The Chicago Fire have yet to lose a game in September, and this recent string of success has the team in second place in the Eastern Conference. The Fire defeated Montreal, 3-1, on Sept. 15 and are riding a two-game winning streak.
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With just six games left on its regular season schedule, Chicago is in a strong position to make the playoffs. The top five teams from each conference earn a trip to the postseason, and the Fire are currently eight points ahead of the sixth-place Columbus Crew. And they're only a single point behind first-place Sporting KC.
The complete Eastern Conference standings:
|1||Sporting Kansas City||51||28||1.82||15||7||6||35||25||10|
|3||New York Red Bulls||49||28||1.75||14||7||7||49||40||9|
|8||New England Revolution||28||29||0.97||7||15||7||36||40||-4|
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