The Philadelphia Union extended their lead atop the Eastern Conference with a 2-0 win over the visiting Chicago Fire on Saturday.
Goals from Marco Fabian and Anthony Fontana allowed the Union to shake off a brief run of bad form. Philadelphia was only 1-2-2 in its previous five games, including a 4-0 loss at Real Salt Lake on July 13.
Philadelphia goalkeeper Andre Blake made three saves for his third clean sheet of the season.
The victory ensures that the Union (11-6-6, 39 points) will remain in...