Category: Chicago Fire vs. LA Galaxy

Fire 0 - Galaxy 1: La La Losers...

Heading into Friday night’s game against the L.A. Galaxy, Fire Head Coach Denis Hamlett knew to watch out for the Los Angeles counterattack. “They’re a very good counterattacking team,” Hamlett said of the Galaxy. “They have some good guys [that will] test out our back four.” But knowledge isn’t always power, and the Galaxy proved... Read more »

Matchday 10/2: Fire vs. Galaxy

We’re just an hour and a half from kickoff at the Home Depot Center and the Fire and the Galaxy should be just about ready to go.  Consider this post your running thread for any comments/thoughts you want to share on tonight’s match.  I’ll be checking in throughout the 90 minutes in the comments section. ... Read more »

Fire vs. LA Galaxy: Match Preview

To say that the Fire and the Galaxy are merely similar is a colossal understatement. It’s taking the easy way out. I mean, one would almost have to write a book to properly describe the seemingly dozens of statistical similarities between the Fire and L.A. Lucky for you, Fire Confidential is in the “writing” business... Read more »

Notes on the Galaxy

I’ve already written at length about the Fire’s many injury issues ahead of tomorrow night’s game at the L.A. Galaxy, but what of the medical situation of the Fire’s opponent? Well, if you can believe it, the Galaxy is currently in a comparable injury situation to the Fire – as they too have several key... Read more »

Linked Up 10/1: Fire-Galaxy Version

Here are a few quick Fire-Galaxy themed links to start your day.  I hope to be back with another entry later on, so keep it here… The USA Today did a nice feature on Galaxy forward Landon Donovan, which you can check out here.  Donovan – who scored in the Galaxy’s 2-0 win over the... Read more »

Mid-Week Update 9-30: Blanco, Rolfe, Segares to miss Galaxy match

I just got off the phone with Fire Head Coach Denis Hamlett. Here are a few notes from the conversation… **Injury Updates:** **Cuauhtemoc Blanco -Left Hamstring Strain – Listed As Questionable** Despite being listed as “Questionable” on the Fire’s injury report, Denis Hamlett told me that Temo will miss his second straight game this Friday... 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 0 -- Galaxy 2: Fire Fall Flat

In an effort that can only be classified as pathetic, the Fire lost for the third time in four games Wednesday night, this time falling to the L.A. Galaxy by a score of 2-0. “If you can’t get up for big games like this I don’t know what the problem is,” said Fire keeper Jon... Read more »

Matchday: 8-19

The Fire are almost ready to kick it off against the L.A. Galaxy at Toyota Park, but before the match gets going at 8 p.m (you can catch it on ESPN2) I simply had to get the Matchday post up.  I’ll be providing updates for you guys from TP throughout the night so look for... Read more »

Fire vs. LA Galaxy: Match Preview

In a battle of two of the better teams in MLS, the injury-plagued Fire take on the red-hot L.A. Galaxy for the first time this year tonight at Toyota Park. Though both teams will be missing several marquee players, the match figures to be a good one and the Fire is looking forward to it.... Read more »