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.
6mThe Fire announced on Thursday that they have re-signed reigning MLS MVP to a new deal. Due to league and team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
6mJuan Luis Anangono headed in the tying goal from a difficult angle in the 86th minute to lift the Chicago Fire into their fourth straight draw, a 2-2 tie with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday.
6mThe Chicago Fire announced Wednesday that the club has acquired allocation money from D.C. United in exchange for forward Chris Rolfe.
6mQuincy Amarikwa scored in the 82nd minute, leading to a 2-2 draw for the Fire vs. D.C. United. Jhon Kennedy Hurtado also found the back of the net for the Fire, who tied for the third straight game.
7mDax McCarty's goal in the 21st minute lifted the New York Red Bulls to a 1-1 tie with the Chicago Fire on Sunday. The deadlock, played in 28 degree temperatures, kept each team winless at 0-1-2 records.
7mMike Magee has missed the Fire's first two games of the year with a hamstring injury, but he is expected to be in the lineup Sunday when they host New York.
7mJeff Larentowicz scored in the 19th minute but Gaston Fernandez had the equalizer in the 79th minute as the Fire and Timbers played to a 1-1 draw in Portland.