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Chicago Fire vs Minnesota United: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview

8:30 PM IST 23/04/22
Gabriel Slonina Chicago Fire 2022
The last regular-season meeting of these teams was in November 2020, when the sides drew 2-2

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Chicago Fire FC is set to take on Minnesota United FC on Saturday in an MLS match. Minnesota sits seventh in the Western Conference standings, while Chicago is in the same position in the Eastern Conference.

Watch Chicago Fire FC vs Minnesota United FC on fuboTV (free 7-day trial)

These two sides played a preseason match in January, with the sides drawing 0-0. The last regular-season meeting of these teams was in November 2020, when the sides drew 2-2.

Ahead of the game, GOAL has the details of how to watch on TV, stream online, team news and more.

Games Chicago Fire FC vs Minnesota United FC
Date April 23, 2022
Times 5:00 pm ET, 2:00 pm PT
Stream fubo TV (free 7-day trial)

TV channel, live stream & how to watch

In the United States (US), MLS matches can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (try for free).

New users can sign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which can be accessed via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV as well as on a web browser.

U.S. TV channelOnline stream
ESPNfubo TV (try for free)

Team news & rosters

PositionChicago roster
Goalkeepers Slonina, Richey, Brady
Defenders Sekulic, Bornstein, Czichos, Navarro, Espinoza, Omsberg, Pineda, Teran, Burks, Reynolds II
Midfielders Shaqiri, Herbers, Gimenez, Navarro, Oregel, Casas, Monis, Gutierrez

Forwards

Torres, Offor, Przybylko, Duran, Rodriguez, Bezerra, Ivanov

Chicago is coming off of a 0-0 draw against the LA Galaxy, with neither team having a single shot on target in the match. Overall, Chicago’s offense is struggling, with no goals over its last three MLS matches.

The team has scored just five goals all season, the fewest in MLS, but it’s also only allowed two goals so far, the best mark in the MLS. No other team has allowed fewer than four goals.

Kacper Przybylko is the only Chicago player with more than one goal this season, as he’s scored a pair of them.

Projected Chicago Fire FC starting XI: Espinoza, Pineda, Omsberg, Sekuliv, Navarro, Giménez, Bornstein, Gutiérrez, Ivanov, Przybylko; Slonina

PositionMinnesota roster
Goalkeepers Miller, Dick, St. Clair, Emmings
Defenders Montgomery, Dibassy, Kallman, Boxall, Metanire, Padelford, Taylor, Kibunguchy, Gasper, Fisher, Lawrence
Midfielders Hayes, Rosales, Reynoso, Hansen, Lod, Trapp, Hunou, Jackson, Dotson, Arriaga
Forwards Fragapane, Amarilla, Oluwaseyi, Danladi, Hlongwane, McMaster, Weah

Minnesota is coming off of a 3-1 victory over Colorado in its most recent MLS match, with Bakaye Dibassy, Robin Lod and Abu Danladi each scoring goals in the match. The team recorded the win despite having fewer shots and shots on target.

That scoring outburst represented 37.5% of the team’s total scoring this season, as the club has scored just eight goals overall. Adrian Heath’s squad has a plus-two goal differential.

Lod currently shares the team lead in goals with Luis Amarilla with two apiece.

Projected Minnesota United FC starting XI: Dotson, Boxall, Dibassy, Lawrence, Arriaga, Trapp, Lod, Reynoso, Fragapane, Amarilla; Clair

Last five results

Chicago resultsMinnesota results
Chicago Fire 2 (4)-(5) 2 Union Omaha (Apr 19)Forward Madison 0-2 Minnesota United (Apr 20)
Chicago Fire 0 0 LA Galaxy (Apr 16)Minnesota United 3-1 Colorado Rapids (Apr 16)
Orlando City SC 1-0 Chicago Fire (Apr 9)Austin FC 1-0 Minnesota United (Apr 10)
Chicago Fire 0-0 FC Dallas (Apr 2)Minnesota United 1-2 Seattle Sounders (Apr 2)
Chicago Fire 3-1 Sporting Kansas City (Mar 19)Minnesota United 1-0 San Jose Earthquakes (Mar 19)

Head-to-head

DateResult
11/4/2020Minnesota 2-2 Chicago
5/11/2019Chicago 2-0 Minnesota
3/17/2018Minnesota 2-1 Chicago
8/26/2017Chicago 1-2 Minnesota