Related

Article

MLS Wrap: Revolution, Fire earn clutch victories

13 October 2013 05:11

New England and Chicago secured important wins in MLS on Saturday as the race for play-off spots in the Eastern Conference tightened up.

The Revolution claimed a 1-0 victory over the out-of-form Montreal Impact, while the Chicago Fire held on for a 3-2 win at Dallas.


DC United and the Philadelphia Union played out a 1-1 draw, with the latter hanging onto their spot in the top five.


Montreal are fourth and level on points with the Union, while the Fire are sixth – also on 46 points – with New England a point back.


New England needed a 31st-minute goal from Jose Goncalves to secure their vital 1-0 victory at Stade Saputo in Montreal.


The Portuguese defender finished a scrappy goal with a side-footed finish into the roof of the net from inside the area.


Chicago held on for a 3-2 win at Toyota Stadium in Texas after surviving a late scare following a Kenny Cooper brace.


Juan Anangono opened the scoring on 25 minutes with a neat header into the bottom corner.


Mike Magee was fortunate to score his 19th goal of the season – putting him level atop the goalscoring charts – three minutes before half-time.


Brazilian Alex fired a shot towards goal, only to see it hit Magee's back and wrong foot Dallas goalkeeper Chris Seitz.


When Jalil Anibaba scored with a wonderful 25-yard curling effort, the Fire looked to have sealed the three points.


Cooper made for a nervous finish with his brace, but Chicago were able to hold on.


Philadelphia earned a point at DC United when Jack McInerney's late equaliser cancelled out Nick DeLeon's 36th-minute opener.

Sponsored links

Info

Competition
MLS
Date
12 October 2013
Kick-off
20:30
Half-time
0 - 1
Full-time
0 - 1
Venue
Stade Saputo (Montreal, Quebec)
Attendance
18917

Goals

0 - 1

Lineups

# Player Bookings
1
14
13 45'
21
22 82'
8
23
11 25'
15 45'
51
9
Coach: M. Schällibaum

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
7
33
19
18
30
34
55
# Player Bookings
92
30
19
99
15
22
25

Tuesday 4 August

Monday 3 August

23:50
23:48
23:42
23:09
21:50
21:26
20:58
20:26
20:25
19:55
19:16
19:10
18:57
18:52
18:30
18:12
17:52
17:41
16:26
16:26
15:16
14:57
14:47
14:41
14:28
14:01
13:23
12:56
12:41
12:13
12:11
10:29
10:04
09:40
09:18
08:36
08:20
07:10
06:07
04:03
04:00
03:14
02:34
02:27
02:02
01:31
01:31
00:13

Sunday 2 August

23:55
23:55
23:04
22:07
21:53
21:02
21:01
20:21
20:20
20:03
19:58
19:08
18:59
18:50
18:47
18:32
18:22
18:21
18:18
17:54
17:39
17:21
17:10
16:29
15:23
14:43
13:05
12:58
11:45
11:04
10:36
08:00
07:36
06:35
06:21
06:03
05:54
03:40
03:35
03:20
03:07
02:31
00:21

Facebook