Dominic Dwyer headed in his 21st goal of the season to help Kansas City clinch a playoff spot and beat the Chicago Fire 2-0 on a rainy Friday night.
The Fire recorded their 18th draw of the season on Sunday and found themselves on the outside of the playoff picture as they couldn't record a win against the Impact.
The Fire announced Tuesday the signing of French striker Florent Sinama-Pongolle. He most recently played with FC Rostov of the Russian Premier League, where he scored two goals in 18 matches.
1mRobert Earnshaw connected on a header in the 83rd minute to get the Fire back in the win column and halt FC Dallas' unbeaten streak at 10 games.
1mThe Fire announced on Thursday that they have signed midfielder Collin Fernandez as a Homegrown player.
1mBrad Guzan has waited eight years to be "the guy" in goal for the United States but with Tim Howard stepping away from the team for a year, the Chicago native now has a chance to make a big statement.
1mChicago Fire head coach and director of soccer Frank Yallop issued a statement on Sunday regarding the New England Revolution's acquisition of Jermaine Jones.
2mDespite scoring an own goal, the Fire overcame that Saturday to draw with Toronto FC. The Fire got a late goal from Quincy Amarikwa to tie things up, leading to their 14th draw of the year
2mAccording to a report from Goal USA, USMNT midfielder Jermaine Jones has a agreed to a contract to join the Fire, but talks have hit a snag because MLS won't guarantee he will be allocated to the Fire.
2mThe Fire couldn't find the back of the net Saturday evening against the Montreal Impact, falling 1-0 following a goal from Marco Di Vaio in the 83rd minute.