Sunday July 27, 2014 July Finished

Chicago Fire 0 - 2 Tottenham Hotspur

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  1. Friendly match - Tottenham brush aside Chicago Fire

    Friendly match - Tottenham brush aside Chicago Fire

    Harry Kane and Aaron Lennon netted as Tottenham beat MLS side Chicago Fire 2-0 in the final match of their US tour. More

  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • Chicago Fire
    • Tottenham Hotspur
    • 90'+3 Chicago Fire 0-2 Tottenham. Fondy sees a shot blocked by Dawson and that is the final whistle.
    • '90+2 Chicago Fire 0-2 Tottenham. Falque shoots from the left channel but Reynish saves. Good work in the build-up by Capoue and Naughton.
    • '90 Three minutes of additional time at Toyota Park.
    • '89 Chicago Fire 0-2 Tottenham. Capoue receives a yellow card for a foul on Duka.
    • '88 Chicago Fire 0-2 Tottenham. Falque sets up Soldado with a lovely reverse pass, but the Spaniard is frustratingly offside again.
    • '87 Chicago Fire 0-2 Tottenham. Fredericks gets a cross in from the right but Soumare blocks Soldado's header.
    • '85 Chicago Fire 0-2 Tottenham. SAVE. Fire are again undone by the chipped ball over the top but Reynish is out quickly to deny Eriksen.
    • 84' Chicago Fire 0-2 Tottenham. That was a rare moment of quality in this second half.
    • '83 Chicago Fire 0-2 Tottenham. GOAL. Lennon is brave to beat Bakary Soumare to Soldado's chip over the top, and the England winger cuts across the area before rolling the ball past Reynish.
    • '82 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. This game has been really poor in the second half.
    • '81 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Kyle Naughton is shown a yellow card, for what I am not quite sure.
    • '80 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Eriksen finds Fredericks down the right, but the youngster fouls Cochrane as he bears down on goal.
    • '79 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Ryan Fredericks replaces Veljkovic.
    • '78 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Cochrane fouls Eriksen down the right and Spurs win a free-kick.
    • '76 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Franco comes on for Cocis, and Freidel is replaced by Luke McGee. The American gets a warm ovation from the Bridgeview crowd.
    • '75 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Fondy breaks but the forward takes too long and Veljkovic is able to block.
    • '73 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Falque finds Soldado but Cochrane is in quickly to block the shot from the right hand edge of the box.
    • '72 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Soldado is frustrated as Lennon fails to release the ball in time and the Spaniard is adjudged offside.
    • '71 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. The attendance at Toyota Park is 17,156.
    • '70 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Naughton finds Lennon down the right channel but Greg Cochrane makes a great tackle to concede a throw.
    • '68 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Matthew Fondy gives Veljkovic a sly push as the pair compete for a high ball and gives away a free-kick.
    • '67 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Duka gives and goes and shoots from the edge of the box but Friedel is down to save.
    • '66 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Eriksen finds Lennon down the right, but Reynish is out to punch the cross then Cocis clears the second ball.
    • '64 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Soldado is offside and Fire win a free-kick. Friedel is quick out to snuff out any danger as Fire break through Cocis.
    • '63 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. The impressive Holtby is replaced by 24-year-old Yago Falque, who was on loan at Rayo Vallecano last year.
    • '62 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Eriksen tries a turn in the centre but Logan Pause makes the tackle.
    • '61 The game is ragged now, probably as a result of those raft of changes.
    • '59 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Hurtado is shown a yellow card for a cynical tackle on Holtby.
    • '57 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Eriksen finds Lennon but the England winger is unable to trouble Reynish.
    • '54 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Davies shoots over from the left channel after good work from Holtby and Mason.
    • '53 I say that, and off comes Ward, to be replaced by Dilly Duka.
    • '52 I think it was only ten changes for Fire, as Grant Ward is still on.
    • '51 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Fire goalkeeper Kyle Reynish clears what threatened to be an underhit back pass by Alex, under pressure from Soldado.
    • '50 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Jhon Kennedy Hurtado overhits a crossfield ball and Tottenham have possession again.
    • '48 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Friedel makes an easy stop to deny Razvan Cocis down to his right. Capoue thought he was fouled in the build up by Alex, though.
    • '47 I will let you know of any Tottenham changes. Roberto Soldado, Ben Davies, Kyle Naughton, Aaron Lennon and Christian Eriksen are definitely on, anyway.
    • 46' Second half is underway an Fire have made 11 changes. They are in the middle of their regular season, remember. So, Reynish, Soumare, Alex, Duka, Pause, Fondy, Cochrane, Kinney, Franco, Cocis and Hurtado are on for Fire.
    • '45+1 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Half-time, and it has been comfortable for Tottenham. Fire have had their moments but their final pass has been poor and they haven't really tested Brad Friedel.
    • 45' One minute of additional time in Illinois. Holtby plays a lovely flick in midfield then the ball finds Rose, who barges Palmer out of the way and receives a yellow card.
    • '44 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Tottenham are just keeping the ball until Lamela gives it away and Ianni steps out of defence.
    • '43 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Ward gets the ball in midfield but is dispossessed by Holtby.
    • '42 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Shipp's delivery is excellent but Larentowicz fails to get a clean connection on his header at the far post.
    • '41 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Ward runs at Veljkovic and the Swiss fouls the youngster down the Fire right.
    • '40 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Townsend tries a reverse pass to find Kane but slightly overhits it and Johnson picks up.
    • '39 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Ward gets to the byline and flicks the ball back, but Palmer's cross is too aerial and Spurs clear.
