| ||PROBABLE LINEUPS||Chicago Fire (4-4-2): Johnson; Anibaba, Berry, Soumare, Segares; Nyarko, Alex, Larentowicz, Lindpere; Magee, Rolfe.|
OUT: Arne Friedrich (hip tightness), Steven Kinney (R quad strain)
| ||PROBABLE LINEUPS||Colorado Rapids (4-3-3): Irwin; Mullan, Wynne, Moor, Klute; Sturgis, Powers, Rivero; Castrillon, Brown, Buddle.|
OUT: Diego Calderon (R knee surgery), Matt Pickens (L arm fracture), Brenton Griffiths (R shoulder dislocation)
QUESTIONABLE: Jaime Smith (R groin strain)
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Chicago's Mike Magee has four goals in four games in all competitions with the Fire since being acquired from the LA Galaxy.
The Rapids also made a deal with the Galaxy, sending veteran midfielder Pablo Mastroeni to the two-time defending MLS Cup champions this week.
The match is the first of three straight away from home for the Rapids, who will also play at Portland and at Montreal before returning to Dick's Sporting Goods Park.
Colorado's Atiba Harris is suspended for the match after receiving a red card in last weekend's loss to San Jose. Harris has a team-high four goals.
Both teams have sent representatives to the FIFA U-20 World Cup, with Colorado center back Shane O'Neill and Chicago forward Victor Pineda making the trip to Turkey.
Chicago is unbeaten in five matches in all competitions but remains 10 points out of the final playoff place in the Eastern Conference standings.