Chicago Fire ended their four games losing streak last weekend as they edged 10-men Montreal Impact 1-0 at Stade Saputo. The decisive goal came from veteran Bastian Schweinsteiger in the 59th minute shortly after Montreal Impact debut defender Delan Boldor was given a straight red card following a tactical foul on Schweinsteiger.

Montreal Impact gave Veljko Paunovic's side the numerical advantage on the field. Undoubtedly, It was a disappointing outcome for the Impact as they narrowly lost in front of their 19,619 home crowd. With this result, Montreal are seventh with thirty-six points in the standings, while Chicago Fire are third on forty-four points.

Here's a Quick Match summary:

Montreal Impact outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Evan Bush (6.00). Defenders - Hassoun Camara (7.31), Víctor Cabrera (7.5), Deian Boldor (5.4), Daniel Lovitz (5.93). Midfielder - Patrice Bernier (6.6), Louis Beland-Goyette (5,84), Marco Donadel (5.99). Forward - Andrés Romero (6.20), Matteo Mancosu (5.99), Ignacio Piatti (6.45). Used substitutes - Hernán Bernardello (5.88), Kyle Fisher (6.05), Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla (six points).

Team's strength and weakness: Montreal Impact were too aggressive In tackling and were not effective at setting up goal scoring chances throughout the match.

Team style of play in the match: The Impact attacked through the middle and played with width.

Chicago Fire outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Matt Lampson (six points). Midfielder - Matt Polster (seven points), Johan Kappelhof (seven points), Jonathan Campbell (seven points), Patrick Doody (seven points). Midfielder - Juninho (7.20), Bastian Schweinsteiger (7.90), Djordje Mihailovic (six points), Michael de Leeuw (6.43).

Forward - Nemanja Nikolic (six points), Luis Solignac (6.99), Used substitutes - Arturo Alvarez (six points), Brandon Vincent (six points), Drew Conner (six points).

Team's strength and weakness: Chicago Fire were fantastic at creating goal bound chances through individual efforts. However, the visitors gave away a lot of free kicks around the box.

Team style of play in the match: Chicago Fire largely launched counterattacks from the left flank and played with width.

Who's the Man of the Match?

Obviously, Bastian Schweinsteiger was the Man of the Match. The German veteran outstandingly manned Chicago Fire holding midfield role. He scored the only goal in the match that gave Fire the victory.

Upcoming games for both teams

New England Revolution will take on Montreal Impact on Saturday 9 September, while Chicago Fire welcomes New York Red Bulls the same day.

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