Nick Rimando - 7.5 Nick, as we all know, became the single player with most wins in MLS against Chicago. That in and of itself doesn’t go into these player ratings, but he did win that record in style making three spectacular saves in the final minutes of the game.
Chris Wingert - 6 Wingert was pretty good when he had his legs, but he did get fatigued after a while and began to lose a step.
Justen Glad - 6.5 Glad had himself another solid performance and came up big more than once to keep the Fire from getting many chances.
Jamison Olave - 6.5 Olave has strung together a few games in a row now to keep himself in contention for more minutes. The game against Chicago was no exception.
Demar Phillips - 6 Demar was credited with an assist, and deservedly so, but also could have done a bit better to shift over when Arturo Alvarez was on the back post and poached a goal.
Luke Mulholland - 6.5 Luke really fits well within the role of chipping in on defense to help Beckerman, connecting with the Javi or Burrito, and taking some shots from distance when the opportunity presents itself.
Javier Morales - 9 Two goals and an assist for Morales dont’ really reflect how well he played against the Fire. Just when we thought he might be losing a step, he goes and does something like this.
Kyle Beckerman - 6.5 Beckerman’s creativity against the Fire was fun to watch. He made unexpected passes and kept the attack going.
Juan Manuel Martinez - 6 Burrito deserves more credit than he is getting. He seemed a bit more confident on the night and earned the PK which Morales ended up taking.
Joao Plata - 8 Plata was involved in all three goals for RSL, two of which ended up being assists. That’s the type of play we like from him, being able to chip in with goals or assists.
Olmes Garcia - 7 Olmes’ work payed off and he finally got that elusive goal. It was a nice one-touch when the defense was a bit out of shape and he finished it nicely.
Tony Beltran - 6 Beltran came on with some fresh legs and helped the Fire from trying to comeback.
John Stertzer - N/A
Omar Holness - N/A