Tag: San Jose Earthquakes

Fire 3 Earthquakes 2 - recap and ratings

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On the strength of a nine game unbeaten run across all competition the Fire have placed themselves back into the Eastern Conference playoff picture. After a 3-2 win over San Jose, the club now sits in sixth place only 2 points behind the Houston Dynamo with a game in hand. They are now only six... Read more »

Fire v Earthquakes match day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Tornaghi D Anibaba, Berry, Soumare, Segares M Nyarko, Larentowicz, Alex, Duka F Rolfe, Magee Bench: Kann, Thompson, Videira, Lindpere, Paladini, Santos, MacDonald Earthquakes GK Busch D Beitashour, Hernandez, Ring, Morrow M Martinez, Cronin, Baca, Ballouchy F Jahn, Gordon Bench: Bingham, Gargan, Cato, Garza, Tracy

Fire v Earthquakes match preview

Last year’s Supporter’s Shield winners aren’t off to a good start despite pulling off yet another stoppage time stunner against the Los Angeles Galaxy this past Saturday night. The Earthquakes (I refuse to type the “G” word) scored twice in extra time to earn three points in a match that they were thoroughly outplayed in... Read more »

Fire v Earthquakes match day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Anibaba, Friedrich, Berry, Gargan M Pause, Pardo, Nyarko, Rolfe, Alex F Oduro Bench: Nolly, Jumper, Videira, Paladini, Bone, Barouch, MacDonald Earthquakes GK Busch D Zayner, Bernardez, Hernandez, Morrow M Salinas, Cronin, Baca, Dawkins F Wondolowski, Gordon Bench: Bingham, Opara, Corrales, Garza, Lenhart, Stephenson, Guvenisik

Weekend Notes - Fire v Earthquakes

The Fire will close out the second phase of preseason training with concurrent games against the San Jose Earthquakes tomorrow morning at 11am 11:30 am.  The club will be split up into two teams with most of the starters seeing action in the main match.  Chicago-Fire.com will provide streaming audio play-by-play of the “A” game.... Read more »

Earthquakes 2 Fire 0 - Recap and Ratings

The Fire have have maintained the annoying ability all season to play up or down to the level of the competition and this match was no different.  An effort that seemed listless and disorganized from the get go resulted in the San Jose Earthquakes ending a 13 game winless run and therefore bypassing the Fire... Read more »

Fire v Earthquakes Match Preview

The San Jose Earthquakes are struggling.  No wins, six losses, and seven ties in their last 13 matches has put Frank Yallop’s side in a dire situation just one point behind the Fire but headed in the wrong direction.  To make matters worse the club signed Ecuadorian forward Edmund Zura on loan from El Nacional... Read more »

Mid Week Injury Report

A look at the mid week injury report shows Sebastian Grazzini and Mike Banner as questionable.  Banner, who has not played in a regular season match this year while recovering from achilles injuries was Gonzalo Segares’ most likely replacement at left back before spraining his ankle during a first half collision in Tuesday’s reserve league match.  Frank Klopas... Read more »

Fire 2 Earthquakes 2 - Recap and Ratings

Another day, another draw.  With the season roughly one-third of the way complete the Fire have managed only one MLS victory.  That in and of itself isn’t the most frustrating part of the campaign to date.  The gnawing part is that the Fire really haven’t played all that badly as a whole thoughout the first... Read more »

Fire v Earthquakes Match Day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Segares, Cuesta, Gibbs, Ristic M Pappa, Paladini, Pause, Oduro F Chaves, Nazirit Bench : Conway, Pantazopoulos, Robinson, Bone, Husidic, Barouch, Puerari Earthquakes GK Busch D Convey, Hernandez, Opara, Beitashour M Corales, Stephenson, Ring, Gjertsen F Lenhart, Wondolowski Bench : Weber, Burling, McDonald, Ampaipitakwong, Cronin, Morrow, McLoughlin