Oct 5, 2013 at 1am UK at ​RFK Stadium
DC United
0-2
Chicago Fire

Riley (34'), Kitchen (36'), Nyassi (84')
FT(HT: 0-2)
Larentowicz (24'), Soumare (26')

Result: Chicago Fire take chances to beat DC United

Chicago Fire score two quick first-half goals to defeat DC United 3-0 at RFK Stadium.

Chicago Fire have crept into a playoff spot in the MLS Eastern Conference thanks to a 3-0 win over DC United at RFK Stadium.

Quick-fire goals midway through the first half from Jeff Larentowicz and Bakary Soumare and a last-minute strike by Quincy Amarikwa secured all three points for Frank Klopas's men, who jump above Philadelphia Union into fifth place.

The Fire took the lead against the run of play in the 24th minute, with Larentowicz squeezing a shot past Joe Willis from close range.

Two minutes later, Soumare doubled the advantaage after Juan Luis Anangono's free kick caused confusion in the Black and Red ranks.

With time nearly up, Amarikwa got on the end of Dilly Duka's cross to confirm a satisfying win for the visitors.

The result will leave Chicago at least three points behind Montreal Impact, who are currently playing Houston Dynamo, at the end of play this evening.

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Eastern Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1DC United 2412573326741
2New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls209563123832
3Columbus Crew238783637-131
4New England RevolutionNew England248793233-131
5Toronto208482831-328
6Montreal ImpactMontreal198382829-127
7Orlando City227693033-327
8New York City FCNY City2266103134-324
9Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia2364132637-1122
10Chicago Fire2054112126-519

Western Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver2312382822639
2Dallas2111553225738
3Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy24107739291037
4Sporting Kansas CityKansas209743021934
5Seattle SoundersSeattle23102112522332
6Portland TimbersPortland229582428-432
7Real Salt LakeSalt Lake237882733-629
8Houston DynamoHouston227782827128
9San Jose EarthquakesEarthquakes207492227-525
10Colorado RapidsColorado215971922-324