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.
4mThe Fire and Galaxy were scoreless in the first half but each added a goal, including one from Landon Donovan, as the two teams played to a 1-1 draw Sunday at Toyota Park.
4mThe Fire couldn't close the month of May with a third straight victory, dropping Saturday's contest against the Crew, 2-0, in Columbus. Federico Higuaín had a pair of assists for the Crew.
5mMike Magee converted two penalty kicks in a 10-minute span of the first half and the Chicago Fire beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on Sunday.
5mThe Chicago Fire finally pulled out a victory Saturday night, using a barrage of goals to take down the New York Red Bulls in New Jersey.
5mThe Fire held a late lead in their Saturday-night match with Real Salt Lake, but they yielded two goals in the final minutes and fell, 3-2, in Bridgeview.
6mNew England's Bobby Shuttleworth stopped Juan Luis Anangono's penalty kick in the first minute of stoppage time Saturday to preserve a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire.
6mQuincy Amarikwa scored in the 54th minute Saturday to give the Fire a 1-1 draw with the Montreal Impact. The Fire are still winless, with Saturday's draw their fifth of the season.