Union 1, Fire 0
Jack McInerney scored his league-leading eighth goal in the
third minute and the Philadelphia Union made it stand up in a 1-0
victory over the Chicago Fire on Saturday night.
McInerney headed home a corner kick from Sebastien Le Toux for
Philadelphia (5-4-3), which beat the Fire 1-0 for the second time
in a week. The Union also won 1-0 at Chicago last Saturday.
The Fire played short-handed for much of the second half after
Wells Thompson received his second yellow card – and an automatic
ejection – in the 62nd.
Chicago (2-7-1) lost its third game in a row to fall to 0-4-1 on
The Union improved to 2-2-2 at home with their first victory in
Philadelphia since a 1-0 win over New England on March 16.