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Good news: the Fire have advanced to the US Open Cup quarterfinals and Xherdan Shaqiri is paying his best soccer for the Fire. Bad news: they are still a team incapable of defending a lead (and sometimes defending in general) and can’t seem to make any headway up the standings. Watch the show on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Vcrh_B_abg Follow our host

The Chicago Fire have sacked head coach Ezra Hendrickson. We discuss that decision and the impending fallout of it, as well as the Fire’s double feature with St Louis City this week and Brian Gutierrez not going to the U20 World Cup Watch the show on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uluGhM59htk Follow our host

Pat and Alex look back at the Chicago Fire’s disappointing 2022 campaign—both the lows (missing the playoffs, the Open Cup loss, Shaqiri’s contributions, Torres and Przybylko’s injuries from the start), and the highs (Jhon Duran, Brian Gutierrez, Wyatt Omsberg, Rafael Czichos, Carlos Teran, Gaga Slonina, and that emotional goal by Alex Monis to cap off the season). Plus, what do…

The Chicago Fire aren’t making the playoffs. Sure, it’s not completely a done deal, and the players and coaches should continue to fight until mathematical elimination, but after Tuesday night’s loss to CF Montreal it’s a statistical long shot. The Fire would need to win out and get some help from other teams. FiveThirtyEight has the Fire down to a…