Czichos, Slonina lead Fire to 1-0 victory over Sounders

Jul 16, 2022, 8:08 PM
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Chicago Fire defender Rafael Czichos (5) dribbles the ball in action during a game between the Los Angeles Galaxy and the Chicago Fire on April 16, 2022 at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
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CHICAGO (AP) — Defender Rafael Czichos scored in the 23rd minute and Gaga Slonina made it stand as the Chicago Fire blanked the Seattle Sounders 1-0 on Saturday.

Chicago Fire 1, Seattle Sounders 0: Summary

Federico Navarro notched an assist on Czichos’ second goal of the season for Chicago (6-10-5). Both scores have come in the last three matches.

Seattle (8-10-2) has lost three straight, all by shutouts.

Slonina finished with two saves for the clean sheet. Stefan Cleveland had four saves for Seattle.

Seattle outshot Chicago 15-9, but the Fire had a 5-2 edge in shots on goal.

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