Patrick Mullins, Nick DeLeon and Marky Delgado all scored within the first 30 minutes and Michael Bradley and Nicolas Benezet added a goal apiece in the second half, pacing Toronto FC to a 5-1 romp over FC Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium on Saturday.
Toronto struck first just 10 minutes into the contest, after Mullins collected a pass that deflected off Delgado just outside the 18-yard box and lashed his finish past Cincinnati goalkeeper Przemyslaw Tyton, staking the visitors to the early 1-0 lead.
The Reds then doubled that advantage 11 minutes later off a corner kick that was cleared right into the path of DeLeon, who put a perfectly placed volley into the net. Toronto finished off its first-half barrage with its third of the evening in the 28th minute courtesy of Delgado, who slid completely unmarked in front of goal for an easy finish of a cross from Alejandro Pozuelo.
The onslaught continued in the second half, as Bradley added some insurance for the visitors with a laser finish off another assist from Pozuelo in the 63rd minute, with Benezet adding a fifth in the 85th before Emmanuel Ledesma got a late penalty kick goal for Cincinnati in second-half stoppage time to round out the 5-1 final scoreline.