Archive for May 2019

Fire v Atlanta United match prevew

What Are They All About? Atlanta United   Vintage MLS. This past Wednesday the Chicago Fire drew on the road against DC United. The 3-3 thriller had everything that a neutral onlooker could ask for. Both sides showed flashes of brilliance with Chicago looking like Barcelona at times in possession and DC countering with moves reminiscent... Read more »

Fire, DC play to wild 3-3 draw

The Fire and DC United played to a wildly entertaining midweek 3-3 draw. The match featured the return of Nicolas Gaitan to the lineup and Aleksandar Katai causing fits for the DC backline throughout all ninety minutes. CJ Sapong gave the Fire the lead in the 12th minute, heading home a Gaitan free kick. Three... Read more »

Fire v DC United match preview

What Are They All About? DC United   A point accrued is two points dropped. This past weekend the Chicago Fire drew 1-1 against NYCFC at SeatGeek Stadium. The result means that although their undefeated home streak stretches to six matches, when it comes to the playoff picture the Fire are still on the outside looking... Read more »
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Fire, NYCFC play to a draw

CJ Sapong scored his fifth goal of the season in the 28th minute of a well played first half to give the Fire an edge over visiting New York City FC. The goal was originally waved off due to an offside call but referee Ramy Touchan utilized VAR to overturn the call. At first glance,... Read more »

Fire v New York City FC match preview

What Are They All About? New York City FC Just ok and that’s ok. This past weekend the Chicago Fire Soccer Club lost against the San Jose Earthquakes by a score line of 4-1. Although the match saw Chris Wondolowski set the all-time MLS goal scoring record, the result itself will mean very little in... Read more »

Fire humbled in 4-1 defeat at San Jose

Following up their two best games of the year with a road match while missing arguably the team’s best offensive and defensive players, the Fire allowed four Chris Wondolowski goals en route to a 4-1 defeat. Wondolowski came into the match needing two scores to break Landon Donovan’s mark and become MLS’s all-leading goal scorer... Read more »
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Fire v Earthquakes match preview

What Are They All About? San Jose Earthquakes   A statement of intent. This past weekend the Chicago Fire defeated Minnesota United FC at SeatGeek Stadium by a score line of 2-0. The result was their second consecutive victory and third match on the trot without a loss. Although Adrian Heath and his charges left without... Read more »

Fire v Minnesota United match day photo gallery

Fire v Minnesota United match day photo gallery
More of Sean King’s work during the Fire’s 2-0 victory over Minnesota.

Fire defeat Minnesota 2-0

It wasn’t the all out beat down of Wednesday night’s match against New England but the Fire’s 2-0 victory over Minnesota United was an effective, professional result nonetheless. The win leveled their record to 4-4-4 on the season and places them in position to battle for a playoff spot with one-third of the season already... Read more »
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Fire v Minnesota United match preview

What Are They All About? Minnesota United FC   Finally clicking? This past Wednesday the Chicago Fire Soccer Club defeated the New England Revolution at SeatGeek stadium. Onlookers were treated to a goal-fest as the hosts put five tallies into Matt Turner’s net. The match saw a series of firsts as Nicolas Gaitan and Przemek Frankowski... Read more »