Krisztian Nemeth became the first Hungarian with a hat trick in MLS history, Johnny Russell added two goals and Sporting Kansas City cruised past the Montreal Impact 7-1 on Saturday.

Sporting KC (2-1-1), which has won two of its last three, won a game in the series for the first time since July 18, 2015. Montreal (2-2-0) was trying for its third road win of the season, which would have matched its 2018 total.

Russell, Nemeth and Felipe Gutierrez each scored in the first half. Russell curled a loose ball into the far corner from the top of the 18-yard box in the 10th minute, Nemeth had a sliding finish of a breakaway opportunity in the 43rd and Gutierrez redirected a cross for his first goal of the season in stoppage time.

Sporting Kansas City's Graham Zusi turns to celebrate with Felipe Gutierrez after Gutierrez put Sporting KC up 3-0 just before halftime Saturday, March 30, 2019, during an MLS match in Kansas City, Mo. (Ryan Weaver/The Kansas City Star via AP)
Sporting Kansas City’s Graham Zusi turns to celebrate with Felipe Gutierrez after Gutierrez put Sporting KC up 3-0 just before halftime Saturday, March 30, 2019, during an MLS match in Kansas City, Mo. (Ryan Weaver/The Kansas City Star via AP)

Russell added another goal in the 50th by cutting back his defender and rolling it inside the far post. Nemeth made it 5-0 in the 68th and 7-0 in the 84th, separated by 16-year-old Gianluca Busio’s first goal at home.

Sporting Kansas City midfielder Graham Zusi (8) celebrates a goal scored by forward Johnny Russell, right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Montreal Impact in Kansas City, Kan. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Graham Zusi (8) celebrates a goal scored by forward Johnny Russell, right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Montreal Impact in Kansas City, Kan. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Montreal Impact goalkeeper Evan Bush reaches for the ball as Sporting Kansas City forward Krisztian Nemeth watches his shot go in the goal in the 43th minute Saturday, March 30, 2019, during an MLS match in Kansas City, Mo. (Ryan Weaver/The Kansas City Star via AP)
Montreal Impact goalkeeper Evan Bush reaches for the ball as Sporting Kansas City forward Krisztian Nemeth watches his shot go in the goal in the 43th minute Saturday, March 30, 2019, during an MLS match in Kansas City, Mo. (Ryan Weaver/The Kansas City Star via AP)
Taking back possession for Sporting Kansas City, Gianluca Busio, left, steals the ball near the Montreal Impact penalty area Saturday, March 30, 2019, during an MLS match in Kansas City, Mo. (Ryan Weaver/The Kansas City Star via AP)
Taking back possession for Sporting Kansas City, Gianluca Busio, left, steals the ball near the Montreal Impact penalty area Saturday, March 30, 2019, during an MLS match in Kansas City, Mo. (Ryan Weaver/The Kansas City Star via AP)
Sporting Kansas City forward Krisztian Nemeth, right, chips the ball over Montreal Impact goalkeeper Evan Bush, left, for his third goal of the match Saturday, March 30, 2019, during an MLS match in Kansas City, Mo. (Ryan Weaver/The Kansas City Star via AP)
Sporting Kansas City forward Krisztian Nemeth, right, chips the ball over Montreal Impact goalkeeper Evan Bush, left, for his third goal of the match Saturday, March 30, 2019, during an MLS match in Kansas City, Mo. (Ryan Weaver/The Kansas City Star via AP)

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