Despite disappointing regular season, the Fire hopes to use Sunday’s finale against Toronto FC as a springboard for future success.
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Fire coach Veljko Paunovic has consistently taken an optimistic approach when it comes to reversing his team’s disappointing fortunes.
Until now, Fire coach Veljko Paunovic hasn’t allowed whatever frustration he may be feeling to seep out for public consumption.
Fire coach Veljko Paunovic is aware of his team’s 27-game winless road streak – a drought that has tied the MLS record for futility away from home.
The Fire made shoring up their defense an offseason priority, but three games into the season, Veljko Paunovic is making a push for better offense.
Despite some unresolved issues after spending the offseason altering the mental makeup of his club, Paunovic has difficulty hiding his excitement.