Sergio Santos scored three objectives, Jamiro Monteiro added one aim and assisted on one other and the host Philadelphia Union moved into first place within the Japanese Convention following a 5-Zero win over Toronto FC on Saturday.
It was the fourth hat trick in Union historical past, whereas goalkeeper Andre Blake earned his eighth shutout of the season.
The Union and Toronto FC every have 41 factors, however the Union vaulted into first due to aim differential. Philadelphia is now unbeaten in 5 in a row and 7-Zero at dwelling for the reason that MLS is Again Match in July.
Toronto FC (12-3-5), had their nine-game unbeaten streak snapped.
Toronto FC conceded solely three objectives complete within the seven earlier video games earlier than this loss.
The Union had a terrific scoring probability within the sixth minute when Przybylko discovered himself extensive open in entrance however headed a cross simply extensive.
Toronto FC entered the sport because the No. 1 crew within the league in ball possession. However Philadelphia dominated the play within the first half, and ended with 52.9 p.c in possession time.
Within the 27th minute, the Union went forward 1-Zero as Wagner despatched a left-footed cross into the field which was headed into the aim by Santos.
Philadelphia prolonged its result in 2-Zero within the 34th minute as McKenzie headed a go by Przybylko previous goalkeeper Quentin Westberg.
Toronto FC, who proceed to play with out injured standout Jozy Altidore, had their first nook kick within the first minute of stoppage time however could not convert. Toronto FC had just one shot and none on aim within the first half.
The Union led 9-1 in nook kicks within the first half.
Philadelphia saved the stress on as Monteiro drilled a shot from the highest of the field slightly below the crossbar for a 3-Zero benefit within the 56th minute.
Santos scored his second aim within the 63rd minute when he completed a cross by Wagner for a 4-Zero lead. Santos achieved the hat trick within the 68th minute as he acquired a crisp go by Brenden Aaronson and tapped the shot into the aim.