Ezra Hendrickson was hired Wednesday as coach of Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire.
A person was found dead in a suburban Frankfort home after a large fire Thursday morning, according to the Frankfort Fire Protection District.
Chicago finished in 12th place.
Ignacio Aliseda scored his first goal in nearly three months.
Yeferson Soteldo had a goal and assist and Toronto FC beat Chicago 3-1 on Sunday, spoiling Frank Klopas’ first game as the Fire’s interim coach.
The Chicago Fire fired head coach Raphael Wicky on Thursday, a day after the MLS team beat New York City FC 2-0 for its first victory in a month.
Carles Gil scored in the 91st minute and the New England Revolution beat the Chicago Fire 3-2 on Wednesday night, becoming the first MLS team to clinch a playoff spot.
Chicago had a goal nullified with an offside in the 77th minute and minutes later an own goal sealed the match when Mathieu Choiniere's cross went off defender Carlos Teran.
A long throw in by Carlos Teran landed amid three defenders but, after multiple deflections, Beric found the ball behind the defense and slipped it into the net to help Chicago improve to 6-11-5.
Mason Stajduhar made a career-high five saves for his first MLS shutout, Benji Michel scored and Orlando City beat the Chicago Fire 1-0 on a rain-soaked Saturday night.
Rodolfo Pizarro in second-half stoppage time to give Inter Miami a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Fire on Wednesday night.
Luka Stojanovic scored for the third time in the last two games and the Chicago Fire beat the Columbus Crew 1-0 on Sunday night.
Luka Stojanovic returned to the starting lineup and scored two early goals to help the Chicago Fire beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Sunday.
Gabriel Slonina became the youngest goalkeeper to start an MLS game and finished with four saves to help the Chicago Fire tie New York City FC 0-0 on Wednesday night.
Przemyslaw Frankowski scored in the 10th minute and the 10-man Chicago Fire tied the Philadelphia Union 1-1 on Sunday night.
Kevin Paredes and Ola Kamara scored about five minutes apart to help D.C. United rally for a 2-2 tie with the Chicago Fire on Wednesday night.
No one was injured after a fire broke out in an apartment building in Washington Park on the South Side Thursday night.
Robert Beric broke a tie in the 72nd minute and the Chicago Fire beat Orlando City 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Chicago (2-7-2) snapped a four-game winless streak.
Álvaro Barreal scored his first goal of the season to help FC Cincinnati beat the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Wednesday night.