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Sebastian Giovinco scored three goals to take the MLS lead and break Toronto FC's single-season record, leading the Canadian team to a 4-1 victory over Orlando City on Wednesday night.

August 05, 2015

TORONTO (AP) — Sebastian Giovinco scored three goals to take the MLS lead and break Toronto FC's single-season record, leading the Canadian team to a 4-1 victory over Orlando City on Wednesday night.

The 5-foot-4 Italian known as the Atomic Ant has 16 goals this season, one more than Columbus' Kei Kamara. Giovinco broke the Toronto season record of 15 set by Dwayne De Rosario in 2010.

With 10 assists, Giovinco has been directly involved in 26 of Toronto's 36 goals this season.

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Collen Warner also scored for Toronto (9-8-4).

Luke Boden scored for expansion Orlando (7-10-6).

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