McInerney burns Fire again as Union posts shutout

McInerney burns Fire again as Union posts shutout

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McInerney burns Fire again as Union posts shutout

Jack McInerney, Jose Kleberson

By IVES GALARCEP

The stadium was a different one, but beyond that the number of similarities between the Philadelphia Union’s latest meeting with the Chicago Fire, and their meeting just a week earlier, was eery.

The final score was the same and the scorer of the game’s only goal was the same. Major League Soccer’s version of the movie Groundhog’s Day featured Jack McInerney scoring the winner in the Union’s 1-0 victory over the Fire on Saturday.

McInerney’s latest goal, his league-leading eighth, came just a week after he did the same thing at Toyota Park.

The Union defense rebounded well from Wednesday’s dismantling at the hands of the Los Angeles Galaxy, posting their second shutout in eight days against the Fire.

Zac MacMath made six saves for his second shutout of the week.

Here are the match highlights:

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