Sep 12, 2013 at 12.30am UK at ​BMO Field
Toronto
1-1
Chicago Fire
Earnshaw (23')
Convey (29'), Braun (45'), Hall (71'), Henry (90')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Duka (20')

Result: Chicago Fire held to draw at Toronto FC

Robert Earnshaw scores as Toronto FC hold Chicago Fire to a 1-1 draw at BMO Field.

Chicago Fire have missed the chance to jump into a playoff spot in the MLS Eastern Conference after being held to a 1-1 draw at Toronto FC.

The visitors went ahead in the 20th minute when Dilly Duka stabbed Chris Rolfe's lofted through-ball past Joe Bendik.

However, that lead lasted just three minutes thanks to former Cardiff City and West Bromwich Albion striker Robert Earnshaw.

The Welsh international was lurking at the back post when Bobby Convey's cross found its way through a ruck of players, and he kept his composure to finally end his goalscoring drought.

Neither side was able to find a winner before the final whistle, meaning that the Fire are now one point behind New England Revolution and Houston Dynamo.

Meanwhile, the Canadian outfit are in ninth place, nine points behind Columbus Crew.

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Eastern Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Toronto34208671403168
2New York City FCNY City34169958421657
3Atlanta UnitedAtlanta341510964392555
4Chicago Fire341671161471455
5Columbus Crew34166125246654
6New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls34139124944548
7New England RevolutionNew England34137145359-646
8Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia34119145047342
9Montreal ImpactMontreal34116175257-539
10Orlando City34109153958-1939
11DC United3495203160-2932

Western Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver33157114947252
2Seattle SoundersSeattle331311949391050
3Portland TimbersPortland33148115849950
4Sporting Kansas CityKansas331213839271249
5Houston DynamoHouston331211105445947
6San Jose EarthquakesEarthquakes33128133653-1744
7Dallas331013104347-443
8Real Salt LakeSalt Lake33126154752-542
9Minnesota UnitedMinnesota Utd33106174567-2236
10Colorado RapidsColorado3396183147-1633
11Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy3388174462-1832
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