Patrick Mullins scored three goals while Patrick Nyarko added a goal and two assists as D.C. United beat the 10-man Chicago Fire 6-2 on Saturday.
Mullins finished Nyarko's cross in the 40th minute to give United the lead for good at 2-1. Mullins made it 3-1 in the first minute of first-half stoppage time and struck again in the 74th for a 5-2 lead. It was the first hat trick for D.C. United since Luis Silva's in June 2014.
Luciano Acosta gave United the initial lead in the 25th minute with a close-range...
David Villa scored an early goal and New York City FC held off the LA Galaxy to win 1-0 at Yankee Stadium on Saturday.
LA keeper Clement Diop got a piece of Ronald Matarrita's shot, but it still fell for Villa to score from close range in the sixth minute.
Villa nearly added a second goal in the first half but Diop stretched to deny him with a good save.
NYCFC keeper Josh Saunders was called into action before halftime to push away Nigel de Jong's bicycle kick.
The Galaxy saw their nine-game unbeaten...