Posts in category "2013 US Open Cup"

DC United 2 Fire 0 - USOC disappointment

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In a bitterly disappointing result for supporters and the entire organization, the Fire failed to earn an opportunity to play for a fifth US Open Cup title. A 2-0 loss to a DC United side that had not won once on the road against MLS competition all season exposed some of the reasons why the... Read more »

USOC Semi-Final match day - Fire v DC United

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Segares, Berry, Soumare, Anibaba M Duka, Larentowicz, Alex, Nyarko F Rolfe, Magee Bench: Tornaghi, Jumper, Pause, Paladini, Lindpere, Amarikwa, Anangono DC United GK Willis D Korb, Jakovic, Woolard, Riley M Deleon, Kitchen, Thorrington, Porter F Silva, De Rosario Bench: Hamid, Kemp, White, Jeffrey, Nyassi, Pontius, Doyle

Fire v DC United USOC semi-final preview

The Fire resume their quest for a fifth US Open Cup title against DC United and it probably won’t be as easy as last month’s 4-1 victory over their old rivals from the early days of MLS. In that match a second minute strike from Chris Rolfe and another from Joel Lindpere nine minutes later... Read more »

Fire win 5-1 - advance to USOC semi-final

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Two wins away from a trophy and CONCACAF Champions League play in 2014. The Fire advanced to the US Open Cup semi-finals by defeating USL-Pro side Orlando City SC 5-1. Strong performances from Sean Johnson, Chris Rolfe, Patrick Nyarko, and Dilly Duka pushed the Fire past the giant-slaying underdog darlings of this year’s tournament. Johnson... Read more »

USOC match day - Fire v Orlando City

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Anibaba, Berry, Soumare, Segares M Nyarko, Alex, Larentowicz, Duka F Rolfe, Magee Bench: Tornaghi, Lindpere, MacDonald, Paladini, Santos, Thompson, Videira Orlando City SC GK Gallardo D Songo’o, Burke, Boden, Valentino M Pulis, Mbengue, O’Connor, Molino F Dwyer, Tan Bench: Kempin, Diakhite, Duke, Chin, Alexandre

Fire defeat Crew 2-1 - advance to USOC quarterfinals

The Fire advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2013 US Open Cup tournament by defeating the Columbus Crew 2-1 at Toyota Park. Mike Magee scored his fourth goal in as many appearances since joining the club and Patrick Nyarko provided the game winner in the 78th minute. The game was rescheduled for Thursday at noon... Read more »

Fire v Crew - USOC live stream

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Can’t get out of work this afternoon because you’ve got TPS reports to complete? No problem. Catch the live stream and share your thoughts here.   Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Segares, Berry, Soumare, Anibaba M Duka, Pause, Alex, Nyarko F Rolfe, Magee Bench: Tornaghi, Jumper, Videira, Larentowicz, Paladini, Santos, MacDonald Crew GK... Read more »

Fire v Crew - USOC 4th round preview

Win and advance to the quarterfinals. The one game finality is what makes tournaments like the US Open Cup exciting. The Fire will have a chance to continue onward in their quest for a 5th USOC title but first they’ll need to dispatch rival Columbus in order to do so. The Crew aren’t in a... Read more »

Midweek notes - USOC quarterfinal draws

The Fire host Columbus next Wednesday in round 3 of the US Open Cup and if they manage to win that game they will host a Quarterfinal match at Toyota Park on June 26. US Soccer announced the draw results this afternoon. Should the Fire win against their rivals from Ohio they will face the... Read more »

Fire defeat Charlotte 2-0, advance in USOC

A new look line-up put together a solid performance against USL-Pro side Charlotte Eagles enabling the Fire to advance to the fourth round of the US Open Cup tournament. Frank Klopas featured a starting eleven that included most of the usual first choice selections including newly acquired forward Mike Magee. The Chicago native wasted no... Read more »