Chicago Fire Defeat Montreal Impact 3:0 in Major League Soccer Match

The Chicago Fire had a convincing victory against the Montreal Impact in Match Day 33 of Major League Soccer. B. Gutiérrez opened up the scoring for the Chicago Fire at 9 minutes with a 1-0 lead, followed shortly by M. Haile-Selassie who doubled their lead to 2-0 at 11 minutes. It was X. Shaqiri from the Chicago Fire who sealed their 3-0 victory with his goal at 33 minutes, securing an impressive win for his team and ending Montreal’s hopes of a comeback.


Chicago Fire

C. Brady (rating 7.9)
A. Souquet (rating 6.9)
M. Pineda (rating 7.5)
R. Czichos (rating 6.7)
M. Navarro (rating 7)
F. Herbers (rating 7.5)
G. Giménez (rating 7)
M. Haile-Selassie (rating 8)
X. Shaqiri (rating 7.5)
B. Gutiérrez
G. Koutsias (rating 7.2)

Montreal Impact

J. Sirois (rating 6)
J. Waterman (rating 6.9)
G. Campbell (rating 6.5)
G. Corbo (rating 6.5)
Z. Brault-Guillard
N. Saliba (rating 6.9)
V. Wanyama (rating 6.2)
A. Lassiter (rating 6.7)
B. Duke (rating 6.9)
K. Opoku (rating 6.9)
M. Toye (rating 6.6)


Chicago Fire

G. Giménez (J. Torres, 46)
B. Gutiérrez (K. Kamara, 56)
M. Haile-Selassie (A. Aceves, 66)
A. Souquet (J. Dean, 67)
G. Koutsias (M. Rodríguez, 76)

Montreal Impact

G. Corbo (C. Offor, 46)
B. Duke (A. Herrera, 46)
V. Wanyama (S. Piette, 46)
K. Opoku (Ahmed Hamdi, 58)
M. Toye (J. Vilsaint, 79)

Ball possession:

The Chicago Fire had a tough game against the Montreal Impact, as they only held 39% of ball possession throughout the match. Despite this, Chicago Fire managed to make 5 shots on target and 5 on goal, with Brian Gutierrez being their most active player in terms of the number of shots. Montreal Impact made 17 shots on target and 4 on goal, with Nathan Saliba making the most hits on goal. It was an intense match between two talented teams that ultimately ended in a win for Montreal Impact.


3 dribbles per game.

Fabian Herbers of the Chicago Fire had a pass accuracy of 84%, making 39 total passes. George Campbell from the Montreal Impact had a pass accuracy of 90%, making 95 total passes. Georgios Koutsias from the Fire made 2 key passes in his performance, while Nathan Saliba from Montreal Impact averaged 2.3 dribbles per game. Both teams showed impressive passing and dribbling skills during their match-up, with each player making an impact on the field.


The Chicago Fire and Montreal Impact had a defensive showcase in their latest match. The Chicago Fire had 11 interceptions, with Mauricio Pineda leading the team with 4. Montreal Impact had 12 interceptions, with George Campbell getting the most at 3. For Chicago Fire, Mauricio Pineda managed to get one interception himself. Unfortunately for the Montreal Impact, they were unable to make an interception during this match. It was certainly an impressive defensive performance from both teams!


The Chicago Fire and the Montreal Impact are two teams that have a lot of grit and determination. This is evident in the number of face-to-face fights for the ball their players have engaged in. Leading the pack are Georgios Koutsias from Chicago Fire with 8 fights, and Zachary Brault Guillard from Montreal Impact with 7 fights. It’s clear that these two players have a real passion for winning on the field, and it shows in their willingness to go all out for their team.


    Yellow cards:

  • Rafael Czichos (Chicago Fire) at 35 minute
  • Arnaud Souquet (Chicago Fire) at 56 minute
  • Mauricio Pineda (Chicago Fire) at 78 minute
  • Nnamdi Chinonso Offor (Montreal Impact) at 70 minute

    The last five games (including this match):

    • Chicago Fire – WWWLL
    • Montreal Impact – LLLLL

    Top 5 Major League Soccer scorers:

    1. Hany Mukhtar (36, Nashville SC)
    2. Sebastián Driussi (31, Austin)
    3. Julián Carranza (30, Philadelphia Union)
    4. Jesús Ferreira (28, FC Dallas)
    5. Dániel Gazdag (27, Philadelphia Union)

    Next games:

    • Chicago Fire will play with Orlando City SC. August 21 at 00:30 (UTC), on Soldier Field.
    • Montreal Impact will play with Toronto FC. August 20 at 23:30 (UTC), on BMO Field.
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