Chicago Fire FC Weekly Update: February 17 - 23
CHICAGO - Chicago Fire FC will close out its preseason training camp in Los Angeles with matches against Toronto FC and the LA Galaxy this week. The Fire will face Toronto at the University of California-Irvine on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 5:00 p.m. CT, before taking on the LA Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 5:00 p.m. CT. The game against the Galaxy will be streamed live on ChicagoFireFC.com.
Entering the games against Toronto and the Galaxy, the Fire have produced a 2-2-0 record through four 2020 preseason matches. Chicago recently defeated Orange County SC 2-0 on Wednesday, Feb. 12, before falling 4-2 to the Colorado Rapids on Saturday, Feb. 15. Forwards Elliot Collier and CJ Sapong each provided a goal in both matches. Collier and Sapong lead all Fire players with three preseason goals apiece through four games played.
Preseason Roster Approaching its final week in Los Angeles, below is the Fire's most up-to-date preseason roster, featuring signed players, Fire Academy players and trialists.
Goalkeeper: Chris Brady*, Kenneth Kronholm, Bobby Shuttleworth, Gabriel Slonina, Connor Sparrow
Defender: Jonathan Bornstein, Francisco Calvo, Christian Diaz+, Jonathan Jimenez^, Johan Kappelhof, Miguel Angel Navarro, Wyatt Omsberg, Mauricio Pineda, Andre Reynolds II, Boris SekuliÄ, Nicholas Slonina, Jesus VÃ¡zquez+
Midfielder: Micheal Azira, Brandt Bronico, Javier Casas*, PrzemysÅaw Frankowski, Brian Gutierrez*, Jeremiah Gutjahr, Fabian Herbers, Alvaro MedrÃ¡n, Djordje MihailoviÄ, Allan Rodriguez*
Forward: Robert BeriÄ, Elliot Collier, Alex Monis*, CJ Sapong
*Chicago Fire Academy Player ^Unsigned 2020 MLS SuperDraft Pick +Trialist
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