Aug 11, 2013 at 1.30am UK at ‚ÄčToyota Park
Chicago Fire
2-1
MontrealMontreal Impact
Lindpere (6'), Duka (23')
FT(HT: 2-0)
Martins Campanholi (57')
Paponi (80'), Ferrari (89')

Result: Chicago Fire beat Montreal Impact to stay in touch

Chicago Fire climb to within two points of the MLS Eastern Conference playoffs after beating Montreal Impact 2-1 at Toyota Park.

Chicago Fire have climbed to within two points of the MLS Eastern Conference playoffs after beating Montreal Impact at Toyota Park.

Joel Lindpere put the hosts ahead on six minutes with a deflected strike from long range.

Dilly Duka doubled Fire's lead midway through the first half with a fine solo effort.

Felipe Martins belted home a left-footed strike in the 57th minute to give Montreal hope.

However, despite a sustained period of late pressure, the Canadian outfit were unable to avoid a seventh league defeat of the season.

Mike Magee on February 27, 2012
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