Category: Chicago Fire vs. D.C. United

Fire vs DC Player Ratings and Recap

After a badly needed win the Fire improve to 1-2-1 on the season.  The match wasn’t exactly pretty but it was effective nonetheless for the Fire.  DC was held to very few real scoring opportunities while the only truly dangerous chances were 2 headers from Julius James.  Offensively the Fire looked more composed and fluid than in the... Read more »

Fire 0 - D.C. 1: Disappointment for the Fire

Coming off of last Sunday’s thrilling, come from behind 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rapids, the Fire put in a very disappointing performance tonight, [falling to longtime rivals D.C. United 1-0 at Toyota Park.](,0,7420722.story) Bryan Namoff scored the lone goal of the match in the 11th minute, when he flicked home a fantastic Christian Gomez... Read more »

Matchday: 8-29

There’s a full slate of soccer action going on today, with the European leagues in full swing and MLS in the home stretch.  Some big matches today (apart from the Fire-DC tilt…) include Manchester United-Arsenal (which kicked an hour ago…), AC Milan-Inter Milan (1:45 on FSC), and Chivas USA-Galaxy (10 on ESPN2). Click here for... Read more »

Fire vs. DC United: Match Preview

A huge Eastern Conference battle is on the slate for the Fire this weekend, as they will take on long time rivals D.C. United at Toyota Park on Saturday (7:30 on FSC). The Fire and D.C. have already met twice in 2009, and the Fire hasn’t fared as well as they would’ve hoped, drawing once... Read more »

Fire 1 -- DC 2: Player evaluations

As I’m sure a lot of you already know, the Fire lost their third match in a row last night, falling to D.C. United by a score of 2-1. With the loss the Fire also gave up control of first place, relinquishing the top spot in the East to D.C., who are now one point... Read more »

DC United 2 -- Fire 1

The Chicago Fire lost their third match in a row Saturday night, falling to D.C. United by a score of 2-1.  Along with losing the match, the Fire gave up possession of first place in the Eastern Conference, slipping a point behind new leaders D.C. For the second straight game the Fire played well in... Read more »

Fire vs. D.C. United: Match Preview

The 1st place Chicago Fire will be looking to put an end to their two-game losing streak Saturday night when they take on 2nd place D.C. United at RFK Stadium in the nation’s capitol.   The Fire, who are now a little more than a week removed from last Friday’s 1-0 defeat to the Houston... Read more »

Fire vs. D.C. United: Key Matchups

The 1st place Chicago Fire are only two days away from their key Eastern Conference battle with 2nd place D.C. United, so before I post the full match preview tomorrow, I thought that I would go through a few key individual battles that should go a long way in determining the result. Cuauhtemoc Blanco vs.... Read more »