The Fire didn't start their 2014-15 campaign like they wanted on Friday. The defending MLS champion Los Angeles Galaxy took care of business with a 2-0 victory over the Men in Red.
Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Union announced on Thursday that they have reached an agreement in principle on the terms of a new collective bargaining agreement.
After it appeared that a second deflected goal in as many games would sink the Fire to its first preseason loss in 2015, trialist Shahdon Winchester put matters into his own hands.
With two ties against Bob Bradley's Stabaek IF and hosts Portland Timbers, head coach Frank Yallop will have one more opportunity to assess his players against Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday a