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NEW YORK (AP) Alexandru Mitrita had a hat trick to lead New York City FC to a 4-1 victory over Atlanta United on Wednesday night.

Mitrita gave NYCFC (17-5-10) a 1-0 lead in the 14th minute with a shot 25 yards away from the edge of the box, assisted by Ismael Tajouri. Mitrita put NYC ahead 2-0 in the 23rd on a shot 21 yards away from the right side of the penalty box, assisted by Maxi Moralez. Mitrita gave NYC a 3-0 advantage in the 34th on a shot 16 yards out from the left side of the penalty box.

Gonzalo Pity Martinez scored for Atlanta United FC (17-12-3) on a penalty kick in the 53rd. NYC midfielder Heber scored in the 87th on a shot 16 yards out from the right side of the penalty box.

NYC outshot Atlanta 16 to 10, with eight shots on goal to four for United.

NYC drew three corner kicks, committed 15 fouls and was given five yellow cards. Atlanta drew three corner kicks, committed 16 fouls and was given four yellow cards.

Both teams next play Sunday. NYC visits New England and Atlanta visits Montreal.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.