The Fire (5-11-4, 19 points) host Western Conference leader FC Dallas (11-5-5, 38 points) Sunday night at Toyota Park. Kickoff is slated for 6 p.m. CT on Fox Sports 1.
Monday's announcement of the sign-and-trade deal with the Montreal Impact helped the Fire accommodate Gilberto as a designated player on the club roster. As the Fire await his arrival, Frank Yallop admits more is in the works in the summer window...
The Fire have acquired Brazilian forward Gilberto off waivers from Toronto FC and completed a sign-and-trade deal with the Montreal Impact, acquiring allocation money in exchange for Didier Drogba, the club confirmed Monday afternoon.
5mWhat 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.
5mThe Chicago Fire unveiled a new secondary kit inspired by the City of Chicago flag. It will be worn 14 times this season.
5mAfter 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.
5mThe 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.
5mWith two ties in as many games at the Simple Invitational, the Fire will wrap up preseason with a Saturday fixture against Vancouver Whitecaps FC.
5mIn 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.
5mThe Fire earned a 0-0 tie with Stabaek IF on Sunday, but must quickly switch gears and turn their eyes to a Wednesday night fixture against Simple Invitational hosts Portland Timbers.