David Accam and Shaun Maloney scored as the Chicago Fire beat FC Dallas 2-0 on Sunday night to end a three-game winless streak.
The loss snapped a six-game unbeaten streak -- and five-game win streak -- for FC Dallas, which was shut out for the first time since June 6 against San Jose.
Jason Johnson found a streaking Accam for a right-footer from just outside the six-yard box to open the scoring in the fourth minute.
Chicago's Matt Watson was shown a red card in the 78th minute, but Kennedy Igboananike...
With the All-Star Game on Wednesday, Major League Soccer reached the unofficial midpoint of the 2015 season, though teams have played anywhere from 18 to 23 games on their 34-match slates. Regardless, the beginning of the league's second half provides a perfect opportunity to unveil the inaugural MLS Forecaster, powered by ESPN's Soccer Power Index (SPI).
Using data from the last four years, SPI simulates the remainder of the season 10,000 times to forecast how many points a team averages, which then leads to estimating each team's odds of finishing in each position in the standings.
Let's run through the odds for the primary regular-season stakes, starting at the top:...
Brad Davis had a goal and an assist in the first half, helping the Houston Dynamo beat the LA Galaxy 3-0 on Saturday night.
The Dynamo took control in the ninth minute when Will Bruin settled Davis' diagonal cross and smashed home a left-footer. Davis then added a long-range strike from behind the top of the circle in the 27th minute.
Leonel Miranda capped the scoring in the 88th minute, juking two Galaxy defenders and finishing with a chip shot.
The Galaxy entered the match in second place in the...