WASHINGTON (AP) — Wayne Rooney had a hat trick and added an assist to help D.C. United beat nine-man Real Salt Lake 5-0 on Saturday night.
Rooney converted a penalty to open the scoring in the 34th minute. Marcelo Silva brought down Paul Arriola in the 18-yard box and the penalty was confirmed after video review. Rooney chipped a shot into the right corner in the 35th minute, and made it 3-0 in the 65th.
Lucas Rodriguez scored in the 76th and Ulises Segura capped the scoring in the 80th.
Bill Hamid had his third shutout in three games for D.C. United (2-0-1).
Real Salt Lake dropped to 1-1-1. Jefferson Savarino was shown red in first-half stoppage time for a high kick, and received a second yellow card and was sent off in the 67th minute.
GALAXY 3, MINNESOTA UNITED 2
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jonathan dos Santos and Chris Pontius scored first-half goals and Los Angeles held on to beat Minnesota.
Dos Santos scored on a penalty kick to open the scoring in the 36th minute. Osvaldo Alonso conceded the penalty, taking down Uriel Antuna in the 18-yard box. Chris Pontius doubled the lead for the Galaxy…