Xherdan Shaqiri was the driving force behind Chicago’s 3-0 home win over Montreal in MLS. The Basel managed a small masterpiece to crown his performance.
He indeed scored 3-0 on a free kick played in 2 stages with the ex-Xamaxien Maren Haile-Selassié. His shot from the left ended up in the skylight for, without doubt, one of the best goals of the season. In the 11th, the 2 Swiss had already combined their talent for Haile-Selassié’s 2-0, after a subtle deviation from Shaqiri.
Now victorious in 4 of their last 5 matches, the Fire have finally swung to the right side of the bar. Now 9th, Chicago will host Toronto on Saturday.
Bürki and St-Louis beaten
In the West, Roman Bürki and St-Louis did not sign a 4th victory in a row. The Bernese goalkeeper and Co lost 3-0 in California against Los Angeles FC, the defending champion. Author of an extraordinary breakthrough for the opener in the 72nd minute, ex-Arsenal player Carlos Vela (34) was the big man of the match.
Despite this defeat, St. Louis retains the lead in the Conference with a 2-point lead over Los Angeles FC and 3 over Seattle, beaten 2-0 in San José without goalkeeper Stefan Frei, on the flank due to a concussion. cerebral.