BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) -- Dominic Oduro scored for the second
straight game and the Chicago Fire beat the Philadelphia Union
1-0 on Saturday night.
Rookie goalkeeper Paolo Tornaghi collected his first shutout of
the season, stopping four shots in the Fire's home opener.
Oduro scored with a well-placed header in the 28th minute.
Midfielder Marco Pappa beat Philadelphia defender Chris Albright
with a fake before feeding Oduro, who was about eight yards away
when he sent a curling header past goalkeeper Zac MacMath low to
his left side.
Philadelphia has lost its first three matches and scored only
two goals. Gabriel Gomez had a pair of promising free kicks in
the second half Saturday night, but Tornaghi was there each
The Fire (1-0-1) forced MacMath to make five saves.