Purata’s hat trick leads Atlanta to 4-2 win over Toronto

ATLANTA (AP) — Juan Purata scored three goals in the second half to help Atlanta United beat Toronto 4-2 on Saturday.

Thiago Almada gave Atlanta a 3-2 lead in the 74th and Purata’s third goal came in the 88th to cap the scoring for United (9-12-9).

Federico Bernardeschi and Ayo Akinola each scored for Toronto (9-15-7).

Up next for both teams is a matchup with Orlando City. United plays Orlando on Wednesday on the road. Toronto plays at Orlando on Saturday.


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