FC Dallas vs. the Chicago Fire: a Brimstone Cup explainer

On Saturday night, FC Dallas and the Chicago Fire go head to head in Frisco for the season's only Brimstone Cup meeting (9 pm ET, MLS LIVE). But wait -- Brimstone Cup? Oh yes, the rivalry is real, and dates back to the early days of MLS. In those days, the rivalry burned hot, with the then-Dallas Burn looking to establish dominance over then-new expansion side Chicago. Fans crossed the country frequently just to fuel the fire.

The hunt for bragging rights in this match-up continues -- and for everything you need to know about the rivalry, check out this video that FC Dallas made back in 2011. It gives you a handy breakdown of the very beginnings of it all.