Red Bulls Vs. Fire Final Score: Chicago Defeats New York 3-1

BRIDGEVIEW, IL - JUNE 17: Dominic Oduro #8 of the Chicago Fire (R) hugs teammate Patrick Nyarko #14 after Nyarko scored a goal early in the game against the New York Red Bulls during an MLS match at Toyota Park on June 17, 2012 in Bridgeview, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Chicago Fire picked up a big win on Sunday.

The Chicago Fire had a lead on the New York Red Bulls before even five minutes had elapsed Sunday, and they'd use that fast start to earn a 3-1 victory over the Red Bulls. With the win, the Fire improved to 6-5-3 overall; they sit in fourth place in the East, nine points behind No. 1 D.C. United.

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Patrick Nyarko got things started with a goal in the fourth minute; the Red Bulls got the equalizer 10 minutes into the second half. Gonzalo Segares re-claimed the lead for Chicago in the 68th minute and Chris Rolfe scored the team's third goal 13 minutes later.

The Fire return to the pitch on June 23 when they host Columbus.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage, visit Fire blog Hot Time In Old Town. For more news from around the world of soccer, check out SB Nation's soccer news hub.

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