Chicago Fire FC · Brian Gutierrez
2021 (CHICAGO FIRE): Came on in the 58th minute of the 1-0 win against the Columbus Crew on Aug. 15 at Soldier Field ... Came on in the 87th minute to help keep the shutout in the 0-0 tie with New York City FC on Aug. 4 at Soldier Field ... Came on for Ignacio Aliseda and played the final six minutes of the 2-2 tie with D.C. United on July 21 at Soldier Field ... Helped secure the shutout, coming on for Przemysław Frankowski in the 83rd minute of the 3-0 win against Atlanta United FC on July 3 at Soldier Field ... Played 36 minutes in the 1-0 loss to FC Cincinnati on June 23 at Soldier Field ... Started his fourth consecutive match and payed 45 minutes in the 2-0 loss to the Columbus Crew on June 19 at Historic Crew Stadium ... Played 59 minutes in the 1-0 loss to CF Montréal on May 29 at Soldier Field ... Started his first match at Soldier Field, in the 1-0 win against Inter Miami CF on May 22 ... Became the youngest Homegrown player to start a match for the Chicago Fire when he started and played 60 minutes in the 1-0 loss to D.C. United on May 13 at Audi Field. Gutiérrez earned Man of the Match honors against D.C. United for his performance ... Came in as a sub for Przemysław Frankowski and played 21 minutes in the 2-0 loss against New York Red Bulls on May 1 at Red Bull Arena.
2020 (CHICAGO FIRE): Came in for the final minute of the 2-2 tie with Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 17 ... Played nine minutes in the 4-1 loss to Orlando City SC on Sept. 19 ... Came in for the final minute of the 2-1 loss against the New England Revolution on Sept. 6 ... Played in his third straight game, registering seven minutes in the 3-1 loss to NYCFC on Aug. 29 ... Came in for a second consecutive appearance and logged a shot on goal in two minutes in the 3-0 win against FC Cincinnati at Soldier Field on Aug. 25 ... Made his professional debut, becoming the 13th Chicago Fire Homegrown Player to play for the first team against Columbus Crew SC on Aug. 20.
How he joined the Club: Signed as a Homegrown Player on March 9, 2020.
Gutiérrez, 16, has been a standout in the Academy since 2015 and marks the 16th Homegrown signing for the Fire in Club history. He is under contract with the Fire until 2023 with a Club option for 2024.
In his time with the Fire Academy, Gutiérrez has appeared in 79 matches (73 starts), while tallying 28 goals and 39 assists. Under Academy coach Jeff DeGroot, Gutiérrez developed into one of the most talented midfield prospects in the United States.
On the international scene, Gutiérrez has been a mainstay since 2017 on the U.S. Boys’ Youth National Teams. At the 2019 Nike International Friendlies, Gutiérrez earned an assist in the finals to lift the U.S. U-16 Boys’ National Team to a comeback victory against Turkey.