Ezra Hendrickson admits ‘relief’ at Chicago Fire’s first win in 10 games

After nearly three months, the Chicago Fire has finally won a match. 

The team defeated D.C. United 1-0 on Saturday at Soldier Field with a 78th minute goal by Fabian Herbers, taking home the much needed three points and snapping their 10-match winless streak.  

“It’s a relief,” said head coach Ezta Hendrickson in his post-game press conference. 

“But the last couple of games now we’ve played some really good soccer…we’re just happy that we’ve kind of stopped the bleeding so to speak. We’re looking forward now to our next opponent, going to Houston, and doing the same thing: Playing hard, playing with the mentality that we’re not going to lose. We’re not going to lose. So, this was good for the team tonight, and I’m very, very proud of the boys.”

The team has come a long way since the start of the season.