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MLS capsules: Impact take down Fire, Dynamo defeat Sporting Kansas City

September 24, 2015

IMPACT 2, FIRE 1

MONTREAL (AP) — Didier Drogba scored his fifth goal in four starts for Montreal and Andres Romero also scored to help the Impact beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 on Wednesday night.

The Impact (11-11-6) improved to 3-0-2 since Mauro Biello replaced Frank Klopas as head coach. Montreal is sixth in the Eastern Conference, four points ahead of Orlando City for the final playoff spot.

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David Accam scored for the last-place Fire (7-17-6) in their first game since Brian Bliss took over for the fired Frank Yallop. They have lost four in a row.

Drogba scored in the 39th minute, Accam tied it in the 50th, and Romero connected in the 76th.

Montreal went down a man for a third straight game after Laurent Ciman was shown his second yellow card of the game in the 90th minute. He will be suspended for a home game Saturday night against D.C. United, as will Romero, who got a yellow card for taking his shirt off after the winning goal.

DYNAMO 1, SPORTING KC 0

HOUSTON (AP) — Will Bruin scored on a tap-in in the 67th minute and 10-man Houston beat Sporting Kansas City. Houston (10-12-8) won for just the second time in its last seven games. The Dynamo are three points out for the Western Conference's final playoff spot.

Sporting KC (12-9-8) lost for the fifth time in seven games.

Bruin had 11 goals this season. After a give-and-go with Brad Davis, DaMarcus Beasley dribbled to the baseline and sent a ball across goal. Tim Melia dove to get a hand on it, but it found Bruin's feet at the far post. Melia started after missing two games because of an injury.

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