Major League Soccer

 Full TimeKMYU/FLO
Real Salt LakeRSL
W. Rooney (p) 34' 1-0 
W. Rooney  41' 2-0 
W. Rooney  65' 3-0 
L. Rodríguez  76' 4-0 
U. Segura  80' 5-0 
DCW. Rooney (p) 34' 1-0
DCW. Rooney  41' 2-0
DCW. Rooney  65' 3-0
DCL. Rodríguez  76' 4-0
DCU. Segura  80' 5-0
HT: 2-0
Audi Field (Attendance: 17,190)
Referee: David Gantar
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Rooney's hat trick leads DC United over Real Salt Lake 5-0

WASHINGTON (AP) Wayne Rooney scored a hat trick and added an assist on Saturday night to help D.C. United beat nine-man Real Salt Lake 5-0.

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.

Leonardo Jara dispossessed Aaron Herrera and found an open Rooney, who finished with a chip shot into the right corner in the 35th minute.

Rooney made it 3-0 in the 65th minute, Lucas Rodriguez scored in the 76th and Ulises Segura capped the scoring in the 80th.

Bill Hamid notched his third clean sheet as D.C. United (2-0-1) has not allowed a goal this season.

Jefferson Savarino was shown red in first-half stoppage time for a high kick that landed on Luciano Acosta's face. Silva received a second yellow card and was sent off in the 67th minute.

Real Salt Lake dropped to 1-1-1.

Updated March 16, 2019

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