Tag: Kansas City Wizards

Wizards 2 Fire 0 - Game Recap and Player Ratings

Calling this effort lackluster would be very gracious.  After a 2-0 win against Columbus the Fire came out and played like a team that has been eliminated from playoff contention.  Certainly the revolving door of personnel changes due to injury and call ups played a part in the overall performance but an apparent lack of... Read more »

Fire v Wizards Match Day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Dykstra D Ristic, Brown, Watson-Siriboe, Krol M Bone, Lowry, Pause, Carr F Ljungberg, John Subs: Duffy, Umanzor, Conde, Husidic, Nyarko, Castillo, McBride Wizards GK Nielsen D Harrington, Besler, Conrad, Espinoza M Auvray, Arnaud, Rocastle, Kamara F Wolff, Bunbury Subs: Kronberg, Leathers, Myers, Thomas, Diop, Jewsbury, Zusi

Fire v Wizards Match Preview

The Fire are now mathematically eliminated from playoff contention and they can officially eliminate the Kansas City Wizards with a win or tie at Toyota Park.  Although Kei Kamara has managed to find the net 10 times this season, the Wizards have struggled to score for most of the season.  They’ve actually scored three less... Read more »

Fire vs Wizards Game Recap and Player Ratings

A blown two goal lead and a late Kansas City equalizer cost the Fire two points in the standings.  The match featured plenty of up and down action with both sides creating numerous opportunities.  The wet field conditions along with the small pitch in KC contributed to an open affair that saw the Wizards control possesion... Read more »

Fire/Wizards Starting 11

Andrew Dykstra Dasan Robinson, Wilman Conde, CJ Brown, Krzysztof Krol Julio Martinez, Baggio Husidic, Logan Pause, Patrick Nyarko, Marco Pappa Collins John Subs : Johnson, Watson-Siriboe, Umanzor, Banner, Lowry, Dimitrov, McBride De Los Cobos opts to stay with the 4-5-1 and Martinez surprisingly returns to the starting eleven.

Fire vs Wizards Game Preview

The Fire travel to Kansas City tomorrow where the Wizards have found their only success of the season.  Kansas City is 2-0-1 at home and have not allowed a goal in their first three home matches.  The Wizards hammered DC United 4-0 on opening night before defeating Colorado 1-0 and holding Los Angeles to a scoreless... Read more »

Fire/Wizards Rescheduled and Man U

Fire vs Wizards The July 24 date against the Kansas City Wizards has been rescheduled to Tuesday, October 12.  The match against KC is being moved to accomodate the Wizards friendly against Manchester United on July 25.  Manchester United will also hold a training day at Toyota Park during their upcoming US tour.  The date... Read more »


Just a few quick things I wanted to pass along before heading off to class for the day… The U.S. National Team is well into its annual January training camp and is set to [face Honduras in a friendly this Saturday at the Home Depot Center](http://www.ussoccer.com/News/Mens-National-Team/2009/12/US-to-Face-Honduras-January-23.aspx). Though the game won’t feature any of either countries... Read more »

Fire 2 - Wizards 0: Shorthanded Fire Comes Through

For a team playing without its entire starting backline, a starting midfielder, and two starting forwards, the Fire did pretty well for themselves Sunday afternoon, ending their two-game losing streak with a 2-0 win over the Kansas City Wizards at CommunityAmerica Ballpark. The Fire – who was playing their first game after Bakary Soumare’s and... Read more »

Fire vs. Wizards: Match Preview

The Fire and Kansas City are set to meet for the second time this season on Sunday (2 p.m. on TeleFutura) in a game in which both teams will be looking to get back into the win column. “It’s huge,” said Fire midfielder Peter Lowry of the match. “Kansas City’s going to be a tough... Read more »