Just two months after firing Frank Yallop following an eight-win season, the Fire have selected their new head coach to turn things around at Toyota Park.
MLS showed major signs of growth in 2015.
The Fire came close to staging a late rally in the second half, but were unable to complete the comeback in a narrow, 2-1 defeat to the New York Red Bulls at Toyota Park on Sunday.
Undoubtedly the most patent source of frustration that left Fire interim coach Brian Bliss bewildered upon return from the nation's capital last week was his side's flimsy mentality.
When Adaílton made the switch from Brazilian Série A's Esporte Clube Bahia to the Fire last December, a dream came true.