David Accam scored an early first-half goal and the Chicago Fire beat 10-man New York City FC 1-0 on Friday night.
Chicago won its third straight game, while NYCFC had its winless streak reach six.
Accam capitalized on a defensive mistake in the 20th minute. NYCFC backup goalkeeper Ryan Meara came out of his area to prevent the ball from going out of bounds, but he mishandled it and Accam dribbled back to an empty net.
Accam put pressure on NYCFC's defense for most of the game. He was taken down...