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2007 Major League Soccer: Chicago Fire vs. Los Angeles Galaxy

Sunday, October 21, 2007

October 27, 2007
14:30 (UTC-6)
Chicago Fire 1–0 Los Angeles Galaxy Toyota Park, Bridgeview
Attendance: 21,374
Referee: Alex Prus
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Thorrington Scored after 90'+3 minutes 90'+3' (1)
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Booked after 86 minutes 86' Buddle

Both teams entered Sunday's match with a seven-game unbeaten streak to give them the chance to take the final playoff spot. In the end, Chicago Fire beat Los Angeles Galaxy to take the last playoff spot.

Chicago Fire controlled the game as they outshot Los Angeles Galaxy 22-5. Los Angeles Galaxy recorded just a single shot on goal which came early in the 1st half. Chicago Fire poured the shots until the scored the winner in the 93rd minute to score the eventual game winner.

The loss for Los Angeles Galaxy eliminates them from the playoffs as Chicago Fire will play DC United in the 1st round of the playoffs.

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