Crew Vs. Fire Final Score: Chicago Comes Away With 2-1 Victory

BRIDGEVIEW, IL - JUNE 23: Chicago Fire fans light flares during a game against the Columbus Crew in an MLS match on June 23, 2012 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois. The Chicago Fire defeated the Columbus Crew 2-1. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Chicago picked up a tough win over Columbus on Saturday.

The Chicago Fire got off to a quick start in Columbus on Saturday, scoring two goals in the first 26 minutes of play. That proved crucial, because the Fire's Gonzalo Segares was issued a red card in the 29th minute, leaving the team a man down the rest of the way.

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Columbus broke through with a goal in the 36th minute from Tony Tchani, but the Fire were able to hold on from there to claim a 2-1 victory. The win ended the Crew's six-game unbeaten streak.

With the win, Chicago improved to 7-5-3; with 24 points, the club sits in fourth place in the Eastern Conference.

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