“Local Standout Justin Meram leads Charlotte FC against the Chicago Fire” by The Associated Press

Chicago Fire (3-3-5, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte FC (4-5-3, fifth in the Eastern Conference)

Charlotte, North Carolina; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLS LINE: Charlotte FC -102, Chicago +255, Draw +258; over/under is 2.5 goals


Justin Meram leads Charlotte FC into a matchup with the Chicago Fire after a two-goal performance against Atlanta United.

Charlotte is 4-3-2 in conference games. Charlotte is 10th in the Eastern Conference with 44 shots on goal, averaging 3.7 per game.

The Fire are 1-2-5 against Eastern Conference teams. The Fire are 3-2 in one-goal games.

The teams meet Wednesday for the first time this season.


Enzo Copetti has scored four goals for Charlotte. Kamil Jozwiak has two goals and three assists over the past 10 games.

Kei Kamara has four goals for the Fire. Chris Mueller has scored two goals over the past 10 games.


Charlotte: 4-3-3, averaging 1.5 goals, 3.7 shots on goal and 4.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.8 goals per game.

Fire: 3-3-4, averaging 1.3 goals, 3.5 shots on goal and 4.3 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.5 goals per game.


Charlotte: Bill Tuiloma (injured), Kerwin Vargas (injured), George Marks (injured), Joseph Mora (injured), Guzman Corujo (injured).

Fire: Robert Jonathan Dean Jr. (injured), Carlos Teran (injured), Maren Haile-Selassie (injured), Rafael Czichos (injured).


Author: The Associated Press

Photo Credit: © Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

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By Published On: May 17th, 2023Categories: Detroit Sports, Soccer

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