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Chicago Fire Travel to Face Colorado Rapids

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CHICAGO FIRE TRAINING SCHEDULE: June 12-15

Tuesday, June 12
10:30 a.m. CT - Toyota Park Practice Field - First 15 minutes open to media
Travel to Colorado

Wednesday, June 13
8 p.m. CT - Chicago Fire at Colorado Rapids - Dick's Sporting Goods Park

Thursday, June 14
Return to Chicago

Friday, June 15
Off

Please note that training times and location are subject to change. Media interested in attending a training session are asked to RSVP to the Chicago Fire Communications Department at ekim@chicago-fire.com for the most up-to-date information.

CHICAGO FIRE at COLORADO RAPIDS
The Fire hold a 19-14-9 all-time regular season record against the Rapids, including a 3-10-7 record in matches played in Colorado.

Two Fire forwards previously spent time in Colorado. In 2017, Alan Gordon scored three goals and tallied four assists in 26 matches for the Rapids. During the 2015-16 seasons, Luis Solignac appeared in a total of 33 games and scored three goals and added four assists before joining the Fire in a trade on Aug. 3, 2016.

CHICAGO FIRE TRAVEL TO FACE ATLANTA UNITED IN LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
The Chicago Fire continue its 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup campaign when they take on Atlanta United in the Round of 16 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. on June 20 at 6:30 p.m. CT.

The two sides were drawn into the Mideast Region with USL sides Louisville City FC and Nashville SC. The winner of the Fire vs. Atlanta United match will host the quarterfinal on July 18.

The Fire advanced by taking down Columbus Crew SC 10 to 9 in a penalty kick shootout after the two sides ended regulation and extra time tied 2-2 on June 6.

Atlanta United defeated the Charleston Battery 3-0 to advance to the next round.

In addition to its four trophies raised in the historic tournament in 1998, 2000, 2003 and 2006, the Fire have appeared in 12 tournament semifinals, including five in the last seven years. The Fire own an all-time U.S. Open Cup record of 42-14-7.

Broadcast information will be announced at a later date.

About Chicago Fire Soccer Club
The Chicago Fire Soccer Club was founded in 1998 on the 126th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, and kicked off its 21st season in Major League Soccer in 2018. The Fire have won six major domestic championship titles, including the 1998 MLS Cup, the 1998, 2000, 2003 and 2006 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cups, as well as the 2003 Supporters' Shield. The Club's charitable arm, the Chicago Fire Foundation, was recognized as 2016 Beyond Sport Team of the Year and 2015 Robert Wood Johnson Sport Team of the Year. As part of the national It's Everyone's Game campaign, the Fire have committed to assist in the construction of 50 mini-pitches in underserved neighborhoods throughout the Chicagoland area in the next five years. Anchoring Chicago's growing soccer fan base, the Fire play their home games at 20,000-seat Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Ill. For more information on the Chicago Fire Soccer Club, visit www.Chicago-Fire.com.