Crew returns home this weekend to face Chicago at 7:30 p.m. at Crew Stadium

The Crew returns home this weekend to take on the Chicago Fire on Saturday, September 17, at 7:30 p.m. (ET) at Columbus Crew Stadium.

Saturday's game matches The Crew with the fourth-place team from the Eastern Conference, allowing them a chance to pick up more points in the race for the final playoff spot in the same conference. The team is currently 12 points away from the fourth and final playoff spot with just seven games remaining.

The Crew (9-13-3, 30 pts.) is 5-3-1 under Interim Head Coach Robert Warzycha after losing to the New England Revolution, 3-1, on the road in Foxboro on Saturday. Chicago (13-10-3, 42 pts.) sits in fourth place in the Eastern Conference after a 2-1 victory over the L.A. Galaxy on the road on Sunday, September 4.

Saturday's game will be televised nationally on HDNet, in high definition. It can be heard in English on 103.9, TED-FM, or in Spanish on AM-1550, Radio Sol. It can also be heard in English and Spanish on-line at and

Tickets for Crew home games can be acquired at the Crew Stadium Box Office, at any area Ticket Master outlet, via phone at 614-431-3600 or on line at