Archive for June 2018

Fire v NYCFC match preview

What Are They All About? NYCFC Just keep swimming. This past weekend the Chicago Fire earned a point on the road in Seattle, drawing the Sounders 1-1, but will feel that they left two points on the table after an inspiring performance. Aleksander Katai reiterated his intent to stay in Chicago with yet another wonder... Read more »

Fire play to 1-1 draw in Seattle

An open and entertaining match should have produced more goals but the Fire were able to come away from Seattle with one point. Aleksandar Katai added to his highlight reel of goals with another impressive strike in the 9th minute that gave the Fire an early lead. Clint Dempsey equalized for Seattle in the 23rd... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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.

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 »
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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 »