MLS Review

New York burned by Chicago

June 18, 2012

The New York Red Bulls missed the chance to go second in the Eastern Conference as they slipped to a 3-1 defeat at the Chicago Fire.

Gonzalo Segares
GettyImagesGonzalo Segares put the Fire in front

Patrick Nyarko put the Fire ahead in the fourth minute, before Dax McCarty levelled 10 minutes into the second half.

Gonzalo Segares re-established the lead in the 68th minute and substitute Chris Rolfe added a third nine minutes before the end.

In the day's other game the Los Angeles Galaxy lifted themselves off the bottom of the Western Conference with a 1-0 win over the Portland Timbers thanks to Todd Dunivant's goal in the 61st minute.