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Oh What a Feeling – Toyota Park

By Todd McClamroch in News on Jun 23, 2006 12:13PM

Chicago Fire LogoMajor League Soccer's newest soccer specific stadium was built here in Chicagoland and is scheduled to debut this weekend. The Chicago Fire host the New York Red Bulls this Sunday at 6PM at Toyota Park in Bridgeview.

The Fire are returning home after being defeated 1-0 by DC United in the nation's capitol on Wednesday. The Men in Red have lost four straight on the road so they are likely looking forward to the opening of their home ground. The Fire will play their next nine matches in front of their hometown fans at Toyota Park and fifteen out of their final 20 matches will be played there.

The Fire just might need the home field advantage to help them work their way out of the MLS Eastern cellar. In fact, a win in their home opener would move them ahead of the Red Bulls and into fifth place.

Chicagoist will be on hand to check out the new digs!