Fire v Sounders match preview

What Are They All About? Seattle Sounders Magic indeed. This past Wednesday the Chicago Fire defeated Atlanta United in the US Open Cup by a score line of 1-0. A brilliant team move that started in their own defensive third was finished off by Nemanja Nikolic and Chicago held on against a makeshift Atlanta lineup... Read more »

Fire advance to USOC quarterfinals with win over Atlanta United

The Fire defeated Atlanta United 1-0 on the road to advance to the quarterfinals of the US Open Cup tournament. After a fairly even first half, Aleksandar Katai, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Luis Solignac, and Nemanja Nikolic combined for a picturesque team goal in the 54th minute. The Fire fielded a strong line-up while Atlanta chose to... Read more »

Fire v Atlanta United USOC match preview

What Are They All About? Atlanta United Some much needed rest. This past weekend the Chicago Fire enjoyed a break in the MLS schedule an d it could not have come at a better time. Winless since May 26th, the Fire have found themselves amidst an injury spell that has left the squad especially thin.... Read more »
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Fire and Rapids draw 2-2

The Fire managed to salvage a point against the team currently sitting at the bottom of the MLS standings. After going down 2-0 in the first fifteen minutes, an own goal followed by a brilliant Aleksandar Katai strike leveled the game in the 24th minute. The Fire controlled most of the play but couldn’t break... Read more »

Fire v Rapids match preview

What Are They All About? Colorado Rapids Snatching a draw from the jaws of victory. This past weekend the Chicago Fire drew the New England Revolution 1-1 at Toyota Park. The match was fairly even statistically and fairly entertaining in terms of action. However, a Richard Sanchez blunder in the eighty-second minute resulted in a... Read more »

Fire v Revolution match gallery

Fire v Revolution match gallery
Sean King’s match photos.
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Fire drop points late in 1-1 draw with New England

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The Fire took a 1-0 lead into the 82nd minute of a fairly evenly matched contest against an Eastern Conference playoff contender. An unfortunate bounce and a Richard Sanchez bobble led to Teal Bunbury’s equalizer and dropped the Fire’s home record to 3-4-2 on the season. Bastian Schweinsteiger gave the Fire a lead with a... Read more »

Fire v Revolution match preview

What Are They All About? New England Revolution A chance for momentum. This past Wednesday the Chicago Fire defeated the Columbus Crew in the US Open Cup. Although the match ultimately needed eleven rounds of penalties to be decided, goalkeeper Richard Sanchez came through with a well taken spot kick and a save against his... Read more »

Fire v Crew USOC match preview

What Are They All About? Columbus Crew Open Cup Less than happy. This past weekend the Chicago Fire defeated the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 at Toyota Park but despite the result, head coach Veljko Paunovic spent a portion of his post-match presser lamenting missed chances and shambolic defending in the final twenty minutes. While a... Read more »
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Paunovic not happy with Fire's 2-1 win over San Jose

The Fire won a game they had to win by defeating a weak San Jose side at home but Veljko Paunovic wasn’t happy with his team following the match. The coach cited a lack of seriousness and professionalism in closing out the contest. The Fire took a two-goal lead on scores by Alan Gordon and... Read more »