Following his team's come from behind win against Chivas USA, Chicago Fire head coach Denis Hamlett was sure to praise Mexican hero Cuauhtémoc Blanco. Speaking after the game Hamlett said: "From the start, the game had a playoff-type feeling. We just kept believing in what we're capable of doing and pushing the game and in the end, we got the three points. We showed good composure to get back.
"The guy is such a competitor and such a winner, and that helps our team in terms of having the belief that we can overcome anything," said Hamlett of Blanco. "He was very active and had a lot of energy and as a result, he was involved in the plays that lead to our goals."