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The Fire bring the offense in the second half for their second win of 2019

Posted On: Apr 22, 2019   |   Posted By: WGN TV

CHICAGO - For the first month-and-a-half of the season, fans of the team had hoped their team might break out on offense, considering the number of scoring threats they have to attack their opponent's defense.
Finally, they broke through on Saturday for a decisive victory that showed off their offensive potential to home fans at SeatGeek Stadium. The team struck for three goals in the second half against Colorado which led to a 4-1 victory over the Rapids.
It doubles the previous season-high in scores for the Fire, who got scores two scores in two previous games in the young season. Thanks to the extra offense, the Fire also got their second win of the year, vaulting them up to the seventh spot in the Eastern Conference.
The man who kicked off the scoring is one that Fire fans have come to expect goals from over the past three years - Nemanja Nikolic. His goal in the 34th minute is the 42nd of his career with the team and his third in as many games. After Colorado tied it late in...

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