Impact push Fire losing streak to 8

Another late goal and another loss. Montreal defender Daniel Lovitz bounced a volley into the net in the 91st minute of play to hand the Fire their eighth consecutive loss in league play and essentially put a stake through the heart of any playoff hopes.

Ignacio Piatti converted a penalty kick in the 6th minute after a foul in the box by Bastian Schweinsteiger resulted in an early attempt from the spot.

Nemanja  Nikolic tied the game with a follow up shot of his initial try in the 70th minute but it wasn't enough to salvage a result in Canada.

The 2-1 defeat, combined with other results drops the Fire to the bottom of the Eastern Conference.

Fire line up

Sanchez; Hasler, Kappelhof, Schweinsteiger, Vincent, Corrales; McCarty, Mihailovic (de Leeuw 59'); Edwards, Nikolic (Conner 88'), Katai (Bronico 64')

Subs not used: Cleveland, Dean, Johnson, Gordon

Filed under: 2018 regular season

Tags: Chicago Fire

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  • Sad day to be a Fire fan. Joe Mansueto please take control!

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