Fire opens preseason with victory

The Chicago Fire kicked off its preseason schedule with a 2-0 win over Florida Gulf Coast University at Ave Maria’s North Park on Sunday.

Dominic Oduro and Daniel Paladini scored the two Fire goals.

The Fire played 28 of 32 players on its preseason roster as head coach Frank Klopas looked to evaluate talent.

The Fire’s next preseason match comes against fellow MLS side Columbus Crew at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.