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Fire Sun Nov 15 2009

MLS Cup Hopes Over for Fire

It was an unfortunate end to the season for the Chicago Fire. After a scoreless game against Real Salt Lake, the teams went head to head in penalty shots. Both teams hit four of their five shots, pushing it to extra kicks. The Fire sent two shots that were blocked. Salt Lake sent one high, but their second made it past Jon Busch. Salt Lake one 5-4, and will now head to the finals against the L.A. Galaxy.

Heartbreaking for Chicago. Even with the loss, the team played a strong match, holding Salt Lake off both halves. Now the Fire will set their sites on next year, hopefully making it to the MLS Cup Finals--and winning.

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