WATCH: Thirteen-minute hat trick for Sporting KC’s Gerso

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With Midwest summer around the corner, Gerso Fernandes is heating up in Kansas City.

The Guinea-Bissau native arrived from top-flight Portuguese side Belenenses in January, and posted a pair of goals before exploding in the second half on Wednesday.

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Gerson scored in the 56th, 58th, and 69th minutes for goals Nos. 3, 4, and 5 in Major League Soccer.

Three balls from the right, and Seattle was exposed on every one.