Posts tagged "Seattle Sounders FC"

Fire v Sounders match preview

Both teams are missing key players and the Fire have never beaten Seattle. Martin Tomszak takes a look at how they can do it this time. What Are They About? Seattle Sounders “One point is better than none”. Even the most ardent of optimists had difficulty using that phrase after the Chicago Fire drew the... Read more »

Fire v Sounders Match Day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Gargan, Friedrich, Anibaba, Segares M Pause, Pardo, Grazzini, Paladini F Nyarko, Oduro Bench: Tornaghi, Berry, Jumper, Pappa, Robayo, Barouch, Puppo Sounders GK Gspurning D Johansson, Parke, Hurtado, Gonzalez M Rosales, Alonso, Evans, Estrada F Johnson, Montero Bench: Meredith, Burch, Rose, Scott, Caskey, Cato, Ochoa

Fire 0 Sounders 0 - Recap and Ratings

After an entertaining first half from both sides the Fire ultimately concluded another match at home in much the same fashion as the previous four games at Toyota Park, without a full three points.  That’s not to say there weren’t positives to be taken away because there were.  Set piece defending was much improved after an... Read more »
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Fire v Sounders Match Day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Ristic, Cuesta, Gibbs, Segares M Oduro, Pause, Paladini, Bone F Chaves, Nazirit Bench : Conway, Anibaba, Robinson, Husidic, Nyarko, Barouch, Puerari Sounders GK Keller D Riley, Parke, Kennedy-Hurtado, Wahl M Rosales, Evans, Alonso, Neagle F Fucito, Jaqua Bench : Boss, Gonzalez, Ianni, Scott, Carrasco, Levesque, Montero

Fire v Sounders Match Preview

Heading into the rematch of a game they probably should have won in Seattle, the Fire’s first game under interim coach Frank Klopas isn’t an easy one.  Seattle snapped Real Salt Lake’s 29 game MLS undefeated string at Rio Tinto Stadium last weekend.  Seattle did benefit from a red card to Jamison Olave in the 58th... Read more »

Sounders 2 Fire 1 - Recap and Ratings

Good efforts aren’t always rewarding and the Fire don’t have much to show tonight other than effort after a 2-1 loss in Seattle.  The Sounders controlled the action and the possesion for much of the first half as the Fire looked shaky defensively without Josip Mikukic in the middle.  A failure to close down O’Brian... Read more »
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Fire v Sounders Match Day

Starting Line Ups **Fire** GK Johnson D Anibaba, Robinson, Gibbs, Segares M Nyarko, Pause, Videira, Pappa F Puerari, Chaves Subs : Conway, Cuesta, Paul, Maric, Paladini, Oduro, Barouch **Sounders** GK Keller D Riley, Parke, Hurtado, Gonzalez M Friberg, Evans, Alonso, Rosales F Zakuani, White Subs : Boss, Ianni, Scott, Carrasco, Fernandez, Jaqua, Neagle

Fire v Sounders Match Preview

The Sounders are winless after four matches this season at 0-2-2 and they’ve struggled to score for periods early on.  After being blanked in their first two games against Los Angeles and New York and scoring a late goal to earn a 1-1 draw against Houston in their last home game, Seattle managed to score... Read more »

Injury Report Updated

CHICAGO FIRE — OUT: MF Mike Banner (L Achilles tendinitis); DF Steven Kinney (R Achilles repair); DOUBTFUL: FW Gabriel Ferrari (R hip flexor strain); PROBABLE: DF Josip Mikulic (L quadriceps strain); DF Cory Gibbs (R groin soreness); GK Sean Johnson (general illness) SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC — DOUBTFUL: FW Mike Fucito (L ankle sprain); GK Josh... Read more »
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Pre Seattle Notes and Links

Here are a few tidbits ahead of the Seattle match this weekend.  Injury News The early MLS injury report has been released and the Fire have a few new names on the list.  Josip Mikulic strained a quad in training last Tuesday and missed the USOC match against Colorado.  CHICAGO FIRE – OUT: MF Mike... Read more »