Jovan Kirovski scored from the center circle to give the Galaxy the win.
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L.A.'s long distance bankrupts Fire

Soldier Field

Scoring Summary
LA -- Jovan Kirovski 6 (unassisted) 79

Los Angeles Galaxy -- Kevin Hartman, Chris Albright, Danny Califf (Hong Myung-Bo 46), Ryan Suarez, Paul Broome, Ned Grabavoy (Carlos Ruiz 70), Andreas Herzog, Marcelo Saragosa (Arturo Torres 65), Sasha Victorine, Alejandro Moreno, Jovan Kirovski.

Substitutes Not Used: Joseph Ngwenya, Dan Popik.

TOTAL SHOTS: 10 (Jovan Kirovski 3, Alejandro Moreno 3); SHOTS ON GOAL: 4 (4 tied with 1); FOULS: 19 (Danny Califf 5); OFFSIDES: 2 (Ned Grabavoy 1, Jovan Kirovski 1); CORNER KICKS: 3 (Andreas Herzog 3); SAVES: 9 (Kevin Hartman 7)

Chicago Fire -- Henry Ring, Evan Whitfield (Denny Clanton 43), Jim Curtin, Kelly Gray, Orlando Perez (Justin Mapp 68), Nate Jaqua (Dipsy Selolwane 81), Chris Armas, Andy Williams, DaMarcus Beasley, Damani Ralph, Ante Razov.

Substitutes Not Used: Scott Buete, Craig Capano, D.J. Countess, Leonard Griffin, Sumed Ibrahim, Logan Pause.

TOTAL SHOTS: 18 (Ante Razov 8); SHOTS ON GOAL: 9 (Ante Razov 4); FOULS: 14 (Nate Jaqua 3); OFFSIDES: 3 (3 tied with 1); CORNER KICKS: 6 (Ante Razov 3); SAVES: 3 (Henry Ring 3)

Misconduct Summary:
LA -- Paul Broome (caution; Reckless Foul) 6
LA -- Andreas Herzog (caution; Dissent) 28
LA -- Carlos Ruiz (caution; Dissent) 90

Referee: Terry Vaughn
Referee's Assistants: -Nathan Clement; Steven Taylor
4th Official: Michael Kennedy
Attendance: 14,212
Time of Game: 1:51
Weather: Cloudy-and-71-degrees

All Statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial.

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