Posts in category "Chicago Fire vs. Toronto FC"
Filling in for injured playmaker Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Fire midfielder Justin Mapp had some big shoes to fill when the Fire hosted Toronto FC on Saturday night. And while the Fire disappointed with a 2-2 tie that effectively knocked them out of the race for the Supporter’s Shield, Mapp was a bright spot, looking dangerous and... Read more »
Playing without injured attackers Cuauhtemoc Blanco and Chris Rolfe, the Fire played to what they called a “disappointing” [2-2 draw with Toronto FC at Toyota Park tonight](http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-27-fire-chicago-sep27,0,7860822.story). The second place Fire, who has now tied three matches in a row, fall five points behind the league leading Columbus with the result – effectively eliminating them... Read more »
We’re only an hour away from kickoff here at Toyota Park so it’s a little past time I get the Matchday post up. As always, I’ll be checking in from the press box with the lineups/other observations as soon as they become available. Otherwise, feel free to share your thoughts on the match in the... Read more »
As if facing a desperate Toronto FC team that just happens to be loaded with attacking options isn’t enough, the Fire will be playing Saturday night’s game at Toyota Park without two of their best – as both Cuauhtemoc Blanco and John Thorrington have been ruled out of this weekend’s match. But despite the absence... Read more »
The Chicago Fire defeated Toronto FC 2-0 yesterday afternoon, and now I’m going to look a little bit more in depth at every Fire player that saw some playing time. This is a feature that I hope to integrate pretty often into the blog, to give you guys more of an opportunity to discuss the... Read more »
The Chicago Fire were finally able to end their MLS-record 5 game tie streak on Saturday, and they were able to end it in style, defeating Eastern Conference rivals Toronto FC 2-0 at BMO Field. The win gives the undefeated Fire 15 points on the year, and moves them into first place in the East,... Read more »
Hey everyone, I’m excited to bring you what should be the first of many match previews here on Chicago Fire Confidential. This weekend the Fire are heading north to take on Toronto FC at BMO Field. The 3rd place Fire (2-0-6) will be looking for a victory to mark an end to their recent 5... Read more »