Damir Kreilach scored twice and Real Salt Lake sent Chicago to its sixth consecutive loss with a 2-1 triumph over the Fire Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Kreilach cut inside the defender on his run to finish Joao Plata’s cross from close range, capping the scoring for RSL (10-9-4) in the 75th minute. Kreilach opened the scoring in first-half stoppage time with a header on Jefferson Savarino’s cross.
Bastian Schweinsteiger hammered a shot from 30 yards out to tie it at 1 in the 48th minute for the Fire (6-13-5).
Martinez breaks record
Josef Martinez scored twice for Atlanta United to set an MLS record with 45 goals in his first two seasons, and Tosaint Ricketts had a stoppage-time goal for Toronto FC in a 2-2 draw Saturday.
Martinez passed Stern John (44, 1998-99) for most goals in his first two seasons. The Venezuelan striker has 26 goals this season, one short of the MLS record. League-leading Atlanta (14-4-6) has 10 games remaining.
Martinez tied it at 1 with a penalty kick in the 53rd minute after drawing the penalty against goalkeeper Alex Bono.
In the 67th, Martinez headed home Hector Villalba’s diagonal cross to make it 2-1.
Ricketts punched home Jonathan Osorio’s cross in the 91st minute to level it for defending champion Toronto (6-11-5).
Sebastian Giovinco gave Toronto FC a 1-0 lead in the first minute of first-half stoppage time, finishing Auro’s cross with a right-footed shot from the center of the box.