CINCINNATI — Luka Stojanovic scored in the 93rd minute to help the Fire beat FC Cincinnati 4-3 on Wednesday night in a game between teams that won’t be in the playoffs. It was the Fire’s second road win of the season.
Stojanovic’s shot from distance came two minutes after Cincinnati’s Tyler Blackett tied it at 3 with his first MLS goal. Stojanovic settled a clearance attempt and volleyed it over goalie Przemyslaw Tyton.
The Fire (8-16-7) built a 2-0 lead after Robert Beric scored twice three minutes apart early in the first half. He controlled a rebound with his chest and beat Tyton at the far post in the 14th minute, then sent home a loose ball in front of the net in the 17th minute for his first multi-goal game with Chicago.
Alvaro Medrán scored on a free kick in the 71st to give the Fire a 3-2 lead.
Luciano Acosta pulled Cincinnati (4-18-8) within a goal of the Fire in the 28th minute with his seventh of the season, tapping in Brandon Vázquez’s header at the back post.
Vázquez tied it at 2 in the 36th minute by settling Ronald Matarrita’s long pass over the defense and sending it through the legs of goalie Gabriel Slonina.