Schweinsteiger.