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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.

Major League Soccer Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Philadelphia Union 23 +9 39
2 DC United 22 +7 35
3 Atlanta United FC 21 +8 33
4 New York City FC 19 +10 32
5 New York Red Bulls 21 +5 31
6 Montreal Impact 23 -11 30
7 Toronto FC 22 -1 29
8 New England Revolution 21 -10 27
9 Orlando City SC 21 +1 26
10 Chicago Fire 23 -1 23
11 Columbus Crew SC 23 -13 21
12 FC Cincinnati 21 -28 17

Major League Soccer Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 LAFC 21 +35 46
2 LA Galaxy 21 +3 37
3 Seattle Sounders FC 20 +5 35
4 Minnesota United FC 21 +8 34
5 San Jose Earthquakes 21 +4 34
6 FC Dallas 22 +5 32
7 Real Salt Lake 21 0 30
8 Houston Dynamo 21 -2 30
9 Portland Timbers 19 -2 25
10 Sporting Kansas City 21 -4 25
11 Colorado Rapids 21 -10 20
12 Vancouver Whitecaps 23 -18 20