MLS Snapshot: Fire 2-2 Orlando City (video)

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The game in 100 words (or less): The Fire found the back of the net first on Sunday afternoon, before Orlando City gained the lead before halftime. Razvan Cocis’ late equalizer gave the Fire the share of the points, however, Veljko Paunovic and co. remain at the bottom of the Eastern Conference table on 19 points. The Lions make the leap to sixth place in the East with 27 points, despite being level on points with D.C. United.

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Three Four  moments that mattered

6′ – Goossens gives Fire the lead — It looked like a speculative effort when it left his foot, but Joe Bendik stood no chance when John Goossens struck from 30 yards out.

9′ — Larin nets equalizer for 1-1 — When you’re on the road and down a goal, a quick response is always beneficial. The Lions got that spark when Cyle Larin cleverly slotted home a close-range chance.

32′ — Orlando pulls in front via Kaka — The Brazilian saw Larin’s initial header strike the post, but the veteran midfielder was perfectly placed to follow the chance and put the road side in front.

78′ — Cocis pulls Fire back level — The Fire kept pressing for an equalizer at home, and Razvan Cocis headed home the team’s second with over 10 minutes remaining, even though goalkeeper Joe Bendik got a hand to it.

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Man of the match: Kaka

Goalscorers: John Goossens (6′), Cyle Larin (9′), Kaka (32′), Razvan Cocis (78′)