Posts tagged "Seattle Sounders"
The Fire played well enough to earn a result in a very difficult place to play in. Possession was better, passing was somewhat better, and the effort was commendable while providing an entertaining and competitive match against one of the hottest teams in MLS. In the end however, another late gut punch goal doomed them... Read more »
The Fire have yet to beat Seattle Sounders FC in MLS regular season play, going 0-3-3 against them since the club joined the league in 2009. A 2-0 loss in the US Open Cup Final last season also spoiled a shot at possible redemption for a second consecutive season without a playoff appearance for the... Read more »
Seattle Sounders FC won their third consecutive US Open Cup Final by defeating the Fire 2-0 in front of a record breaking crowd of over 35,000. The Fire were fortunate to be level at the half after Seattle controlled the majority of the first 45 minutes as Fredy Montero banged the inside of the post... Read more »
Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Gargan, Mikulic, Gibbs, Segares M Pause, Paladini, Pardo, Pappa F Nyarko, Oduro Bench: Conway, Anibaba, Videira, Husidic, Grazzini, Barouch, Chaves Sounders FC GK Keller D Riley, Hurtado, Parke, Gonzalez M Alonso, Evans, Fernandez, Neagle F Montero, Fucito Bench: Ford, Scott, Wahl, Friberg, Jaqua, Ochoa, Levesque
The 98th US Open Cup Final may be more than just another final. It could also be a battle for the “Kings of the Cup” title that Fire supporters proudly have trumpeted throughout the summer leading up to this point. The Chicago Fire, owners of four US Open Cup Final trophies can tie Bethlehem Steel... Read more »
Here’s a pretty decent highlight video from yesterday’s Fire v Sounders preseason match. Check it out here.
The Los Angeles Galaxy spared MLS the embarrassment of having to watch a conference final from a half empty Pizza Hut Park. LA shut down Fredy Montero and Seattle’s speed on the wings. Once Los Angeles grabbed the aggregate lead at 2-0 Seattle’s fate was sealed. The Galaxy will now host FC Dallas at the... Read more »
The finish to this match couldn’t have been a more appropriate or fitting end for a team that has piled frustration on top of frustration for the better part of the past six months. An 88th minute deflected goal by Blaise Nkufo is probably the final nail in the coffin for any playoffs hopes in 2010. ... Read more »
Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Ristic, Brown, Watson-Siriboe, Segares M Nyarko, Thorrington, Pause, Pappa F Carr, Ljungberg Subs: Dykstra, Robinson, Umanzor, Bone, Husidic, John, McBride Sounders K Keller D Riley, Ianni, Parke, Gonzalez M Nyassi, Alonso, Sturgis, Zakuani F Montero, Nkufo Subs: Boss, Marshall, Scott, Fernandez, Seamon, Fucito, Levesque