Fire humbled in 4-1 defeat at San Jose

Following up their two best games of the year with a road match while missing arguably the team’s best offensive and defensive players, the Fire allowed four Chris Wondolowski goals en route to a 4-1 defeat. Wondolowski came into the match needing two scores to break Landon Donovan’s mark and become MLS’s all-leading goal scorer... Read more »

Fire v Earthquakes match preview

What Are They All About? San Jose Earthquakes   A statement of intent. This past weekend the Chicago Fire defeated Minnesota United FC at SeatGeek Stadium by a score line of 2-0. The result was their second consecutive victory and third match on the trot without a loss. Although Adrian Heath and his charges left without... Read more »

Fire v Minnesota United match day photo gallery

Fire v Minnesota United match day photo gallery
More of Sean King’s work during the Fire’s 2-0 victory over Minnesota.

Fire defeat Minnesota 2-0

It wasn’t the all out beat down of Wednesday night’s match against New England but the Fire’s 2-0 victory over Minnesota United was an effective, professional result nonetheless. The win leveled their record to 4-4-4 on the season and places them in position to battle for a playoff spot with one-third of the season already... Read more »

Fire v Minnesota United match preview

What Are They All About? Minnesota United FC   Finally clicking? This past Wednesday the Chicago Fire Soccer Club defeated the New England Revolution at SeatGeek stadium. Onlookers were treated to a goal-fest as the hosts put five tallies into Matt Turner’s net. The match saw a series of firsts as Nicolas Gaitan and Przemek Frankowski... Read more »

Fire thrash Revolution 5-0

The Fire hammered the New England Revolution 5-0 at SeatGeek Stadium and the score could easily have been 7 or 8-0. Nemanja Nikolic missed two breakaway chances and Przemyslaw Frankowski hit the post in the first half although Nikolic’s scores in the 28th and 40th minutes provided a two-goal lead at the half. Both goals... Read more »

Fire v Revolution match preview

What Are They All About? New England Revolution   Nil-nil to the Chicago Fire. There are times when a draw feels like a loss and other times that it feels like sweet victory. This weekend the latter was true as the Chicago Fire drew 0-0 with LAFC in the City of Angels. The result shocked onlookers... Read more »

Fire earn draw in Los Angeles

The Fire rode a good team effort into a point on the road against the top team in MLS. They were able to escape the first half scoreless although Los Angeles FC had two near misses that kept the match level. David Ousted denied Cristian Ramirez from close range in the 18th and Nemanja Nikolic... Read more »

Fire v LAFC match preview

What Are They All About? LAFC Another bump in the road. This past weekend the Chicago Fire lost away against the Montreal Impact by a score line of 1-0. An unplayable Stade Saputo pitch made for a nearly unwatchable match as the creativity of both sides was stifled by ball bobbles, avoiding divots, and a... Read more »

Impact hand Fire second consecutive 1-0 defeat

Omar Browne’s 83rd minute goal was enough for the host Montreal Impact to defeat the Fire on a less than ideal playing surface at Stade Saputo. Browne managed to get by Jorge Corrales in the penalty area and his ensuing shot was deflected into the goal by a sliding Bastian Schweinsteiger at the near post.... Read more »