Category: Chicago Fire vs. Colorado Rapids

Fire vs. Rapids: Match Preview

This morning, I wrote a brief piece for MLSsoccer.com detailing some key points the Fire will need to focus on if they want to come out of tomorrow’s match at the Colorado Rapids with a result. I mentioned the skill of the Rapids’ forward tandem of Conor Casey and Omar Cummings. I discussed the strength... Read more »

Fire 3 - Rapids 2: Comeback Kids

The Fire pulled off a wild one tonight – getting three goals in the last 20 minutes to defeat the Colorado Rapids 3-2. “This was a test for us, this was a test to see what kind of character we have,” said a very happy Jon Busch. “Everybody stepped up. We got behind the eight... Read more »

Matchday: 8-23

Hey everybody, I’m getting settled in at the Toyota Park press box ahead of tonight’s match so it’s really way past time that this post went up. I’ll be posting some info in the comments section as we go along here so look for that.  And as always, feel free to share any thoughts you... Read more »
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Fire vs. Colorado Rapids: Match Preview

The Fire, fresh off of Wednesday night’s weak performance in a 2-0 loss to the L.A. Galaxy, will be looking to reverse their fortunes Sunday evening, when they take on the Colorado Rapids at Toyota Park (5 p.m. on My50). The match will be the second time the Fire and Rapids have met in 2009.... Read more »

Thorrington's Thoughts

Hey everyone, kind of a slower news day (so far…) for the Fire so I thought I’d run a little piece giving you guys John Thorrington’s take on the yellow card that he picked up Wednesday night and on how his previously injured groin held up in the match. The 29-year-old Thorrington drew the ire... Read more »

Fire vs. Rapids: Player Evaluations

Before I get to the player evaluations from the Fire’s 2-1 win over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night, I thought I’d share a highlight video of the match for those who are interested. It’s always good to relive a Fire win and seeing those goals again should bring a smile to your face on... Read more »
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Feelin' that Rocky Mountain High: Fire 2 - Rapids 1

The Fire was able to put an end to their three-game MLS losing streak on Saturday night, defeating the Colorado Rapids 2-1. Marco Pappa and Wilman Conde were the goal-scorers for the Fire, who were able to get a win in Colorado for the first time in 10 years. I thought that the Fire played... Read more »

Fire vs. Rapids: Match Preview

Three weeks. That’s how long it has been since the Fire took on D.C. United in what was their last MLS match. The Fire finally gets back to league play tomorrow night when they travel to Colorado to take on the Rapids (8 p.m. on Direct Kick) and the team (although they are certainly scuffling... Read more »