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2018 Major League Soccer, Regular Season
  • Dominique Badji (53', 61', 87')

Dominique Badji nets hat trick in Colorado win over Philadelphia

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Colorado 3-0 Philadelphia: Badji nets hat trick - Via MLS (1:59)

Dominique Badji scored a hat trick to lead Colorado past Philadelphia for their first win of 2018. (1:59)

Dominique Badji scored three goals and the Colorado Rapids got their first win of the season, beating the Philadelphia Union 3-0 on Saturday night.

Badji opened the scoring in the 53rd minute with a left-footed stab that was set up by Jack Price's corner and Tommy Smith's headed-on flick.

Colorado doubled its lead in the 61st minute when Badji took advantage of a deflection off defender Jack Elliott.

Badji completed his hat trick in 87th, taking a long diagonal pass from Johan Blomberg and beating Elliott with a stutter move to his left.

Rapids head coach Anthony Hudson earned his first MLS victory, while the Union lost in its first road game of the season.