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Fire v Crew preseason match preview

What Are They All About? Columbus Crew A new beginning. After what seems like an eternity, the Chicago Fire are back in action. Although they have played three preseason friendlies already, their first streamed encounter occurs this Saturday against Columbus Crew SC in the Carolina Challenge Cup (4:00 CT on chicago-fire.com). The annual tournament is hosted by the Charleston Battery and both of Saturday’s particpants have won the coveted trophy in years past (Chicago: 2013; Columbus: 2004, 2017, 2018), All joking aside, the tournament can be seen as a transition from the preseason phases of...