Last match: United 1-0 Reading (OG)
Reading looked the better side in the first-half and looked nearly took the lead as the tall striker Andrew Novakovich went through on goal, only for his effort to hit the bottom of the post and into the grateful gloves of Pereira. United came out much the stronger side in the second half and started adapting to attacking life without Andreas Pereria.
What Are They All About? Columbus Crew SC
It appears as if adaptability, knowledge, confidence, and resourcefulness are not always useful in acquiring three points. Sometimes you need grit, determination, the will to win, and to put it quite bluntly, ability. The Chicago Fire were lacking in all of the latter in their encounter with longtime rivals Columbus before the international break.