Will the Chicago Cubs be the first to win the World Series from 3-1 down since 1985?

The Chicago Cubs kept their World Series hopes alive as they reduced their deficit to 3-2 against the Cleveland Indians.

Will the Chicago Cubs be the first to win the World Series from 3-1 down since 1985?

The Chicago Cubs kept their World Series hopes alive as they reduced their deficit to 3-2 against the Cleveland Indians.

The Cubs, chasing their first title since 1908, are playing knockout baseball in the best-of-seven encounter, after back-to-back wins for the Indians at Wrigley Field on Friday and Saturday put them one win away from glory.

But the Cubs ended the weekend on a high with a 3-2 success in game five, meaning they head to Cleveland where the series will be decided.

They did all their scoring in the third inning as Kris Bryant hit a solo home run, which was followed up by RBIs from Addison Russell and David Ross.

It was a first World Series victory at Wrigley Field since 1945 and means that the Cubs can become the first side to win the Fall Classic from 3-1 down since the Kansas City Royals in 1985.

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