DC United 1-0 Chicago Fire – Win for DC United at Audi Field, as they beat Chicago Fire 1-0

Home crowd rewarded with a win, as Hernán Losada’s team triumph over Chicago Fire
Dave Conor

Dave Conor

Dave is a highly dedicated, passionate writer. His coverages of MLS games come from the city of New York where he currently resides, although his heart is always with his favorite team – New England Revolution.

DC United eased past Chicago Fire in a 1-0 victory on Friday at Audi Field. After today’s result, DC United are in 7th place on the table and has 6 points while Chicago Fire sit in 13th with 1 point after 6 matches.

DC United took the lead, with Flores giving DC United the lead after only 7 minutes, finalising the first half 1-0. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 1-0.

For DC United, Arriola, Felipe Martins, Asad and Kamara, came on for Julian Gressel, Skundrich, Perez and Flores. Chicago Fire brought on Javier Casas, Herbers, Collier, Offor and Bornstein, to replace Giménez, Omsberg, Gutierrez, Berić and Navarro.

There were bookings for Hines-Ike and Julian Gressel from DC United. For Chicago Fire, Omsberg, Frankowski and Herbers saw yellow.

Technical card:
DC United: Kempin, Brillant, Alfaro, Najar, Nyeman, Moreno, Skundrich (Felipe Martins, min.75), Hines-Ike, Julian Gressel (Arriola, min.75), Perez (Asad, min.85) and Flores (Kamara, min.89)
Chicago Fire: Bobby Shuttleworth, Calvo, Omsberg (Herbers, min.60), Navarro (Bornstein, min.81), Sekulić, Pineda, Giménez (Javier Casas, min.46), Gutierrez (Collier, min.60), Medrán, Frankowski and Berić (Offor, min.79)
Stadium: Audi Field
Goals: Flores (1-0, min. 7)

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