Tag: Chicago Fire

Fire v Rapids match preview

What Are They All About? Colorado Rapids Stasis. Last weekend the Chicago Fire drew against the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-1 in front of yet another desolate SeatGeek crowd. The result sees the Fire sitting on six points from six matches, a trajectory which will leave them far short of the average 1.41 points per game ratio... Read more »

Fire draw Vancouver 1-1

After what felt like a positive draw in Toronto last weekend, the Fire returned to Bridgeview and only managed to get one point at home against a winless Vancouver Whitecaps side. The 1-1 draw sets up an early must-win situation at home next weekend against a beatable Colorado team before three consecutive road games. After... Read more »

Fire v Whitecaps match preview

What Are They All About? Vancouver Whitecaps FC A recipe for success. Tying your away fixtures and winning at home leads to the playoffs. Or so the adage goes… This past weekend the Chicago Fire drew on the road against Toronto FC to pick up a positive result in consecutive matches for the first time... Read more »
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Fire earn 2-2 draw in Toronto

A first half stoppage time goal seemed to have turned the tables in a match dominated by Toronto FC up until that point. A beautifully executed long pass over the top of the defense from Andrew Gutjahr, after Aleksandar Katai forced a turnover, found CJ Sapong streaking the other way. Sapong, with an equally impressive... Read more »

Fire v Toronto FC match preview

What Are They All About? Toronto FC A breakthrough. This past weekend the Chicago Fire grabbed their first win of the 2019 campaign. A gritty performance against a good New York Red Bulls side saw the hosts earn a 1-0 result and elevate themselves slightly in the standings. The biggest takeaway for supporters and pundits... Read more »

Fire v Red Bulls match gallery

Fire v Red Bulls match gallery
Match photos from the Fire’s 1-0 victory over New York.
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Fire earn first win with 1-0 victory over Red Bulls

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The game wasn’t pretty but the Fire outplayed New York in a deserved 1-0 win at SeatGeek Stadium. The attack generated numerous chances in the first half although they failed to break through in a scoreless first 45 minutes. The lone goal came in the 48th when Przemyslaw Frankowski and New York goalkeeper Luis Robles... Read more »

Fire v Red Bulls match preview

What Are They All About? New York Red Bulls   Tripping at the first hurdle. This past weekend the Chicago Fire had a bye week during the international break. It gave them time to refocus and recharge after losing to Seattle at home in the previous round of fixtures. The 4-2 result against the Sounders sees... Read more »

Fire defense exposed by Seattle in 4-2 loss

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Seattle jumped on the Fire early and predictably punished the backline during a 4-2 victory for the visitors at SeatGeek Stadium. Jordan Morris beat Nicolas Hasler to the endline to find Victor Rodriguez for an easy tap-in eight minutes into the match. Seattle double their lead in the 15th minute on a beautiful pass and... Read more »
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Fire v Sounders match preview

What Are They All About? Seattle Sounders Progress? This past weekend the Chicago Fire drew Orlando City SC 1-1 at SeatGeek Stadium. The result earned the hosts their first point of the season and the manner in which it was achieved, a ninety-fifth minute header from CJ Sapong, showed the fight present within this retooled... Read more »