The Chicago Fire were shut out in a third straight game, this time to the 1-0 score by DC United on Thursday in Washington, remaining one of only two Major League Soccer (MLS) teams still on the hunt. of a first victory this season.
Against the club from the American capital, the Fire dominated in terms of possession, having the ball 57.6% of the time.
The formation also framed three of its 15 shots on goal. In his first start of the season, goalkeeper Jon Kempin nevertheless signed his fourth career shutout.
Edison Flores was the only scorer of the meeting. He hit the target in the seventh minute of play, heading a pass from Adrien Perez into the penalty area. It was a very first net in MLS for Flores.
With the win, DC United surged in the standings, climbing to fifth in the Eastern Conference by a 2-3-0 record. He ended a three-game losing streak.