Draw keeps Fire win­less in last 5

Chicago Tribune (Sunday) - - SCOREBOARD -

Ken­neth Kron­holm had to make only one save Sat­ur­day night against D.C. United to earn his first shutout with the Fire, but it was a big one.

Kron­holm blocked Wayne Rooney’s curl­ing free kick in the 66th minute, pre­serv­ing a score­less draw in front of a sea­son-high crowd of 18,232 at SeatGeek Sta­dium in Bridgeview.

The Fire (5-10-9) are nine points out of a play­off spot with 10 matches re­main­ing. They’re win­less in their last five matches and 1-6-5 in their last 12.

Bill Hamid made two saves to pick up his ninth shutout of the sea­son for D.C. United (9-6-9), which is in third place in the Eastern Con­fer­ence.

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