D.C. 3 – Chicago 0: Plenty of goals as Black-and-Red get the home win

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Chicago Fire on away loss to D.C. at Audi Field on Thursday. After today’s result, D.C. are in 5th place on the table and has 34 points while Chicago sit in 12th with 23 points after 32 matches.

Black-and-Red started the game well, with Kamara opening the rout in the 8th minute. The momentum was now with D.C., who then scored again through a effort from Kamara at the 35 minute mark to establish a 2-0. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a hat trick effort from Kamara just before half-time to see out the first half 3-0. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 3-0.

For D.C., Mora, Alfaro, Ábila, Flores and Nyeman, came on for Paredes, Pines, Kamara, Julian Gressel and Reyna. Chicago brought on Aliseda, Berić, Navarro, Ivanov and Collier, to replace Omsberg, Offor, Giménez, Herbers and Stojanović.

There were bookings for Pines and Julian Gressel from D.C., and Terán and Herbers, for Chicago.

Technical card:
D.C. United: Hamid, Birnbaum, Pines (Alfaro, min.46), Najar, Julian Gressel (Flores, min.56), Arriola, Paredes (Mora, min.46), Moreno, Reyna (Nyeman, min.79), Canouse and Kamara (Ábila, min.56)
Chicago Fire: Bobby Shuttleworth, Omsberg (Aliseda, min.58), Bornstein, Terán, Giménez (Navarro, min.58), Stojanović (Collier, min.86), Medrán, Navarro, Herbers (Ivanov, min.75), Offor (Berić, min.58) and Espinoza
Stadium: Audi Field
Goals: Kamara (1-0, min. 8), Kamara (2-0, min. 35) and Kamara (3-0, min. 44)

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