Archive for August 2018

Fire, Crew play to 1-1 draw

The Fire managed to halt their eight game losing streak in league play with a 1-1 draw against the Columbus Crew at Toyota Park. The team’s more conservative approach continued with Bastian Schweinsteiger floating in and out of the backline and a high pressing style almost worked against Columbus for the second time this season.... Read more »

Fire v Crew match preview

What Are They All About? Columbus Crew “It’s a falling domino and nobody stops the domino.” This past weekend the Chicago Fire lost on the road in Montreal by a score of 2-1. They gave up a goal in the dying seconds of the game to lose their eighth straight MLS match and their ninth... Read more »

Impact push Fire losing streak to 8

Another late goal and another loss. Montreal defender Daniel Lovitz bounced a volley into the net in the 91st minute of play to hand the Fire their eighth consecutive loss in league play and essentially put a stake through the heart of any playoff hopes. Ignacio Piatti converted a penalty kick in the 6th minute... Read more »
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Fire v Impact match preview

Qui sont-ils? Aperçu du Match Contre Montreal Après moi, le deluge. This past weekend the Chicago Fire lost a seventh consecutive MLS match, extending a franchise record which now finds them rooted to the bottom of the Eastern Conference. Chicago’s points per game ratio under the guidance of the current regime has now dropped to... Read more »

Red Bulls hand Fire seventh straight loss

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The Fire’s slim playoff hopes slid further into the distance after a seventh consecutive loss in league play and eight overall against MLS competition. Following Wednesday night’s US Open Cup disappointment, both Nemanja Nikolic and Aleksandar Katai started on the bench. The Fire mustered one shot one goal but played a more cohesive defensive game... Read more »

Fire v NYRB match preview

What Are They All About? New York Red Bull Done and dusted. This past Wednesday the Chicago Fire were ousted from the US Open Cup by the Philadelphia Union. After a strong first half, the Fire completely lost the plot and gave up three tallies after the sixtieth minute to lose 3-0 at Talen Energy... Read more »
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Fire eliminated from USOC play

The Fire lost yet another US Open Cup semifinal in crushing fashion. The Philadelphia Union walked away with a 3-0 victory to advance to the final against the Houston Dynamo in September. Cory Burke scored in the 60th and 78th minutes to take control of the match and CJ Sapong added an 86th minute tally... Read more »

Fire v Union USOC semfinal match preview

What Are They All About? Philadelphia Union Another unwanted record. This past weekend the Chicago Fire lost to Real Salt Lake by a score of 2-1. The result marked a club record sixth consecutive loss. The streak can be added to the current ownership’s trophy cabinet which also includes the lowest points total in club... Read more »

Real Salt Lake hand Fire sixth consecutive defeat

A Damir Kreilach brace pushed Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 victory over the Fire. The loss was the team’s sixth straight in league play an establishes a new club record for consecutive losses. Bastian Schweisteiger scored the Fire’s only goal with a 30-yard rocket in the 48th minute that leveled the match at one... Read more »
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Fire v Real Salt Lake match preview

What Are They All About? Real Salt Lake This past weekend the Chicago Fire lost on the road against Toronto FC. The 3-0 scoreline accurately illustrated the match and the result has severely dented Chicago’s slim playoff hopes. Out-shot, out-possessed, out-passed, and outplayed, the Fire are in dire straits. A streak of five consecutive losses... Read more »