Archive for June 2017

Fire v Atlanta United match preview

What Are They All About? Atlanta United  MLS voodoo. Each team in MLS typically has two or three matches a season that just make absolutely no sense. This past weekend the Chicago Fire had one of theirs, drawing 0-0 away to Orlando despite being up two men for a long portion of the match. Missing... Read more »

Fire 0 Orlando City 0 - recap and ratings

The Fire wasted an opportunity to pick up three points on the road against a direct Eastern Conference playoff rival. Thanks to a questionable straight red card shown to Rafael Ramos in the 26th minute and another straight red to Antonio Nocerino in the 66th, Chicago played with an advantage for much of the game... Read more »

Fire v Orlando City match preview

What Are They All About? Orlando City SC  They’re here to stay. Last Thursday the Chicago Fire defeated FC Dallas 2-1 to firmly cement second place in the Eastern Conference standings. Perhaps more impressively, Chicago beat a good Western Conference opponent by limiting their chance creation in the final third and dictating the tempo and... Read more »