If this seems a bit familiar, it’s because it is. Two years ago, the Chicago Fire were set to play the Vancouver Whitecaps in the third group stage game of the MLS is Back Covid-bubble tournament in Orlando. The Fire had recently won a massive game over the Seattle Sounders, and with a win or a draw, they were set…

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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.