Fire drops season opener to Chivas USA 3-2 - New York News

Fire drops season opener to Chivas USA 3-2

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CARSON,Calif.(Sunday, March 9, 2014) – The Chicago Fire (0-1-0, 0 points) fell 3-2 toChivas USA (1-0-0, 3 points) Sunday afternoon at the StubHub Center in Carson,Calif. in the Fire's 2014 season opener. After Chivas USA scored two goals inthree minutes early in the second half, the Men in Red mounted a furiouscomeback as Benji Joya scored with his first touch of the match and QuincyAmarikwa equalized with a right-footed shot from distance, but Bobby Burlingheaded home the game-winner for Chivas USA in the waning minutes of the match.

TheFire next head to the Pacific Northwest to take on the Portland Timbers atProvidence Park on Sunday, March 16 at 2:00 p.m. CT (My50/TWCSC Wisconsin/LaLey).

The Men in Red will host 2013 MLS Supporters' Shield winners NewYork Red Bulls for Opening Day at Toyota Park, presented by Giordano's ChicagoPizza, on Sunday, March 23 at 2:00 p.m. CT. Single game tickets to the Fire's17 MLS Regular Season home matches and to the July 26 international friendlyagainst Barclay's Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur FC are now availablevia Ticketmaster and www.Chicago-Fire.com.

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