Here’s what unfolded as the chase for a title and ensuing Concacaf Champions League spot continues in the historic national tournament.
New York Red Bulls 3, New York City FC 0
The Red Bulls capitalized on the advantage in short order, as Luquinhas converted a rebound finish in the 70th minute that allowed the hosts to play out the rest of the match on cruise control.
Fernandez added one more insurance tally right at the start of second-half stoppage time, converting a close-range finish set up by a low cross from Cameron Harper.
Sporting Kansas City 6, Union Omaha 0
Sporting KC were in control from the outset, holding nearly 80 percent of the possession and racking up 11 shots in the first half. Salloi's 10th-minute strike ensured them a quick start, then Kortne Ford doubled the advantage with a header in the 37th minute.
The onslaught continued into the second half, as Salloi and Khiry Shelton struck for two goals in a three-minute span in the 53rd and 56th minutes. Hernandez rounded out the scoring with a pair of additional insurance goals – one in the 66th minute and another in the 81st.