Major League Soccer: New York RB and Chicago Fire draw a frantic match 3-3 on Wednesday

MONTCLAIR. New York RB and Chicago Fire went through a rollercoaster before drawing 3-3.

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MONTCLAIR. New York RB and Chicago Fire went through a rollercoaster before drawing 3-3.

The match was played at the MSU Soccer Park at Pittser Field stadium in Montclair on Wednesday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Ted Unkel with the assistance of Peter Balciunas and Ryan Graves. The 4th official was Nima Saghafi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 18.5 degrees Celsius or 65.23 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 45%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. New York RB was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Chicago Fire that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Chicago Fire was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Chicago Fire to win the contest​.

New York RB shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Chicago Fire shot 12 times, 6 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

New York RB received 3 yellow cards (C. Harper, T. Edwards and S. Nealis). On the other side, Chicago Fire received 4 yellow cards (C. Teran, J. Espinoza, M. Navarro and W. Omsberg).

After playing this contest, New York RB will have 19 points like LA Galaxy, Cincinnati and Real Salt Lake to stay in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Chicago Fire will have 10 points like Seattle Sounders and SJ Earthquakes to stay in the 27th place.

Match Events

  • 1'
    1'

    C. Teran

  • 19'
    19'

    J. Espinoza

  • 19'
    19'

    L. Morgan (Penalty)

  • 26'
    26'

    C. Harper

  • 38'
    38'

    C. Mueller

    B. Gutierrez

  • 46'
    46'

    B. Sekulic

    J. Espinoza

  • 46'
    46'

    G. Gimenez

    C. Teran

  • 49'
    49'

    W. Omsberg

    J. Duran

  • 54'
    54'

    P. Klimala

    T. Barlow

  • 54'
    54'

    Luquinhas

    D. Yearwood

  • 58'
    58'

    C. Harper

  • 63'
    63'

    T. Edwards

  • 65'
    65'

    J. M. Torres Ramirez I.

    B. Gutierrez

  • 66'
    66'

    S. Nealis

  • 66'
    66'

    J. Pendant

    C. Harper

  • 70'
    70'

    M. Navarro

  • 71'
    71'

    K. Przybylko

    J. Duran

  • 76'
    76'

    Z. Ryan

    L. Morgan

  • 80'
    80'

    F. Herbers

    C. Mueller

  • 85'
    85'

    W. Omsberg

  • 89'
    89'

    X. Shaqiri

  • 90'
    90'

    P. Klimala

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, New York RB will play away with Inter Miami on the 22nd of May with a 3-1 head to head statistic in favor of New York RB (0 draws).

Chicago Fire will play away with New York City on the 22nd of May with a 8-3 head to head statistic in favor of New York City (5 draws).

New York RB: Formation and Lineups

New York RB started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Gerhard Struber chose to play with the following team: Carlos Miguel (6.2), Tom Edwards (6.8), Sean Nealis (6.8), Aaron Long (6.8), Cameron Harper (6.9), Frankie Amaya (6.8), Dru Yearwood (6.7), Lewis Morgan (6.4), Cristian Cásseres Jr. (6.2), Omir Fernandez (7.8) and Tom Barlow (6.6).

Substitutes

New York RB made 4 changes: T. Barlow for P. Klimala (54′), D. Yearwood for Luquinhas (54′), C. Harper for J. Pendant (66′) and L. Morgan for Z. Ryan (76′).

Top player: Omir Fernandez

The player who no doubt impressed New York RB the most was Omir Fernandez.

His rating is (7.8) with 20 passes (70% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.

Chicago Fire: Formation and Lineups

Chicago Fire started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Ezra Hendrickson played with: Gabriel Slonina (5.8), Jhon Espinoza (6.1), Carlos Teran (6.6), Wyatt Omsberg (7.3), Miguel Navarro (6.4), Federico Navarro (7.3), Mauricio Pineda (7.0), Chris Mueller (7.4), Xherdan Shaqiri (6.7), Brian Gutierrez (7.1) and Jhon Durán (7.3).

Substitutes

Chicago Fire made 5 changes: J. Espinoza for B. Sekulic (46′), C. Teran for G. Gimenez (46′), B. Gutierrez for J. M. Torres Ramirez I. (65′), J. Duran for K. Przybylko (71′) and C. Mueller for F. Herbers (80′).

Top player: Chris Mueller

The player who no doubt impressed Chicago Fire the most was Chris Mueller.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 30 passes (86% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7.

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