The Men in Red concluded an unbeaten preseason with a 1-1 tie against Vancouver Whitecaps FC Saturday afternoon, thanks to a last-gasp equalizer from trialist Shahdon Winchester.
With two ties in as many games at the Simple Invitational, the Fire will wrap up preseason with a Saturday fixture against Vancouver Whitecaps FC.
In their second game in the Simple Invitational and first against MLS opposition this preseason, the Fire carved out another draw, this time at the hands of Caleb Porter's Portland Timbers.
8mMembers of the Chicago Fire have been closely following the U.S. men's national team during the World Cup, and they said they're proud of their fellow players fighting to advance to the round of 16.
8mThousands of USA soccer fans packed the streets of Chicago to watch Sunday evening's World Cup match between USA and Portugal.
8mThe United States seemed on their way to advancing from the Group of Death until Ronaldo found Varela in the 95th minute to force a draw, meaning the U.S. must draw against Germany to advance.
8mDue to copious amounts of rain in the past several days, the U.S. Soccer Federation has moved Chicago's World Cup watch party again, this time to Balbo Drive between Lake Shore and Columbus drives.
8mAfter losing 4-0 to Germany, anything other than a win against the U.S. would take Portugal's qualification for the last 16 out of their hands.
8mThe U.S. plays its next match in the Amazon Rainforest, where teams have complained about brutally hot conditions. The Americans are hoping that conditions aren't worse than they've seen before.
8mAfter an estimated 10,000 fans showed up to watch the U.S.-Ghana World Cup match at Arvey Field, the U.S. Soccer Federation is moving their next one to the home of the Blackhawks' Stanley Cup rally.