Impact hire former Chicago Fire coach Klopas

Frank Klopas is the new coach of the Montreal Impact.

The team said Wednesday that the former Chicago Fire coach will

replace Marco Schallibaum as coach and director of player

personnel. He is the team’s third coach in as many seasons in Major

League Soccer.

Klopas won an MLS Cup as a player with the Fire in 1998. He was

39-29-23 in three seasons as coach in Chicago before stepping down

after last season. He scored 12 goals in 39 appearances with the

U.S. national team.