Insipid attacking play, mental lapse cost Fire in another scoreless loss
For the fifth time this season, the Chicago Fire found themselves on the wrong end of a clean sheet, being kept off the scoresheet once again in Saturday afternoon's 1-0 defeat to the visiting Philadelphia Union.
While confidence in Fire Nation was at an improved level heading into the match, when the final whistle blew yesterday that confidence was gone. The Men in Red head into another bye week after a stinging loss
After a tough loss in Houston, the Chicago Fire returned home and took care of business. They defeated the Columbus Crew 1-0 with the lone goal coming from off-season addition Jeff Larentowicz in the 83rd minute.
The Houston Dynamo broke the MLS record for the longest unbeaten streak at home, while the Chicago Fire were on the losing end for the fourth time in six matches this season.
Struggling to find the back of the net through the first four fixtures of the 2013 MLS season, the Chicago Fire put three past the visiting New York Red Bulls to earn the team's first win of the season with a 3-1 victory Sunday afternoon.
The Chicago Fire sangged their first point of the year in a gritty, defensive struggle against Sporting Kansas City.
The Fire's home opener on Saturday night against the New England Revolution was expected to be a prime opportunity for the Men in Red to pick up three points. Instead, it was the Revs who walked out of Toyota Park with a 1-0 victory.
The Chicago Fire were taken apart by the defending champs in LA. Here is a look at some of the Fire's troubles from the OPTA Chalkboard
It's only one game. But after a 4-0 opening day drubbing at the hands of the LA Galaxy, Fire fans won't be judged for wanting to hit the panic button.
Although the match ended in a draw, our very own Men in Red have won their first trophy of the year. Let's hope there are a couple of more to come in 2013
The good Fire pre-season form keeps rolling right along. While the Charleston Battery put up a fight, the Men in Red were saved by an amazing goal in stoppage time from a player getting overlooked a bit this pre-season
The Men in Red have looked good so far this year, and the past two days have further backed up that statement
In a lackluster performance, the Chicago Fire couldn't get the job done. In a bit of irony, the death nail for the Fire came at the hands of one of their own, with Calen Carr getting an assist on the night
Chris Rolfe is easily one of the most important players when it comes to the Chicago Fire's offense. How involved has Rolfe been in the final 5 matches. Let's find out!
The Chicago Fire needed a win to clinch the second seed and the third best record in MLS. The rewards would be avoiding the knockout round, and an almost guaranteed birth into the CONCACAF...