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Juan Luis Anangono starts again for Chicago Fire; Chris Rolfe is left at home

Aug 17, 2013, 7:54 PM EDT

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Recently added Chicago Fire Designated Player striker Juan Luis Anangono started once again for Chicago tonight, the second consecutive MLS match the Ecuadorian has done so.

Fire manager Frank Klopas indicated some “soreness” for Chris Rolfe (pictured) this week, but the Fire attacker who was expected to lead the attack around Toyota Park this year was at training on Friday.

More curiously, Rolfe did not make the trip into New England.

Anangono started last week as well as Chicago prevailed over Montreal. Rolfe also came off the bench on that one.

It’s been a tough year for Rolfe, who found a little more joy – just like the entire team – upon Magee’s arrival in May. Still, four goals and no assists is not where Klopas needs Rolfe to be with just 10 matches remaining after tonight.

Keep an eye on this one …

  1. footballer4ever - Aug 17, 2013 at 8:47 PM

    Morning football with EPL, night football with MLS! Watching NY vs Phi on NBCSN while tuning in to other matches via MLSlive too.

  2. Jackson Scofield - Aug 18, 2013 at 12:48 AM

    Rolfe is injured, nothing to see here.

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