A late penalty kick goal by Union's Sebastien Le Toux gave Philadelphia the equalizer as Saturday's game finished in a 1-1 draw for the Fire. Jeff Larentowicz scored the lone goal for Chicago.
Fire forward Mike Magee isn't just a star on the pitch. The reigning MLS MVP released "Mike Magee's Day Off," a spoof of the 80's cult classic "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" on Wednesday.
As 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.
3yThe Philadelphia Union shut out the Fire 1-0 on Saturday. Sebastien Le Toux scored the only goal of the game for the Union at the 36th minute mark. The Fire have now gone 0-3-2 in their past five games.
3yAs the short-handed Chicago Fire kept a 1-0 lead against the Los Angeles Galaxy, Omar Gonzalez headed in a corner by Landon Donovan, salvaging a 1-1 tie Saturday afternoon.
3yThe Chicago Fire are five points out of playoff position and hope to step up their game and look to avoid a three-game slide as they play the Los Angeles Galaxy. Catch the game LIVE on Comcast SportsNet.
3yFredy Montero scored twice on Saturday night, but none were bigger than his header in stoppage time that boosted Seattle past the Fire with a 2-1 score. Chicago's only goal came from John Thorrington.
3yHouston Dynamo forward Brian Ching got the last of his three goals at the 85th minute mark to put the Fire away for good on Saturday night. Calen Carr scored his third goal in two games for the Fire.
3yIn his return from a strained quadriceps injury Wednesday night, Fire forward Calen Carr came off the bench to score the game-winning goal in Chicago's 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution.
3yFire midfielder Freddie Ljungberg talks about the Fire's big win over the New England Revolution Wednesday night and whether or not the team can make the MLS playoffs on Chicago Tribune Live.