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Fire top Dallas for fourth straight win

(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) Nemanja Nikolic and David Accam scored in the opening 10 minutes and the Chicago Fire beat FC Dallas 2-1 on Thursday night.

Chicago (7-3-3) extended its winning streak to four games to match the second-longest run in club history. FC Dallas (5-2-4) has lost two straight after a fast start.

Nikolic opened the scoring in the third minute. Bastian Schweinsteiger was left alone on the left side and he sent in a cross that Nikolic redirected home at the near post. After FC Dallas tied it in the sixth minute, Accam scored in the ninth. He controlled a long ball at the corner of the 18-yard box, took four little touches and sent it under a diving Chris Seitz.

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