Acosta’s late goal sends Cincinnati past Chicago 2-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Luciano Acosta scored in the 85th minute to propel FC Cincinnati to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Fire on Saturday.

Acosta’s game-winning goal for Cincinnati (6-5-1) came two minutes after Jhon Durán scored the equalizer for Chicago (2-5-4). It was Cincinnati’s club-record fourth straight win.

Cincinnati took a 1-0 lead on an own goal off Rafael Czichos in the 33rd minute.

The Fire outshot Cincinnati 13-7 with a 4-3 edge in shots on goal.

Roman Celentano saved three of the four shots he faced for Cincinnati. Gabriel Slonina saved two of the four shots he faced for the Fire.

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