Archive for May 2015

Real Salt Lake 2 Fire 1 - recap and ratings

Chicago Fire forward Guly do Prado (23) moves the ball up the pitch against Real Salt Lake midfielder Luis Gil (10) at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL on Saturday, May 09, 2015 (Sean King for Chicago Fire Confidential)
The Fire’s woes in the final third and difficulties against the Western Conference continued in a 2-1 loss to a Real Salt Lake team that had been struggling to generate anything offensively themselves. The visitors didn’t exactly bust out of their own season long offensively slump but managed to score two goals with their only... Read more »

Fire v Real Salt Lake match preview

Time for another look at the opponent from Martin Tomszak. What Are They All About? Real Salt Lake Preview After a disappointing road loss in Kansas City the Fire will look to bounce back at home against Real Salt Lake. Despite losing every match they have played against Western conference opponents (0-4), the Fire will... Read more »

Fire notebook - strikers/goals, Accam's red card, and more

The Fire’s lack of production from the forward position isn’t at panic level yet but Frank Yallop told reporters during his weekly conference call this morning that the technical staff is very aware of the issues so far this season. “We’re looking at it and we’re not blind to it,” said Yallop. For the immediate... Read more »

Sporting KC 1 Fire 0 - recap and ratings

A loss in the Kansas City isn’t the end of the world after three straight victories but wasted opportunities and lack of clarity in the final third make this game more frustrating than the score and the statistics indicate. Sporting held a 57-43 possession advantage over ninety minutes but the Fire showed that they have... Read more »

Fire v Sporting KC match preview

Here’s another look at the upcoming game by Martin Tomszak. Sporting is nowhere near the defensive club they were two seasons ago. What Are They All About? Sporting Kansas City Preview Three in a row. That’s the phrase on the tip of everyone’s tongue after another hard fought win by the Chicago Fire. This week... Read more »