Patrick and Alex break down the Fire’s latest loss to CF Montreal, wonder whether Xherdan Shaqiri will ever demonstrate he actually cares about playing in Chicago, and debate whether Georg Heitz should be out as sporting director. Plus, we look ahead to this week’s set of matches: Wednesday in New England, and Saturday in Columbus.


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.