Chicago Fire cap the first half of the season with a draw at home

By Ernesto Hernandez The first half of the season of the 2019 MLS season is in the books. After a 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake at home, the Chicago Fire's record stands at 4 wins, 7 draws, 6 losses which puts them outside the final playoff spot. https://twitter.com/SecondCitySoc/status/1142587627385872384 The draw against Real Salt Lake … Continue reading Chicago Fire cap the first half of the season with a draw at home

Chicago Fire hit season low, crash out of the U.S. Open Cup

The Chicago Fire were eliminated from the 2019 U.S. Open Cup by USL Championship side Saint Louis FC on Tuesday, June 11. (Nick Dawes/Saint Louis FC) By Ernesto Hernandez The international break was supposed to serve as a mental and physical break. For the Fire, it's been anything but after crashing out of the U.S. … Continue reading Chicago Fire hit season low, crash out of the U.S. Open Cup

Chicago Fire moving forward with Kenneth Kronholm as goalkeeper controversy arises

Chicago Fire goalkeeper Kenneth Kronholm (27) makes a save against New York City during the second half at SeatGeek Stadium. (Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports) By Ernesto Hernandez The Chicago Fire's 1-1 result versus NYCFC may have been the least important part of that game. Not lost in the shuffle was the curious line-up choices made … Continue reading Chicago Fire moving forward with Kenneth Kronholm as goalkeeper controversy arises

Chicago Fire look to continue their winning ways against NYCFC

Nicolas Gaitan and the Chicago Fire hope to follow their victory against Colorado Rapids with another one when they visit New York City FC on Wednesday, April 24. (Chicago Fire Soccer Club) By Ernesto Hernandez The Chicago Fire head on the road to face New York City FC at Yankee Stadium. The Fire are coming … Continue reading Chicago Fire look to continue their winning ways against NYCFC

Talk of goalie ‘controversy’ at the Chicago Fire is premature

by Ernesto Hernandez One of the talking points coming out of the Chicago Fire's draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps focused on the Fire's goalie situation. That's because it was David Ousted's error in the 53rd minute that led to Vancouver's goal.Had this been a one-time thing, perhaps the error could be forgiven or chalked up to … Continue reading Talk of goalie ‘controversy’ at the Chicago Fire is premature