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BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. Mark Ingram Jersey . — Toronto FC nursed a 1-0 lead well into the second half but couldnt hold off the Chicago Fires aggressive attack on Saturday. Fire forward Marco Pappa and defender Austin Berry each collected second half goals to lead the hosts to a 2-1 come-from-behind victory at Toyota Park. “I genuinely thought we were going to win the game tonight,” Toronto interim coach Paul Mariner said. “I thought we were looking pretty confident and we kept them in front of us. (But) you cant give decent teams opportunities like we give them … I think its plain to see that we gifted them two goals and you cant do that.” Toronto (5-13-4, 19 points) suffered its second straight loss but is still 4-4 with four ties since Mariner took over June 7. Chicago (10-7-5, 35 points) topped last years nine-win total and still has 12 games to play. Forward Ryan Johnson intercepted a pass, faced Chicago goalkeeper Sean Johnson in a one-on-one and hit the back of the net with a 15-foot shot to open a 1-0 lead in the 16th minute. The Chicago keeper also turned in a critical save when he prevented Toronto from making it 2-0 in first half stoppage time, turning away Luis Silvas short shot just before halftime. The visitors had a scare in the eighth minute when Chicago forward Chris Rolfe knocked over goalie Milos Kocic on a breakaway. Kocic deflected Rolfes shot but was on the ground for several minutes before returning to action. “Milos 1/8Kocic 3/8 probably broke his nose but said he was fine,” Mariner said. “Hes a tough kid.” Mariner was also happy with the play of Ryan Johnson and fellow forward Eric Hassli, the Designated Player acquired last month from Vancouver. “Everybodys disappointed in the locker room,” said Hassli, who had 12 goals in 44 matches while with Vancouver. “I think we did great in the first half then just gave up set pieces. “I hate to lose the game and were looking forward to the next game with Columbus. We need to win.” Pappa erased the 1-0 Toronto lead in the 64th minute on a short liner from the left of Kocic. Berry, a rookie defender, struck 20 minutes later with a header after a Pavel Pardo free kick in front of 15,757 fans at Toyota Park. Toronto played the final 11 minutes with 10 men after defender Logan Emory was issued a second yellow card for the game and was ejected. “I thought we had a great second half,” Fire coach Frank Klopas said. “The guys pushed. There was a belief in the team and we created chances and we scored two very nice goals.” Kosic closed with five saves while Chicagos Johnson had two. Chicago beat Toronto 3-2 at BMO Field on April 21. The Fire travel to Toronto Sept. 12 for the series finale. Toronto travels to Columbus next Saturday and then hosts Portland on Aug. 15.Walter Payton Authentic Jersey . The Stars have had the advantage over the Flames in their recent meetings. Dallas has taken two of three, five of eight and 11 of its past 15 against Calgary. Robert Griffin Jersey .S. Womens National Team captured the 2008 CONCACAF Womens Olympic Qualifying tournament on Saturday as they beat Canada, 6-5 on penalty kicks. Robert Griffin III Jersey . 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Max Reinhart had a goal and an assist the Heat held on to beat the Marlies 3-1 Tuesday in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal. “It was a great call by our coach,” said Heat goaltender Danny Taylor, who was impressive as the Marlies outshot the Heat 15-5 in the third period. “It was just a good way to keep the heart rate down and settle down and just manage that third period.” Reinhart opened the scoring at 15:24 of the first period. Toronto goaltender Ben Scrivens was taken out of the play when one of his own players checked a Heat player into him during a scramble. The puck ended up on Reinharts stick who scored into a wide open goal. “I saw him lying down and I ended up with quite a bit of time,” Reinhart said. “Everyone kind of lost sight of it and I was lucky enough to be sitting on top of the puck and it bounced right to me.” The goal was Reinharts second of the post-season. He also assisted on Chris Breens second period goal that ended up being the game-winner. Guillaume Desbiens added Abbotsfords third goal into an empty net with just under a minute and a half into the third. Taylor made 31 saves in net to pick up the win for Abbotsford. Matt Frattin had the lone goal ffor Toronto. Vincent Jackson Jersey. Scrivens made 26 saves in a losing effort. “These are two very evenly matched hockey teams,” said Toronto head coach Dallas Eakins. “The two goals they got were just basic mistakes. It was nothing extraordinary.” Reinhart, Calgarys third round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, was front and centre as the Heat doubled their advantage just over eight minutes into the second period. After collecting the puck near the left corner, Reinhart moved towards the back of the goal. He first passed the puck to himself off the back of the net, then had a clear passing lane back to the left point where Breens shot through traffic beat Scrivens. “Its one of those ones I think I probably would have liked to have stood up earlier in the play,” Scrivens said. “But youve got to respect the guy whos kind of all alone at the side of the net too so its one of those things where hindsights 20-20 but its nothing to raise alarms about.” Toronto closed the gap early in the third to get the 4,934 fans going. Joe Colborne led the rush up the right side and threw the puck towards the front of the goal where it deflected off Frattin and past Taylor. Game 2 in the series goes Thursday before shifting to Abbotsford for Games 3, 4 and 5 if necessary. Notes: Both teams swept their respective first round series…Toronto hadnt played in eight days while Abbotsford hadnt played in six…The teams each won twice in their four regular season games against each other. ‘ ‘ ‘