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www.chicagonow.com May 22, 2018

Schweinsteiger frustrated in another home loss

Bastian Schweinsteiger signed with the Chicago Fire in 2017 knowing that the team was coming off two consecutive wooden spoon seasons, and that there was work to be done with a team who had not reached the playoffs since 2012. After a mostly successful campaign that resulted in a third place finish in the league and a return to the playoffs via a first round exit against New York Red Bulls, the Fire's woes experienced at the end of 2017 have continued in 2018. The team's struggles were on display via a 3-2 home loss on Sunday afternoon to the Houston Dynamo. The Fire surrendered an early...
www.chicagonow.com May 21, 2018

Fire v Dynamo match gallery

More work from Sean King during the Fire's 3-2 loss to Houston.
www.chicagonow.com May 21, 2018

Fire frustrated in 3-2 loss to Houston

The Fire lost a game at home that they had to have. A 3-2 defeat at Toyota Park, marked Houston's first road victory of the season and left the Fire with a lowly 2-4-1 mark at home. At 3-6-2 overall, the team is in danger of letting the season slip away from them. After a 4th minute Romell Quioto goal gave the visitors the lead, the Fire charged back with two scores in the three minutes to take the lead. Bastian Schweinsteiger generated chances in the 14th and 17th that were finished by Nemanja Nikolic and Diego Campos respectively, but Houston took full control of the second half. Alberth...
www.chicagonow.com May 18, 2018

Fire v Dynamo match preview

What Are They All About? Houston Dynamo Fragile at best. This past weekend the Chicago Fire lost 3-0 on the road in Columbus against the Crew in what can only be described as a comprehensive demolition. Out shot, out possessed, and out coached, the Fire’s chances to rise above the red line for the first time this season disappeared into the Ohio air as Columbus claimed second in the East. The result exemplified the trajectory of both teams this season and was another rude awakening for Veljko Paunovic and Nelson Rodriguez. This Chicago side is not only incomplete, as they both have...
www.chicagonow.com May 13, 2018

Crew trounce Fire 3-0

The Fire were handled easily by the Columbus Crew, in what could have been the last visit to MAPFRE stadium. Without Bastian Schweinsteiger, who did not travel for the match, the Fire started Diego Campos and Elliot Collier and weren't able to get much going although they were competitive in the first half. A first half Gonzalo Higuain penalty kick and two Gyassi Zardes second half goals provided the scoring in a relatively easy win for Columbus at home. Fire line up Sanchez; Ellis (Corrales 58') , Kappelhof, Campbell, Vincent; McCarty (Tchani 56'), Adams (Bronico 54'), Campos, Collier,...