Archive for August 2019

Fire v Crew match preview

What Are They All About? Columbus Crew  A valiant effort. This past weekend the Chicago Fire Soccer Club lost on the road against the New England Revolution by a score line of 2-1. A highly contested match and a fairly impressive road showing was squandered by a late Chicago mistake as Gustavo Bou pounced on a... Read more »

Revs edge Fire 2-1

Gustavo Bou’s 86th minute goal gave the New England Revolution a 2-1 victory over the visiting Fire and may have ended the visitor’s playoff hopes. Bou intercepted Francisco Calvo’s errant pass intended for Michael Azira before blasting a shot into the net past Kenneth Kronholm. New England took the lead in the 17th minute as... Read more »

Fire v Revolution match preview

What Are They All About? New England Revolution Another chance at redemption. This past weekend the Chicago Fire Soccer Club defeated the Philadelphia Union at SeatGeek stadium by a score line of 2-0. More impressive than the result over the East’s top team was the way in which the hosts fought for one another after... Read more »

Fire keep playoff hopes alive with 2-0 win over Union

Nemanja Nikolic scored a brace as the Fire, playing with ten men for all of the second half defeated the Eastern Conference leading Philadelphia Union 2-0 at SeatGeek Stadium. The match was a ‘must-win’ for the Fire in order to stay close in the race for the seventh playoff spot and they delivered with one... Read more »

Fire v Union match preview

What Are They All About? Philadelphia Union Too little, too late. This past Wednesday the Chicago Fire Soccer Club lost on the road against the Portland Timbers. A valiant effort despite Aleksandar Katai’s ejection was mustered by the visitors, but the quality of the hosts proved to be too much as the match ended 3-2.... Read more »

Fire fall short in Portland

Despite giving up two early goals and playing man short for more than an hour, the Fire managed to stay close in Portland before dropping a 3-2 decision to the Timbers. The home team scored in the eleventh minute when David Ousted came out to challenge a long pass behind the defense for Martin Loria.... Read more »

Fire v Timbers match preview

What Are They All About? Portland Timbers Dreamland. This past weekend the Chicago Fire Soccer Club earned a home victory over the Montreal Impact. The 3-2 score line put the Fire within touching distance of the seventh and final playoff spot. Although they have played a match more than most teams ahead of them in... Read more »

Fire outlast Impact 3-2

Bastian Schweinsteiger’s 88th minute goal gave the Fire a 3-2 victory in a must-win match at home against the Montreal Impact. The win pulled to Fire back to within three points of the seventh playoff position in the Eastern Conference. Schweinsteiger gathered a loose ball from another corner kick in the eighth minute to find... Read more »

Fire v Impact match preview

Qui sont-ils? Aperçu du Match Contre Montreal Forward Progress? This past weekend the Chicago Fire Soccer Club earned their first road victory of the 2019 MLS season and their first road win in over a calendar year. A 1-0 result over the Houston Dynamo, courtesy of a Nemanja Nikolic tally, also propelled them back into... Read more »

Fire finally win a road game, edge Houston 1-0

Nemanja Nikolic’s late first half stoppage time goal provided all that the Fire needed for the first road win since May 25, 2018. With time running out in the first half, Aleksandar Katai’s corner kick was played to Nicolas Gaitan 30 yards out. Gaitan’s chip into the area found Nikolic, who directed the ball into... Read more »