Fire 1 Impact 0 - recap and ratings

The Fire were finally able to do something against a 10-man squad, short handed squad and breathe a collective sigh of relief following a 1-0 victory in Montreal. Missing David Accam due to injury and Dax McCarty on international duty, the Fire weren’t playing with a full roster either and both sides approached this game... Read more »

Fire v Impact match preview

Qui sont-ils? Aperçu du Match Contre Montreal L’enfer est pavé de bonnes intentions. This past Saturday the Chicago Fire lost to Minnesota United FC 2-1 at Toyota Park. The match did not go according to script for any of the onlookers in red and white, as arguably the worst team in MLS stole their first... Read more »

Minnesota United 2 Fire 1 - recap and ratings

Minnesota United 2 Fire 1 - recap and ratings
Uh-oh. Losses in Montreal away and Toronto at home weren’t necessarily reasons for Fire fans to hit the panic button but dropping all three points at home to an expansion side that hadn’t won on the road all season may be cause for keeping the button within arm’s reach. In losing a fourth consecutive game,... Read more »
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Fire v Minnesota United match preview

What Are They All About? Minnesota United FC Out of the running. This past weekend the Chicago Fire suffered their first home defeat of the season, losing 3-1 against Toronto FC. Perhaps more significant than the shattering of their eleven-match unbeaten streak at Toyota Park was the emphatic way in which TFC ended Chicago’s Supporter... Read more »

Toronto FC 3 Fire 1 - recap and ratings

Toronto FC 3 Fire 1 - recap and ratings
A game that has been circled on the calendar for months finally provided an answer to the question about whether or not the Fire could win the Eastern Conference. Although the answer itself is one that they didn’t want to hear, the 3-1 loss to Toronto FC doesn’t close the book on the 2017 season.... Read more »

Fire v Toronto FC match preview

Check out the latest episode of the Fire Confidential Live podcast with guest Joshua Kloke of The Athletic Toronto before diving into the match preview. What Are They All About? Chicago Fire   Get it together. This past Wednesday the Chicago Fire continued their recent road form by losing 3-0 in Montreal. In a performance... Read more »
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Fire v Impact match preview

Qui sont-ils? Aperçu du Match Contre Montreal Sloppy. This past weekend the Chicago Fire lost on the road to Columbus Crew SC in a match that was underwhelming to say the least. Both Veljko Paunovic and Michael DeLeeuw expressed frustration at the lack of executing Chicago’s game plan and missing opportunities. Heads went into hands... Read more »

Crew 3 Fire 1 - recap and ratings

At some point the Fire will need to establish themselves as a viable contender by beating a good team on the road. The Crew may not be one of the best teams in the league but they are currently one of the six teams above the red line in the Eastern Conference. They’re also a... Read more »

Fire v Crew match preview

What Are They All About? Columbus Crew Back on track. This past weekend the Chicago Fire defeated the New England Revolution 4-1 at Toyota Park. Although their opponent had been quickly slipping down the standings, the Fire’s attitude remained firm and their performance was one that highlighted their strengths. Perhaps more importantly, the match saw... Read more »
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Fire 4 Revolution 1 - recap and ratings

Fire 4 Revolution 1 - recap and ratings
The Fire got back on track following two consecutive road losses. The 4-1 victory over the New England Revolution was the third win in three meetings between the two clubs this season. This one was just as convincing as the other two, with New England struggling to gain control of midfield and allowing Fire attackers... Read more »