Fire advance to USOC Semifinal

The Fire’s 4-0 victory over Louisville City has propelled them into the US Open Cup Semifinal against the Philadelphia Union. Goals from Nemanja Nikolic, Aleksandar Katai, Diego Campos, and Elliot Collier completed a relatively thorough win for a Fire team in control of the match from the start. The Fire will face Philadelphia in a... Read more »

Fire v Louisville City USOC match preview

What Are They All About? Louisville City FC Make it count. This past weekend the Chicago Fire lost on the road in Dallas while utilizing a largely experimental line-up in preparation for the US Open Cup quarterfinal. The likes of Dax McCarty, Bastian Schweinsteiger, and Nemanja Nikolic were rested while attacking engine Aleksandar Katai was... Read more »

Fire lose Brimstone Cup match to FC Dallas

The Fire dropped to 6-10-5 on the season following at 3-1 loss to FC Dallas. Playing without Bastian Schweinsteiger, Dax McCarty, Nemanja Nikolic, and Aleksandar Katai to start the game, the Fire seemed to be sacrificing this match with an eye towards Wednesday night’s US Open match against Louisville City. Brandt Bronico scored the Fire’s... Read more »
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Fire v FC Dallas match preview

What Are They All About? FC Dallas Unacceptable. This past Wednesday the Chicago Fire dropped a result at home, losing 4-3 against the Philadelphia Union. The match was full of fireworks and was certainly fun to watch for neutrals but Chicago’s inability to close out matches surfaced once again as they allowed Philly’s winning tally... Read more »

Fire v Union match gallery

Fire v Union match gallery
Take a look at Sean King’s match photos from the Fire’s 4-3 loss to the Union.

Fire lose to Union in shocking fashion

The Fire dropped to eighth place in the Eastern Conference following a 4-3 loss at home to the Philadelphia Union. Philadelphia’s Cory Burke scored a brace with a first half stoppage time header and a tap in following a Richard Sanchez clearance while Haris Medunjanin converted a giveaway but the most incredible moment of the... Read more »

Fire v Union match preview

What Are They All About? Philadelphia Union Below the line again. This past weekend the Chicago Fire lost on the road to Vancouver by a score line of 3-2. Although the Fire controlled 65% of the possession, outshot Vancouver, and completed nearly twice as many passes as their opponent, the best chances of the match... Read more »

Fire drop back below redline in 3-2 loss at Vancouver

A Kei Kamara brace powered the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 3-2 win over the Fire. The visitors controlled possession but Vancouver had most of the quality chances. Nemanja Nikolic scored his eight goal of the season for the Fire to level the match at 1-1 just before the half and Tony Tchani scored a late... Read more »

Fire v Whitecaps match preview

What Are They All About? Vancouver Whitecaps Vindication. This past weekend the Chicago Fire defeated NYCFC 3-2 at Toyota Park in a thrilling contest. Another standout performance from Aleksander Katai was the catalyst for the Fire seemingly punching above their weight to hand Dom Torrent his first ever loss as an MLS coach. The club... Read more »

Katai leads Fire past NYCFC and into sixth place

For the first time all season, the Fire have moved above the red line. Aleksandar Katai scored two goals in what could have been his last appearance with the Fire while Nemanja Nikolic added another. New York City FC controlled possession but without David Villa, they resorted to mostly long, hopeful attempts on goal. NYCFC... Read more »