Chicago Fire Soccer On A Serious Hot Streak

Chicago Fire defender Matt Polster breaks free to move the ball downfield in the second half of a U.S. Open Cup soccer match against FC Cincinnati, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Cincinnati. FC Cincinnati won 3-1 on penalty kicks. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Chicago Fire defender Matt Polster breaks free to move the ball downfield in the second half of a U.S. Open Cup soccer match against FC Cincinnati, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Cincinnati. John Minchillo/AP
Chicago Fire defender Matt Polster breaks free to move the ball downfield in the second half of a U.S. Open Cup soccer match against FC Cincinnati, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Cincinnati. FC Cincinnati won 3-1 on penalty kicks. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Chicago Fire defender Matt Polster breaks free to move the ball downfield in the second half of a U.S. Open Cup soccer match against FC Cincinnati, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Cincinnati. John Minchillo/AP

Chicago Fire Soccer On A Serious Hot Streak

Fans of the Chicago Fire haven’t had much to cheer about in recent years. It’s been 18 years since they last won the MLS League Cup, and they haven’t even seen the postseason since 2012. But they’ve turned it around this season. The Fire lead the league in points, and the new face of the club is one of the biggest stars in global soccer. One of the Fire’s biggest fans joins us to talk about what some might call the Turnaround at Toyota Park.