Nikolić helped extend Chicago’s unbeaten streak to three matches with a brace in Saturday’s 3-0 victory over the New England Revolution at Toyota Park. On the season, the Serbian-born Designated Player has four goals, tied for sixth in MLS. With the victory, Chicago now sits in third place in the Eastern Conference standings with 11 points and a 3-0-1 record at home (3-1-2 overall record).
Nikolić would then notch the first multi-goal effort of his MLS career in the 73rd minute to give Chicago a 3-0 advantage. Making a run into the penalty area and sandwiched by a pair of defenders, Nikolić found a perfectly placed pass from David Accam and fired a right-footed shot past a charging Cropper into the back of the net (Watch Goal).
The Chicago Fire return to action this Friday, April 22 when it travels to take on Toronto FC at BMO Field (7:30 p.m. ET, TSN 4/5; MLS Live).