Borek Dockal scored two goals, Ilsinho and Fafa Picault each added penalties and the Philadelphia Union defeated the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps 4-0 on Saturday at Talen Energy Stadium.
The Union snapped their two-game losing streak while Vancouver, which saw two players sent off late, had its six-game unbeaten streak broken.
In the 11th minute, Dockal got loose on the right side of the box and fired a shot. But Vancouver goalkeeper Brian Rowe was in good position to make the point-blank save.
The Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Saturday to advance to the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals.
Haris Medunjanin opened the scoring for the hosts with a shot from distance in the 52nd minute, and nine minutes later Cory Burke doubled the lead after getting behind the defense.
The Red Bulls halved the deficit when Alejandro Romero Gamarra played in Bradley Wright-Phillips in the 77th minute, but they could not find an equalizer.
The Union advance to host the winner of D.C. United...
Jonathan Osorio scored in each half to help Toronto FC to a 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pa., on Friday.
He scored in the 19th and 79th minutes as Toronto won for the first time on the road after four losses and a 3-3 tie at Columbus in its last match after it blew a three-goal lead.
Osorio, the team leader with four goals, made sure the Reds got the full points with the insurance goal, taking a pass in the box from Sebastian Giovinco, who collected...