ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Taxiarchis Fountas scored three goals to help D.C. United beat Orlando City 5-3 on Monday night.
Fountas began his hat trick for United with two goals in three minutes early in the first half, and scored his third in the 51st.
United (5-9-2) also got goals from Kimarni Smith in the 74th and Nigel Robertha in second-half stoppage time.
Alexandre Pato, Facundo Torres and Ercan Kara each scored for Orlando (7-7-4).
United next plays on Friday against the Philadelphia Union on the road, and Orlando will host Inter Miami on Saturday.
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