7:30 pm ET (HDNet; FS-NE; FS-Chi)
The bottom two teams in the Eastern Conference play for the second time in three days having settled nothing in their first meeting on Sunday in Chicago, drawing 1-1 before the largest-ever crowd to see a Fire game in Chicago. The Revolution return home having won just once in six matches, five points behind the Fire, who now haven't won in five games themselves.
REFEREE: Alex Prus. SAR (bench): Richard Eddy; JAR (opposite): Bahij Salman; 4th: Erich Simmons
MLS Career: 75 games; FC/gm: 30.7; Y/gm: 3.6; R: 15; pens: 27
Games involving Revolution: P19 W6 L12 T1; FC/gm: 31.6; Y/gm: 3.5; R: 6; pens: 5
Games involving Fire: P10 W5 L3 T2; FC/gm: 32.5; Y/gm: 4.3; R: 2; pens: 5
INJURY REPORT: CHICAGO FIRE - OUT: MD Jesse Marsch (R ankle cartilage damage); DOUBTFUL: DF Evan Whitfield (R groin strain); QUESTIONABLE: FW Ante Razov (R ankle sprain); MD Chris Armas (R knee inflammation) ... NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION - OUT: DF Carlos Llamosa (L knee sprain); FW Joe-Max Moore (R knee sprain); DF Rusty Pierce (R quadriceps contusion); MD Jose Cancela (R hip strain); DOUBTFUL: GK Kyle Singer (R shoulder sprain); GK Adin Brown (concussion); PROBABLE: MD Shalrie Joseph (L hip flexor/quadriceps); MD Jose Cancela (R hip strain)
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none
YELLOW PERIL: NE: Marshall Leonard (18 CP)
ALL-TIME (17 meetings): Revolution 6 wins (0 shootout), 27 goals ... Fire 6 wins (0 shootout), 25 goals ... 5 draws
AT FOXBOROUGH (8 meetings): Revolution 4 wins (0 shootout), 15 goals ... Fire 3 wins (0 shootout), 11 goals ... 1 draw
NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION
The New England Revolution gained points for just the third time in the last eight matches, snapping a two-game losing streak on the road with the 1-1 draw in Chicago. The Revolution remained in fifth place in the Eastern Conference with 13 points from 15 matches, five points behind the fourth-place Chicago Fire and nine points out of first place.
The Chicago Fire saw their winless streak extended to five matches, still managing to halt a two-game losing streak with the 1-1 draw against the Revolution at home. The Fire remained in fourth place in the East with 18 points from 15 matches, five ahead of New England and just four off the pace of the leading MetroStars.