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By The Numbers: Sporting KC at Chicago Fire

20 August 10:32 am

By The Numbers: Sporting KC at Chicago Fire

By Jonathon Feyerherm

Sporting Kansas City will travel to face the Chicago Fire for the 46th time in MLS (regular season) on Friday evening at Toyota Park. The two teams last met on July 7, 2013 at Toyota Park with Sporting KC winning the match 2-1 on goals from Benny Feilhaber and Graham Zusi.

A few individual stats

  • Uri Rosell is third in MLS with 1287 passes
  • Sean Johnson is tied in MLS with eight saves (twice) in a match
  • Graham Zusi has scored three goals in his last three matches vs Chicago
  • Mike Magee is averaging a goal every 120 minutes

Head To Head (MLS regular season)

Overall: 12-23-10

Home Matches: 8-8-8 (33 goals scored, 37 goals conceded)

Away Matches: 4-15-2 (21 goals scored, 44 goals conceded)

Team Leaders

Sporting KC Stat Chicago Fire
Claudio Bieler 9 GOALS Mike Magee 8
Graham Zusi 6 ASSISTS Joel Lindpere 6
Claudio Bieler 66 SHOTS Chris Rolfe 54
Oriol Rosell 52 FOULS Jeff Larentowicz 33
 Jimmy Nielsen 49 SAVES Sean Johnson 57
Jimmy Nielsen 1.00 GAA Sean Johnson 1.24

Season Stats

  Sporting KC Chicago Fire
Shots (on goal) 384 (117) 315 (116)
Fouls Committed (Suffered) 371 (323) 259 (264)
Duels Won (Avg) 50.68% 50.66%
Passes (Avg) 422 326
Passing Accuracy (Avg) 77.88% 72.87%
Possession (Avg) 56.57% 43.74%

Last 10 MLS regular season matches

Date Score Result Location
08/16/2009 2-0 L CommunityAmerica Ballpark
05/15/2010 2-2 T CommunityAmerica Ballpark
10/12/2010 2-0 W Toyota Park
03/26/2011 2-0 W Toyota Park
06/09/2011 0-0 T Sporting Park
05/12/2012 2-1 L Toyota Park
06/29/2012 1-0 L Sporting Park
09/28/2012 2-0 W Sporting Park
03/16/2013 0-0 T Sporting Park
07/07/2013 2-1 W Toyota Park