Chicago Fire Academy Teams Goes Undefeated at Home in MLS NEXT Play
The Chicago Fire Academy teams showcased their dominance on home turf as they went undefeated in the latest round of MLS NEXT play. With impressive performances and thrilling matchups, the Fire Academy teams proved their mettle and secured a successful weekend of results in Bridgeview, Ill.
Youthful Dominance: U-13’s Thrive in Home Opener
The youngest members of the Chicago Fire Academy showcased their skills in their first home matchup of the season. Facing off against SC Wave, the Fire displayed their dominance, securing an impressive 6-1 victory. Oscar Trujilo and Markas Steponavicius shone on the score sheet with a brace each, while Kash Held and Jensyn Goranson also contributed with a goal apiece. This resounding win sets the tone for an exciting season ahead for the U-13’s.
Fierce Battle: U-14’s Display Determination
In their home opener against SC Wave, the U-14’s of the Chicago Fire Academy put up a valiant fight. Despite creating numerous chances, the match ended in a hard-fought 0-0 draw. The young players showcased their determination and talent, creating an engaging and competitive matchup. With their next MLS NEXT play against Indy Eleven, the U-14’s will undoubtedly continue to strive for victory and showcase their potential.
Unstoppable Force: U-19’s Dominate on Home Turf
The oldest members of the Chicago Fire Academy, the U-19’s, proved to be an unstoppable force in their opening home match against Lou Fusz Academy. Displaying exceptional skill and teamwork, the U-19’s secured an impressive 7-0 victory. Michael Ramirez and Michael Nesci were the stars of the match, recording hat-tricks each. Oskar Duenkel also contributed with a goal, while Charlie Heuer provided two assists. With a strong offensive performance and a clean sheet victory, the U-19’s maintain their undefeated record this season.
The Chicago Fire Academy teams have truly made their mark in MLS NEXT play, with each age group showcasing their talent and determination. The U-13’s, U-14’s, and U-19’s have proven that they are forces to be reckoned with, both at home and on the pitch. As the season progresses, fans eagerly anticipate more thrilling matchups and outstanding performances from these young athletes.