David Accam and Shaun Maloney scored as the Chicago Fire beat FC Dallas 2-0 on Sunday night to end a three-game winless streak.
The loss snapped a six-game unbeaten streak -- and five-game win streak -- for FC Dallas, which was shut out for the first time since June 6 against San Jose.
Jason Johnson found a streaking Accam for a right-footer from just outside the six-yard box to open the scoring in the fourth minute.
Chicago's Matt Watson was shown a red card in the 78th minute, but Kennedy Igboananike...
The Montreal Impact have completed a deal to sign former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, the MLS club announced on Monday.
Because of MLS rules, Drogba initially signed with the Chicago Fire, who then traded him to Montreal for allocation money.
MLS does not disclose contract details, but sources told ESPN FC that the 37-year-old had been offered 18-month contract in excess of $3 million per year.
The Chicago Fire acquired Brazilian forward Gilberto off waivers from Toronto FC, the MLS club announced on Monday.
Gilberto scored seven goals in 28 league games last season but he became surplus to requirements before the current campaign after TFC signed U.S. international striker Jozy Altidore.
That signing gave Toronto...
Chicago Fire boss Frank Yallop has every reason to be upset and to curse at the fickle soccer Gods for what they've thrown his way. For the second year running, he had a marquee player in his sights and ready to sign, only to see him slip from his grasp.
Last year, Chicago was poised to sign Jermaine Jones, only for the U.S. international to head to the New England Revolution thanks to a league-mandated blind draw. This time around, the Fire had former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba in its crosshairs,...