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Fire to Play Hotspurs in Friendly

By Victor Jacobo



The Chicago Fire announced Monday that they will host a friendly match agains the EPL's Tottenham Hostspurs.

The match is set to be played on July 26 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Ill. The time of the game is to be determined.

In a press release on the Fire website, Chicago Fire Chief Operating Officer Atul Khosla said that, "making the investment to bring a club like Spurs to Toyota Park demonstrates our continued commitment to facilitating the growth of soccer. We welcome the opportunity to showcase Chicago Fire soccer to a broader base of soccer fans, not only here at home, but also those from around the globe.”

Tottenham will be the fifth English team to play the Fire. Chicago have also played Manchester United, Aston Villa, Everton and Derby County. In those matches, Chicago is 2-2-0.