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K. Przybylko  5' 1-0 
B. Aaronson  16' 2-0 
Ilsinho  36' 3-0 
 3-1L. Acosta  56'
PHIK. Przybylko  5' 1-0
PHIB. Aaronson  16' 2-0
PHIIlsinho  36' 3-0
DCL. Acosta  56' 3-1
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Przybylko has goal, 2 assists, Union drop DC 3-1

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) Kacper Przybylko had a goal and two assists in a dominant first half and the Philadelphia Union defeated D.C. United 3-1 on Saturday night.

Przybylko scored his 12th goal from point-blank range off a cross from Kail Wagner five minutes in and the Union (14-8-6) were never challenged as they moved within a point of first-place Atlanta.

Brenden Aaronson, who helped set up Przybylko's goal, had the favor returned in the 16th minute. Przybylko slipped the ball down the middle, Aaronson made the turn and then fired from the top of the box for his second goal.

Przybylko made a similar set up for Ilsinho's fifth goal in the 36th minute. Ilsinho took the pass at the top of the box, worked his way through the defense before finding room to score.

DC United (10-10-9) didn't have a shot in the first half. Luciano Acosta bulled his way through the defense for his sixth goal in the 56th minute. United turned the pressure up in the second half with four shots on target but remained in fifth place in the Eastern Conference.

Updated August 24, 2019

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