Because of upcoming birth: Schweinsteiger misses game
Chicago Fire suffer another defeat in their second game of the season. Bastian Schweinsteiger misses the game because he stays with his pregnant wife in Chicago.
While his club Chicago Fire played their second game of the season in the MLS, world champion Bastian Schweinsteiger took care of his pregnant wife.
The 33-year-old stayed in Chicago because he and former tennis player Ana Ivanovic are expecting the birth of their first child together.
Chicago, however, suffered another defeat away to Minnesota United without Schweinsteiger on Saturday. The team from Illinois lost 1:2 (0:0).
The hosts left in the 55th minute. Minute by Brazilian Ibson in lead. Chicago countered just four minutes later through Elliott Collier. The winning goal for Minnesota was finally scored by Sam Nicholson in the 66th minute. Minute.
With a second defeat in their second game this season, Chicago Fire are currently in third last place in the Eastern Conference with zero points.