Archive for July 2017

Sporting Kansas City 3 Fire 2 - recap and ratings

The odd situation with David Accam placed a darker cloud over a second consecutive disappointing outing on the road. The Fire’s most dangerous player on the ball was held out of the eleven for the second consecutive week and for the second time in as many games, he provided a spark to get the team... Read more »

Fire v Sporting Kansas City match preview

What Are They All About? Sporting KC Learning from mistakes. This past weekend the Chicago Fire traveled to New York to take on NYCFC in a second versus third Eastern Conference clash. Despite being up a man for nearly eighty minutes of the match, the Fire lost 2-1 at Yankee Stadium. A warm-up injury to... Read more »

New York City FC 2 Fire 1 - recap and ratings

The Fire were doused with a humbling bit of reality in New York as they failed to push New York City FC out of the Eastern Conference title race and instead allowed them to come within a point of pushing Chicago into third place. To make matters worse, NYCFC was able to earn all three... Read more »

Fire v NYCFC match preview

What Are They All About? NYCFC Welcome back. The CONCACAF Gold Cup break saw the departure of many of MLS’ key players and now that the group stages are done the league is ready to kick start the second half of the season.  After two and a half weeks off, the Chicago Fire will return... Read more »

Fire 2 Timbers 2 - recap and ratings

Without Dax McCarty and Bastian Schweinsteiger, the Fire didn’t enjoy the possession and midfield control that they’ve exerted over the last two months but they still managed to come away with a hard-earned point in a difficult place to play. The Portland Timbers were able to get more looks on goal and found more space... Read more »

Fire v Timbers match preview

What Are They All About? Portland Timbers  Top of the League. This past Saturday the Chicago Fire dispatched the Vancouver Whitecaps 4-0 to climb to the top of the Supporters Shield standings. The performance saw them combine in ways that were truly beautiful to watch and the team left the field with a plethora of... Read more »

Fire 4 Whitecaps 0 - recap and ratings

Fire 4 Whitecaps 0 - recap and ratings
What could have been a letdown following Wednesday night’s ouster from US Open Cup play, resulted in the Fire trouncing an opponent 4-0 for a second consecutive home match and assuming first place in the MLS table and a lead in the Supporters Shield race. Toronto FC’s 3-1 loss in Dallas combined with the Fire’s... Read more »