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Fire Sun Sep 14 2008

Brutal Frankness

You can't say the Chicago Fire don't care when they have a bad day at the office. At halftime of the Chicago Fire's 2-0 loss to the Colorado Rapids, coach Denis Hamlet offered a brutally honest assessment of his team's play to sideline reporter Sarah Kustok, saying something along the lines of, "we're playing terribly."

Goalkeeper Jon Busch, who blundered on the first goal and could have been expected to save the second given the season he's had, said this about his performance:

"The loss came down to me. I was not good in the first half...I am disappointed with myself. I let myself down, I let the coaches down, I let my teammates down, and I let the fans down. But I will take this one on the chin. We have a really good team here, we just need to regroup and go from there."

But maybe the most brutal criticism of the team's performance came from MY50's commentator, Fred Huebner. Coming back from a commercial break early he could be overheard telling color commentator Chris Doran, "Then we'll come back and you can tell us why they sucked."

Check it out in its full glory from youtube after the break.

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