Category: CONCACAF Gold Cup

An interview with Gonzalo Segares and Logan Pause

Hey everyone, hope your Thursday is going well. I caught up with the recently returned Gonzalo Segares and Logan Pause (both players had been with their national teams since the end of June for the Gold Cup) at yesterday’s practice and did a little group interview with them. Check it out below… **What did you... Read more »

Mexico 5 -- USA 0: A Gold Cup Crushing

For those of you that haven’t heard, Mexico absolutely demolished the U.S. today in the Gold Cup Final 5-0.  Click on the link for ESPN’s match recap (if you even want to read about the drubbing that took place at Giants Stadium that is…). Mexico, who scored all of their goals in the second half,... Read more »

USA vs. Mexico -- The Gold Cup Final

The U.S. and Mexico face off today in the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final. Today’s match, which will be the second consecutive Gold Cup Final between Mexico and the States, is the first of two U.S. – Mexico clashes in a span of 17 days. The second match, which is a World Cup Qualifier, will take... Read more »

Mexico defeats Costa Rica in a thriller: Advances to Gold Cup Finals

Note: I originally had no plans to write about this match.  Then it decided to go ahead and get insane on me.  Read below for my recap of the game and get excited for Sunday.The CONCACAF Gold Cup: where crazy happens.   Now that’s not the official slogan of the biennial tournament that features the... Read more »

USA 2 - Honduras 0: Americans Advance to Gold Cup Finals

The U.S. blanked Honduras 2-0 tonight at Soldier Field and, in doing so, advanced to their third straight Gold Cup final. The final, which will be played on Sunday at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford N.J., will feature the U.S. against Mexico or Costa Rica, who are currently tied 0-0 in the second half of... Read more »

Matchday: Gold Cup Semifinals

Hey everyone, I’m about to head out to Soldier Field for tonight’s action.  I’ll be updating this post throughout the night with starting lineups and some commentary so keep your eyes open for that.  Feel free to share any thoughts you have about either of tonight’s matches in the comments section below. Enjoy the games. 

Gold Cup Semis Tonight at Soldier Field

Chicago’s getting a double dip of soccer action as the Gold Cup semifinals make their way to Soldier Field on Thursday for an exciting night of international soccer. I’ll be at Soldier Field for both the U.S. – Honduras match as well as the Costa Rica – Mexico game (look for a matchday post later... Read more »

Logan Pause returns to Chicago

Remember Logan Pause? It seems like it’s been a while since we last saw the central midfielder suit up for the Fire (mainly because it has, June 27th was the last time he played with the club…) but Logan has been keeping busy, playing with the U.S. National Team in their journey through the CONCACAF... Read more »

Fire Practice Report 7/21 -- Updated Version

The Fire took part in a very tough practice today, doing a ton of conditioning work while not spending a ton of time on the ball. After Fire training I (along with a mass of other media members…) headed into Toyota Park to catch the end of the U.S. team’s practice and I was fortunate... Read more »

Gold Cup Update: USA and Costa Rica advance and Busch called in

The Fire will just have to wait a little bit longer for Logan Pause and Gonzalo Segares. This past weekend saw both Pause and the U.S. team and Gonzalo and the Costa Rican squad win their quarterfinal matches and advance to the Gold Cup semifinals, which will be played on Thursday night at Soldier Field.... Read more »