Calen Carr of the Chicago Fire hits the ball away from the defender

Carr drives home winner

Calen Carr couldn't have been more delighted with his return to the Fire on Wednesday.

The 27-year-old forward scored the winning goal in the 85th minute as the Fire claimed a 2-1 MLS victory over the Revolution in front of 14,056 fans at Toyota Park.

The fifth-year veteran, sidelined since a preseason leg injury, made the most of his first scoring chance when he maneuvered around two defenders and sent a right-footed shot past Revolution goalie Matt Reis.

"It was a really difficult road ... and it's an indescribable feeling to be healthy after so much time out," said Carr, who took a feed from Freddie Ljungberg on the play. "Right after I scored, I just ran and celebrated with my teammates and let it soak in."

Baggio Husidic, meanwhile, scored his first goal in more than two months as the Fire (6-5-6, 24 points) took over sole possession of fourth place in the MLS East. New England (6-10-3, 21 points) has not beaten the Fire in league play since May 2007.


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