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www.chicagonow.com Sep 20, 2018

Fire v Revolution match preview

What Are They All About? New England Revolution This past weekend the Chicago Fire ended a month-long hiatus from formal competition with a 4-0 victory over Orlando City, their first league win in ten matches. The rout came against one of the league’s worst teams and Chicago are still twelve points out of a playoff position with just six matches remaining, but there seemed to be a marked improvement in the team’s attitude and performance. Nemanja Nikolic’s thirteenth and fourteenth goals of the season, Aleksandar Katai’s resurgence, and Michael DeLeeuw’s return to the score sheet...
www.chicagonow.com Sep 17, 2018

Fire end skid with 4-0 win over Orlando City

The Fire registered their first league win since June 30 and halted a nine-game winless streak with a thorough 4-0 victory over Orlando City. The match was also the team's first MLS contest since a 1-1 draw against Columbus on August 23. A pair of their returning injured players figured prominently into the win. Michael de Leeuw scored a goal and added two assists and Djordje Mihailovic also had two assists. Nemanja Nikolic opened the scoring with a tap-in of a de Leeuw pass following a Dax McCarty takeaway in the third minute. Aleksandar Katai finished into an open net when de Leeuw picked...
www.chicagonow.com Aug 24, 2018

Fire, Crew play to 1-1 draw

The Fire managed to halt their eight game losing streak in league play with a 1-1 draw against the Columbus Crew at Toyota Park. The team's more conservative approach continued with Bastian Schweinsteiger floating in and out of the backline and a high pressing style almost worked against Columbus for the second time this season. Nemanja Nikolic converted a Milton Valenzuela turnover into a goal in the 67th minute following a fairly uneventful first half. Another late goal denied the Fire from collecting all three points. The Crew tied the match in the 87th minute when a loose ball found its...

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