|Table - Major League Soccer|
|5||Orlando City SC||8|
|6||Sporting Kansas City||10|
David Accam scored an early first-half goal and the Chicago Fire beat 10-man New York City FC 1-0 on Friday night.
Chicago won its third straight game, while NYCFC had its winless streak reach six.
Accam capitalized on a defensive mistake in the 20th minute. NYCFC backup goalkeeper Ryan Meara came out of his area to prevent the ball from going out of bounds, but he mishandled it and Accam dribbled back to an empty net.
Accam put pressure on NYCFC's defense for most of the game. He was taken down...
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Can Marsch and Red Bulls stun the defending MLS Cup champions?
On Jan. 7, few MLS fans would have believed the New York Red Bulls, which had just canned popular coach Mike Petke after the best two seasons in the club's mostly forgettable 19-year history, would be the league's last unbeaten squad almost two months into the 2015 campaign.
Yet undefeated is exactly what the Red Bulls are under new boss Jesse Marsch. His...