The Sunday slate features a couple of signature friendlies, with some scrimmage action along the way. here's the rundown:
Chicago Fire vs. Miami FC (NASL)
Closing out the evening at 6 p.m. ET, the Men in Red took on NASL side Miami FC at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida and won 5-2 after a wild second half. Fans had the option to WATCH LIVE via IMGAcademyTV.com or follow along on Twitter (CHI: @ChicagoFire | MIA: @TheMiamiFC).
Anyone who did caught this awesome buildup to a David Accam finish:
"It's something we are really working on in the preseason. We have to continue doing this. It’s going to be harder, but still we can do it."
CHI (4-2-3-1): Bava; Peay, Kappelhof, Dekovic, Vincent; McCarty, Bronico; Goossens, Solignac, Johnson; MDL.
MIA (4-4-2): Vega; Smith, Trafford, Bernstein, Borrajo; Ryan, Mares, Rezende, Poku; Pinho, Enzo
CHI (4-2-3-1): Cleveland; Harrington, Campbell, Meira, Doody; Juninho, Conner; Alvarez, Nikolic, Accam; Arshakyan.
MIA (4-4-2): Vega; Michel, Ruthven, Adailton, Freeman; Steele, Lahoud, Baggio, Martinez; Chavez, Dennis.
Orlando City SC vs. Toronto FC
The two MLS squads squared off in a pair of back-to-back matches that kicked at 2 p.m. ET, with Toronto FC scoring the sweep, by a mark of 3-1 and 4-0, respectively.
The second game ended 4-0, with TFC strikes by Ben Spencer, Aikim Andrews and Brian James joining an Orlando City own goal.
No starting XI for the hosts since we're closed door, but the Reds went with their usual 3-5-2: Irwin; Simonin, Moor, Zavaleta; Morrow, Bradley, Osorio, Cooper, Beitashour; Altidore, Giovinco
FC Dallas vs. SMU (Scrimmage)
A little early-morning action in Frisco, Texas, where local side FC Dallas hosted the SMU Mustangs men's soccer team for a scrimmage. The report via @FCDallas Twitter is a 2-0 victory for the MLSers, with both goals coming from Paxton Pomykal.
The MLS club rolled out a starting XI of: Jesse Gonzalez; Trialist, Aaron Guillen, Walker Hume, Reggie Cannon; Anibal Chala, Jacori Hayes, Carlos Cermeño, Rosales; Adonijah Reid, Paxton Pomykal.