Mike Magee and Lovel Palmer sealed a 3-1 win for the Fire over the Charlotte Independence Tuesday night, helping Frank Yallop's group advance to the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal against Orlando City SC.
The United States got a big performance from Carli Lloyd, who scored a goal and set up another, en route to a 2-0 defeat of Germany, a win that advanced the U.S. to the FIFA Women's World Cup final.
For the second time in two weeks, the Chicago Fire will host a USL side in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. This time, a trip to the quarterfinal is on the line.
3mFire midfielder and Lake Forest native Harry Shipp was honored as the Fire of the Year at the 27th annual Comcast SportsNet Sports Awards. Watch Shipp's acceptance message right here.
3mWhat better way to open a season than to crash the defending champs' party? The Fire open their season Friday night in Los Angeles, where the Galaxy will be celebrating last season's championship victory.
4mThe Chicago Fire unveiled a new secondary kit inspired by the City of Chicago flag. It will be worn 14 times this season.
4mAfter nicking a late equalizer against Vancouver on Saturday, the Fire emerged from preseason unbeaten. That and more in the five takeaways from the Men in Red's outing at the Simple Invitational.
4mThe 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.
4mWith two ties in as many games at the Simple Invitational, the Fire will wrap up preseason with a Saturday fixture against Vancouver Whitecaps FC.
4mIn 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.