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MLS Game Summary - Philadelphia at Chicago



(Saturday, April 5, 2014)

From The Sports Network

Final Score: Philadelphia 2, Chicago 2

Bridgeview, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Zac MacMath rescued a point in spectacular fashion on Saturday, stopping a penalty kick in injury time to earn the Philadelphia Union a 2-2 draw with the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.

Chicago struck first just 16 minutes into the match when Jeff Larentowicz got to the end line and sent a low cross into the box where Mike Magee smashed it into the roof of the net.

But Philadelphia answered back in the 32nd minute when Maurice Edu scored on the turn for his first goal in the Philadelphia kit.

The Union then took the lead just six minutes later as a free kick from distance by Leo Fernandes skipped through the traffic in front of goal and past Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson for a 2-1 lead at the break.

Chicago continued to press and found a late equalizer on a free kick from Magee that was headed across the face of goal by Jhon-Kennedy Hurtado and past MacMath by Juan Luis Anangono.

The Fire had a golden opportunity to steal three points deep in stoppage time when Anangono was taken down in the box by Union defender Aaron Wheeler, resulting in a penalty kick.

Magee stepped to the spot, but MacMath got down to his left quickly to make the stop, then robbed Magee again on the rebound to preserve a point for the Union.

The result sees the Union improve to six points from five games, while the Fire have drawn four straight and a still looking for their first win of the season.

04/05 19:14:16 ET

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3rd
CAR 2
WAS 0
 
4th
BOS 94
CHA 91
 
Final
IND 93
CLE 86
 
4th
PHI 85
WAS 79
 
4th
BOS 94
CHA 91
 
4th
TOR 63
GSW 98
 
4th
DET 76
NYK 75
 
4th
ATL 83
ORL 73
 
3rd
HOU 58
BRK 62
 
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MEM 41
LAC 48
 
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NOP 63
MIA 64
 
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CHI 55
MIN 54
 
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DEN 11
UTA 24
 
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QUIN 73
SIENA 63
 
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CORN 57
HARV 49
 
Final
CAN 72
FAIR 65
 
Final
IONA 79
MAN 75
 
Final
BRO 75
PENN 69
 
Final
YALE 81
PRIN 60
 
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MAR 69
PETE 67
 
2nd
CLMB 46
DART 46
 
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AKR 51
OHIO 42
 
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Final
NJD 2
BOS 3
 
Final
NYI 2
CAL 1
 
3rd
CAR 2
WAS 0
 
3rd
TAM 2
CHI 0
 
2nd
DAL 1
COL 0
 
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