Designated Player and Ghanaian international David Accam stole the show on Friday night, helping the Fire to a 1-0 win over New York City FC at Toyota Park.
The Chicago Fire return from a 20-day break and are aiming to land a third successive victory when the club hosts expansion side New York City FC Friday night at Toyota Park.
After coping with consecutive bye weeks, Frank Yallop says the Fire are benefiting from what players are dubbing a "mini preseason."
1mWhat 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.
1mThe Chicago Fire unveiled a new secondary kit inspired by the City of Chicago flag. It will be worn 14 times this season.
1mAfter 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.
1mThe 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.
1mWith two ties in as many games at the Simple Invitational, the Fire will wrap up preseason with a Saturday fixture against Vancouver Whitecaps FC.
2mIn 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.
2mThe 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.