Red Bulls hand Fire seventh straight loss

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The Fire’s slim playoff hopes slid further into the distance after a seventh consecutive loss in league play and eight overall against MLS competition. Following Wednesday night’s US Open Cup disappointment, both Nemanja Nikolic and Aleksandar Katai started on the bench. The Fire mustered one shot one goal but played a more cohesive defensive game... Read more »

Fire v NYRB match preview

What Are They All About? New York Red Bull Done and dusted. This past Wednesday the Chicago Fire were ousted from the US Open Cup by the Philadelphia Union. After a strong first half, the Fire completely lost the plot and gave up three tallies after the sixtieth minute to lose 3-0 at Talen Energy... Read more »

Fire eliminated from USOC play

The Fire lost yet another US Open Cup semifinal in crushing fashion. The Philadelphia Union walked away with a 3-0 victory to advance to the final against the Houston Dynamo in September. Cory Burke scored in the 60th and 78th minutes to take control of the match and CJ Sapong added an 86th minute tally... Read more »
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Fire v Union USOC semfinal match preview

What Are They All About? Philadelphia Union Another unwanted record. This past weekend the Chicago Fire lost to Real Salt Lake by a score of 2-1. The result marked a club record sixth consecutive loss. The streak can be added to the current ownership’s trophy cabinet which also includes the lowest points total in club... Read more »

Real Salt Lake hand Fire sixth consecutive defeat

A Damir Kreilach brace pushed Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 victory over the Fire. The loss was the team’s sixth straight in league play an establishes a new club record for consecutive losses. Bastian Schweisteiger scored the Fire’s only goal with a 30-yard rocket in the 48th minute that leveled the match at one... Read more »

Fire v Real Salt Lake match preview

What Are They All About? Real Salt Lake This past weekend the Chicago Fire lost on the road against Toronto FC. The 3-0 scoreline accurately illustrated the match and the result has severely dented Chicago’s slim playoff hopes. Out-shot, out-possessed, out-passed, and outplayed, the Fire are in dire straits. A streak of five consecutive losses... Read more »
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Toronto FC trounce Fire 3-0

A second consecutive loss to Toronto FC, and fifth in a row in league play places the Fire on the verge of having their postseason hopes washed away. The 3-0 defeat in Canada drops the Fire to 6-12-5 on the season and five points out of sixth place with other competitors holding as many as... Read more »

Fire v Toronto FC rematch preview

What Are They All About? Toronto FC This past weekend the Chicago Fire hosted Toronto FC at Toyota Park and lost by a score of 2-1. The result marks a fourth consecutive loss for Chicago in league play and has them sitting in eighth place of the Eastern Conference having played at least two matches... Read more »

Fire drop fourth straight league game in 2-1 loss to TFC

The Fire fell to 6-11-5 on the season and 4-6-2 at home after a 2-1 defeat to Toronto FC. It was their fourth consecutive loss in league play with realistic playoff hopes quickly slipping away. Nemanja Nikolic scored the Fire’s only goal by heading in a cross from newcomer Raheem Edwards in the 62nd minute.... Read more »
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Fire v Toronto FC match preview

What Are They All About? Toronto FC Made it count. This past Wednesday, the Chicago Fire advanced to the semifinal of the US Open Cup by defeating Louisville City FC 4-0 at Toyota Park. The score line reflected Chicago’s dominance and the match could have easily ended with the hosts scoring six or seven goals... Read more »