Nikolic ties club record with 18th goal in Fire’s 3-0 win
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) Nemanja Nikolic tied a Chicago club record with his 18th goal of the season and the Fire beat D.C. United 3-0 on Saturday night.
Nikolic capped the scoring on a penalty kick in the 90th minute, matching Ante Razov’s mark set in 2000.
Chicago (14-9-6) opened the scoring in the 23rd minute on D.C. midfielder Ian Harkes’ own goal. He was attempting to clear Matt Polster’s throw-in with a header. Brandon Vincent headed home Arturo Alvarez’s cross to make it 2-0 in the 62nd.
D.C. United (8-17-4) lost its second in a row after winning three straight.