Major League Soccer

Rios tallies 4 as Charlotte rips Union

(AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Daniel Rios scored four goals as Charlotte defeated the Philadelphia Union 4-0 on Saturday.

Rios secured the first hat trick in club history on a penalty kick in the 72nd minute in front of an announced crowd of 43,860 at Bank of America Stadium.

Both teams next play on Oct. 9. Charlotte (13-17-2) visits the New York Red Bulls and the Union (18-5-10) host Toronto.