The Chicago Fire was victorious in the official opening of Toyota Park, beating the New York Red Bulls, 2-0, on goals by Chris Armasand Thiago. The game drew 20,133 fans in Bridgeview, Ill.
-- Chris Albright and Brian Ching, reserves on the 2006 U.S. World Cup team, were back in MLS action 48 hours after the USA's elimination from the World Cup. They started for Los Angeles and Houston, respectively, in Saturday's 0-0 tie at the Home Depot Center.
-- MLS's six games produced only six goals. The Real Salt Lake-New England game also ended in a 0-0 tie. MLS teams are averaging 2.65 goals per game.
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