    • '37 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Veljkovic is in trouble after a collision and the 18-year-old is receiving treatment from the physio.
    • '36 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Michael Dawson makes a strong header at the far post to head clear from Amarikwa.
    • '35 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Mason sets up Rose, who in turn finds Townsend, but the winger's cross is too deep and Larentowicz heads clear.
    • '34 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Palmer runs at Rose down the right but the Spurs' defender makes a crunching tackle.
    • '33 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. GOOD SAVE. Lamela drives towards goal after cutting in from the right, and no Fire defender comes to him, but Johnson makes another good save, this time to his right.
    • '32 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Shipp's free-kick from the left fails to beat the first defender.
    • '31 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Segares finds Amarikwa down the left, and Walker claims the foul and bats the ball away with his hand. The referee disagrees and awards a free-kick
    • '29 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. GOOD SAVE. Lamela skips past a couple of defenders and shoots across goal but Johnson makes a good stop low to his left.
    • '27 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Walker gets the ball in the right channel and checks back to try and fashion a shooting opportunity, but Segares is back to tackle.
    • '26 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Kane drags the Fire defence out of position but Townsend is just unable to take advantage of the space created and the ball rolls out of play.
    • '25 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Kane gets the ball in the Fire box but the striker has no support and Chris Ritter is back to tackle.
    • '24 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. GOOD SAVE. Walker fouled down the right and Fire win a free-kick. The ball rolls to Matt Watson, who forces Friedel into a full-length block.
    • '23 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Palmer is upset at a foul by Rose on the halfway line. Fire win the free-kick but nothing comes from it.
    • '22 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Mason puts Townsend in down the right and Larentowicz concedes a tactical foul. Walker's curled free-kick sails over the bar.
    • '21 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Walker this time is caught in possession but the England full-back is very quick to recover and tackle Magee.
    • '20 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Shipp loses the ball in midfield but Townsend's pass to Lamela is slightly overhit and Partick Ianni is back to tackle.
    • '19 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Segares gets the ball down the Tottenham left but Capoue clears.
    • '17 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Shipp's corner is cleared by Kane, but the second ball finds Palmer down the right. The Jamaican beats Rose but his cross to the far post is overhit.
    • '16 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Amarikwa turns and puts the ball across goal for Mike Magee but the American's chip floats over the bar.
    • '15 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Mason tries to chip the ball over the top of the Fire defence for Kane, but goakeeper Johnson is quickly out.
    • '13 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Holtby is unhappy that Tottenham do not win the throw after he tackles Gonzalo Segares.
    • '12 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Shipp's corner is cleared and Tottenham break.
    • '11 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Ryan Mason sprays a lovely crossfield pass but then Fire break after a Holtby mistake, with Harry Shipp trying to find Amarikwa, but Spurs clear.
    • '10 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Amarikwa looks hopefully to the referee for a foul after falling over Milos Veljkovic. He gets nothing though.
    • '9 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Lovel Palmer floats the ball into the Tottenham box, and Brad Friedel is quickly out to punch clear from Amarikwa.
    • '8 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Lamela looks very comfortable on the ball, and both Danny Rose and Kyle Walker are giving him options down the flank.
    • '7 As I said...
    • '5 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. GOAL!! Harry Kane nets from close range after Lewis Holtby robs Jeff Larentowicz following a poor pass from Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson.
    • '4 Chicago Fire 0-0 Tottenham. Capoue wins the ball by his own byline and the ball finds Kane on the halfway line, but the Tottenham striker is unable to find a teammate.
    • '3 Chicago Fire 0-0 Tottenham. Lamela shows skill and the ball finds Rose on the left, but Ward and Lovel Palmer combine to stem the attack.
    • '2 Chicago Fire 0-0 Tottenham. A first touch for Brad Friedel, Tottenham are seeing a lot of the ball. But Ward breaks for Fire and his pass to Quincy Amarikwa is slightly overhit and Spurs clear.
    • '1 Chicago Fire 0-0 Tottenham. Tottenham play in black shirts and shorts with yellow trim, Fire are in red and blue. Tottenham kick off right to left.
    • 01:05 Chicago Fire will line up as a 4-4-2. Tottenham could start as a 4-4-2 or a 4-5-1 if Lamela goes wide with Harry Kane playing as a lone striker.
    • 01:00 The teams have finished their warm-ups and we are waiting for the sides to come out. Chicago Fire are coming into this game on the back of a 5-1 defeat at San Jose Earthquakes. Mauricio Pochettino's team recorded a 3-2 win over Toronto on Wednesday, thanks to two goals from Erik Lamela and Andros Townsend's winner.
    • 00:55 And some late team news from Spurs..
    • 00:50 And here is a pic of young Grant Ward..
    • 00:40 Tottenham development squad midfielder Grant Ward, 19, is currently on loan at Fire and starts for the MLS side.
    • 00:35 CHICAGO FIRE: Johnson, Palmer, Larentowicz, Ianni, Segares, Ward, Ritter, Watson, Shipp, Magee, Amarikwa...Subs: Reynish, Soumare, Alex, Duka, Pause, Fondy, Cochrane, Kinney, Franco, Cocis, Hurtado, Joya.///TOTTENHAM: Freidel, Walker, Dawson, Veljkovic, Rose, Holtby, Capoue, Mason, Townsend, Lamela, Kane...Subs: McGee, Fredericks, Naughton, Davies, Kaboul, Lennon, Eriksen, Ceballos, Falque, Soldado.
    • 00:30 Hello and welcome to Eurosport's coverage of the pre-season friendly between Tottenham Hotspur and MLS side Chicago Fire from Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Illinois. Kick off is 1am BST, and this is Nick Royle (@nickaroyle) taking you through all the action.
  • Summary

