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.