The Fire picked up their 12th draw of the season after battling to a scoreless tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps at Toyota Park on Wednesday night.
Two of England's more successful clubs rolled through Chicago this weekend and came away impressed with the state of U.S. soccer and the direction in which it's headed.
Harry Kane's fifth-minute goal was all Premier League side Tottenham needed to get past the Fire, 2-0, in a Saturday night friendly at Toyota Park.
2wQuincy Amarikwa scored the game's lone goal as the Fire snapped a six-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday in Massachusetts.
3wAs evidenced by the World Cup, soccer's popularity is here to stay in the U.S. And the MLS and the Fire are reaping the rewards, seeing their popularity grow as the sport's grows across the country.
3wBrazil entered the 2014 World Cup as heavy favorites, but they won't be crowned champions as the host nation was embarrassed in front of its fans, falling 7-1 to Germany.
3wThe Fire have now played to a draw in 10 of 15 games this season after settling for a 1-1 tie at Sporting Kansas City on Sunday. Mike Magee scored for Chicago in the draw.
4wHarry Shipp scored the lone goal for the Chicago Fire, who played to their ninth draw in 15 games in a 1-1 tie with Toronto FC.
4wCSN's Tom Cooper is a little upset. The heartbreaking exit of the USMNT from this year's World Cup has Cooper, well, heartbroken. Hopefully, though, he can get over his sorrow as the Bulls try to lure free agent Carmelo Anthony.
1mA reported 28,000 fans showed up to Soldier Field on Tuesday to watch on videoboards as the United States men's soccer team battled with Belgium in the Round of 16 World Cup. Our Chris Boden snagged photos.