A Damir Kreilach brace pushed Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 victory over the Fire. The loss was the team's sixth straight in league play an establishes a new club record for consecutive losses. Bastian Schweisteiger scored the Fire's only goal with a 30-yard rocket in the 48th minute that leveled the match at one just after halftime.
The Fire started the match with a mostly reserve line-up ahead of their US Open Cup semifinal contest against the Philadelphia Union on Wednesday.
Cleveland; Campos (Hasler 32'), Ellis, Campbell, Vincent, Corrales (Schweinsteiger 45'); Edwards (Katai 69'), Conner, Tchani, Solignac; Gordon
Subs not used: Sanchez, Nikolic, Adams, Bronico