USA vs. Netherlands game: Chicago Fire hosts sold-out World Cup watch party on Northwest Side

ByChristian Piekos WLS logo
Saturday, December 3, 2022
Chicago Fire hosts sold-out watch party for USA vs. Netherlands game
The Chicago Fire is hosting a 2022 World Cup watch party for fans to cheer on USA soccer on Saturday. Some Netherlands players have flu symptoms.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The American Men's National Team is took on the Netherlands on Saturday morning, losing 3-1.

The Chicago Fire hosted hundreds of soccer fans for a sold-out watch party.

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The Netherlands will go on to the semi-finals to take on either Argentina or Australia, who also play Saturday.

The U.S. came off a 1-0 win against Iran this week.

Christian Pulisic was cleared to play against the Dutch after colliding with the Iranian goalkeeper as he scored Tuesday's winning goal.

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The Netherlands' manager said several of his team's players are battling flu-like symptoms, but didn't say who.

The party kicked off at 9 a.m. at the Fire Pitch on the Northwest Side.