Union ties MLS record for victory margin with 7-0 rout of DC

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CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — The Philadelphia Union tied the Main League Soccer file for victory margin with a 7-0 rout of D.C. United on Friday evening behind Julián Carranzas’s first MLS hat trick.

Mikael Uhrem, a 27-year-old ahead in his first MLS season, and Alejandro Bedoya had two targets apiece within the first MLS multigoal sport for every.

Philadelphia set a staff file for targets and was one shy of the league file.

The victory margin matched the LA Galaxy’s 8-1 win over Dallas on June 4, 1998, and 7-0 wins by Chicago at Kansas Metropolis on July 4, 2001, the New York Purple Bulls at New York Metropolis on Might 21, 2016, and Atlanta towards visiting New England on Sept. 13, 2017.

D.C.’s earlier worst margin of defeat was a 6-1 loss to Kansas Metropolis s on June 21, 1997.

Carranza, a 22-year-old Argentine striker acquired from Inter Miami in December, scored within the twenty second and twenty fifth minutes for the Union (8-2-9), then added his last aim within the 72nd minute.

Bedoya scored the opening aim within the ninth minute, added one other within the thirty sixth and raised his season whole to 5.

Uhre scored within the second minute of first-half stoppage time and the 59th.

Philadelphia goalkeeper Andre Blake had three saves. Rafael Romo saved simply three of 10 pictures United.

The Union outshot United (5-10-2) 19-9, with 10 pictures on aim to a few for United.

D.C. United's Michael Estrada, center, chests the ball as Philadelphia Union's Jack Elliott, right, pulls him back during the second half of an MLS soccer match Friday, July 8, 2022, in Chester, Pa. The Union won 7-0.

These groups take to the pitch once more Wednesday, with the Union visiting Inter Miami whereas United hosts the Columbus Crew.

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The Related Press created this story utilizing know-how supplied by Information Skrive and information from Sportradar.

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