CINCINNATI (AP) — Jhon Jader Duran Palacio scored two goals, including the eventual winner in the 75th minute, in the Chicago Fire’s 3-2 win over Cincinnati on Saturday. Duran Palacio's winner was assisted by Brian Gutierrez, putting the Fire (10-15-8) ahead 3-0. The Fire also got one goal from Gutierrez. Luciano Acosta and Brandon Vazquez racked up one goal each for Cincinnati (11-9-13). Cincinnati outshot the Fire 18-12, with four shots on goal to six for the Fire. Roman Celentano made three s
MONTREAL, Quebec (AP) — James Pantemis delivered a two-save shutout and Montreal took advantage of an own goal to beat D.C. United 1-0 on Saturday night. Both teams next play on Oct. 9, with Montreal (19-9-5) visiting Inter Miami while United (7-20-6) hosts Cincinnati. ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press
FC Cincinnati can clinch a playoff berth with a win against Chicago Fire and a loss or draw by Columbus Crew against New York Red Bulls.