The Seattle Sounders secured a spectacular 4-0 away victory on the back of a Blaise Nkufo hat-trick at Crew Stadium for their biggest win in franchise history.
A quick one-two move put Sanna Nyassi in on goal. According to goal.com, Nyassi was brought down in the area by Danny O'Rourke. Although the referee opted not to punish O'Rourke any further, Nathan Sturgis ensured conceding the penalty was punishment enough, sending Hesmer the wrong way to extend
At full time the Sounders embarrassed the hometown Crew by four goals to nil to move to 36 points and 6th on the Western Conference.
The loss is the worst for Columbus Crew since a 4-0 defeat to
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