David Accam scored two first-half goals and added a second-half assist to help the Philadelphia Union beat the Columbus Crew 3-0 on Saturday night.

Accam opened the scoring in the 31st minute, ending a scoring drought that went back to July 11. He took Fafa Picault’s through ball and finished inside the far post.

Accam capitalized on a defensive miscue to make it 2-0 for the Union (1-2-1) in the 41st minute and assisted as Ilsinho capped the scoring in the 48th.

Philadelphia Union's David Accam, left, and Columbus Crew's Harrison Afful, right, leap to head the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Philadelphia Union’s David Accam, left, and Columbus Crew’s Harrison Afful, right, leap to head the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

The Crew (2-1-1) were without Gyasi Zardes and Will Trapp due to U.S. national team duty.

Philadelphia Union's Fafa Picault, center, goes for a shot-attempt against Columbus Crew's Joseph Bendik, right, as Crew's Gaston Sauro, left,  moves in during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Philadelphia Union’s Fafa Picault, center, goes for a shot-attempt against Columbus Crew’s Joseph Bendik, right, as Crew’s Gaston Sauro, left, moves in during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Columbus Crew poses for their starting 11 photo prior to an MLS soccer match against the Philadelphia Union, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Columbus Crew poses for their starting 11 photo prior to an MLS soccer match against the Philadelphia Union, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Columbus Crew head coach Caleb Porter looks on prior to an MLS soccer match against the Philadelphia Union, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Columbus Crew head coach Caleb Porter looks on prior to an MLS soccer match against the Philadelphia Union, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Columbus Crew's Ricardo Clark, right, goes after the ball along with Philadelphia Union's Ilsinho, left, during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Columbus Crew’s Ricardo Clark, right, goes after the ball along with Philadelphia Union’s Ilsinho, left, during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Columbus Crew's Jonathan Mensah, right, kicks the ball over the goal during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Philadelphia Union, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Columbus Crew’s Jonathan Mensah, right, kicks the ball over the goal during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Philadelphia Union, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

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