3. Chicago are not much better in that regard
The Fire may have won 4-0 with a clean sheet to boot, but it wasn’t the most impressive performance.
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They were clinical, taking advantage of any mistakes made by Orlando. However, they did not create much themselves on offense, mostly just passing the ball around the back, keeping easy and controlled possession without ever really pushing the envelope.
Defensively, the Fire were not much better than usual and were quite lucky to have gotten a clean sheet. Dom Dwyer had several chances throughout the course of the game and should’ve had a brace considering his usual quality in the final third. It wasn’t like the Fire keeper Richard Sanchez stood on his head either as Orlando either had their efforts hit right at him or well off target.
Chicago deserve to celebrate the victory but must also realize a performance like that won’t get the job done against tougher opposition.