The New York Red Bulls (1-2-2) travel to the Windy City to take on the winless Chicago Fire (0-3-1). Toyota Park is one of two cursed venues for the Red Bulls who have never won in that stadium. New York’s last win in Chicago against the Fire came way back in May 2005 when the team was still the Metrostars. It has been an 11 game winless streak (with no wins in Toyota Park) for the team but it is the first trip for the likes of Tim Cahill, Juninho, and Peguy Luyindula.
The Sleeping Giant
With Chicago still looking for their first win of the MLS season, Mike Petke believes they are a “sleeping giant and very dangerous team to play”. The Red Bulls were in the same position last week against the Union that the Fire are currently in. The Fire are heading into their 5th game of the season, hosting a conference rival. The Union had never won in Red Bull Arena the same way the Red Bulls have yet to secure three points in Toyota Park.
The Fire are very batte...