HARRISON, NJ - JULY 18: Mehdi Ballouchy #10 of the New York Red Bulls and Marco Pappa #16 of the Chicago Fire fight for the ball during their match at Red Bull Arena on July 18, 2012 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
The Chicago Fire were defeated by the New York Red Bulls 1-0 on Wednesday.
Longtime French national team star Thierry Henry scored his first goal since April 28 to break a scoreless tie in the 71st minute and give the New York Red Bulls a 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire on Wednesday night. The win lifts the Red Bulls to 10-5-5 overall, which is second in the Eastern Conference. With the loss, the Fire drop to 9-7-4 overall, fourth in the East.
Chicago faces Aston Villa at Toyota Park on Saturday night in an international friendly against the English Premier League team.