Pat and Alex break down the Fire’s worst loss in years: a blown 2-0 lead over the Columbus Crew that ended 3-2. With the high spending Fire in last place, is it time to dump Georg Heitz? Is Ezra Hendrickson up to the task? What’s going on with Xherdan Shaqiri asking to come out of the match? And can the Fire redeem themselves against Toronto FC and the Seattle Sounders?


Chicago Fire beat writer and podcast host for CHGO. Youth soccer coach. Exhausted dad. Former TV news reporter. Taco enthusiast. Follow me on Twitter @patrickmccraney.