A 37th-minute header from Adailton fired the Men in Red to their first victory of the season against a visiting Philadelphia Union at Toyota Park on Sunday.
The Chicago Fire (0-3-0, 0 pts) will welcome Eastern Conference opponent Philadelphia Union (0-1-2, 2 pts) to Toyota Park on Sunday.
4yIn a deal announced Wednesday from Chivas USA, the Chicago Fire have acquired Colombian defender Yamith Cuesta in exchange for a 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft selection.
4yAfter failing to reach the postseason last year, Fire head coach Carlos De Los Cobos is hoping to bring the team back to the playoffs this season. In the season opener the Fire battled to a 1-1 draw.
4yAfter missing out on the MLS playoffs in 2010, the the Fire are ready for a far more successfull 2011 season. Logan Pause, Sean Johnson and Jalil Anibaba weigh in.
4yThe Fire will begin their season at Pizza Hut Park on Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. The Men in Red will host Landon Donovan, David Beckham, Juan Pablo Angel and the LA Galaxy at Toyota Park on Sunday, April 17.
4yThe Fire continued their rebuilding efforts on Thursday, after losing a number of their big name players, by signing Gaston Puerari.
4yThe 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.
4yAs 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.