    • '89 Chicago Fire 0-2 Tottenham. Capoue receives a yellow card for a foul on Duka.
    • '83 Chicago Fire 0-2 Tottenham. GOAL. Lennon is brave to beat Bakary Soumare to Soldado's chip over the top, and the England winger cuts across the area before rolling the ball past Reynish.
    • '81 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Kyle Naughton is shown a yellow card, for what I am not quite sure.
    • '59 Chicago Fire 0-1 Tottenham. Hurtado is shown a yellow card for a cynical tackle on Holtby.
    • 45' One minute of additional time in Illinois. Holtby plays a lovely flick in midfield then the ball finds Rose, who barges Palmer out of the way and receives a yellow card.
    • 00:35 CHICAGO FIRE: Johnson, Palmer, Larentowicz, Ianni, Segares, Ward, Ritter, Watson, Shipp, Magee, Amarikwa...Subs: Reynish, Soumare, Alex, Duka, Pause, Fondy, Cochrane, Kinney, Franco, Cocis, Hurtado, Joya.///TOTTENHAM: Freidel, Walker, Dawson, Veljkovic, Rose, Holtby, Capoue, Mason, Townsend, Lamela, Kane...Subs: McGee, Fredericks, Naughton, Davies, Kaboul, Lennon, Eriksen, Ceballos, Falque, Soldado.

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