Archive for July 2018

Toronto FC trounce Fire 3-0

A second consecutive loss to Toronto FC, and fifth in a row in league play places the Fire on the verge of having their postseason hopes washed away. The 3-0 defeat in Canada drops the Fire to 6-12-5 on the season and five points out of sixth place with other competitors holding as many as... Read more »

Fire v Toronto FC rematch preview

What Are They All About? Toronto FC This past weekend the Chicago Fire hosted Toronto FC at Toyota Park and lost by a score of 2-1. The result marks a fourth consecutive loss for Chicago in league play and has them sitting in eighth place of the Eastern Conference having played at least two matches... Read more »

Fire drop fourth straight league game in 2-1 loss to TFC

The Fire fell to 6-11-5 on the season and 4-6-2 at home after a 2-1 defeat to Toronto FC. It was their fourth consecutive loss in league play with realistic playoff hopes quickly slipping away. Nemanja Nikolic scored the Fire’s only goal by heading in a cross from newcomer Raheem Edwards in the 62nd minute.... Read more »

Fire v Toronto FC match preview

What Are They All About? Toronto FC Made it count. This past Wednesday, the Chicago Fire advanced to the semifinal of the US Open Cup by defeating Louisville City FC 4-0 at Toyota Park. The score line reflected Chicago’s dominance and the match could have easily ended with the hosts scoring six or seven goals... Read more »

Fire advance to USOC Semifinal

The Fire’s 4-0 victory over Louisville City has propelled them into the US Open Cup Semifinal against the Philadelphia Union. Goals from Nemanja Nikolic, Aleksandar Katai, Diego Campos, and Elliot Collier completed a relatively thorough win for a Fire team in control of the match from the start. The Fire will face Philadelphia in a... Read more »

Fire v Louisville City USOC match preview

What Are They All About? Louisville City FC Make it count. This past weekend the Chicago Fire lost on the road in Dallas while utilizing a largely experimental line-up in preparation for the US Open Cup quarterfinal. The likes of Dax McCarty, Bastian Schweinsteiger, and Nemanja Nikolic were rested while attacking engine Aleksandar Katai was... Read more »

Fire lose Brimstone Cup match to FC Dallas

The Fire dropped to 6-10-5 on the season following at 3-1 loss to FC Dallas. Playing without Bastian Schweinsteiger, Dax McCarty, Nemanja Nikolic, and Aleksandar Katai to start the game, the Fire seemed to be sacrificing this match with an eye towards Wednesday night’s US Open match against Louisville City. Brandt Bronico scored the Fire’s... Read more »

Fire v FC Dallas match preview

What Are They All About? FC Dallas Unacceptable. This past Wednesday the Chicago Fire dropped a result at home, losing 4-3 against the Philadelphia Union. The match was full of fireworks and was certainly fun to watch for neutrals but Chicago’s inability to close out matches surfaced once again as they allowed Philly’s winning tally... Read more »

Fire v Union match gallery

Fire v Union match gallery
Take a look at Sean King’s match photos from the Fire’s 4-3 loss to the Union.

Fire lose to Union in shocking fashion

The Fire dropped to eighth place in the Eastern Conference following a 4-3 loss at home to the Philadelphia Union. Philadelphia’s Cory Burke scored a brace with a first half stoppage time header and a tap in following a Richard Sanchez clearance while Haris Medunjanin converted a giveaway but the most incredible moment of the... Read more »