MLS: Philadelphia 2, D.C. United 0

Aug. 11, 2013 at 12:48 AM

CHESTER, Pa., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Conor Casey scored both of Philadelphia's goals Saturday and the Union improved their playoff chances with a 2-0 win over D.C. United.

Casey first struck in the 35th minute, controlling a pass from Sebastien Le Toux, getting past a pair of defenders and slotting the ball behind D.C. goalkeeper Bill Hamid.

He doubled the advantage in the 75th minute, converting a cross from Fabinho.

Philadelphia (10-7-7) moved into third place in the Eastern Conference.

Last-place United fell to 3-16-4.

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