05/24 22:29 CDT Savarino's stoppage goal lifts Real Salt Lake past Atlanta
Savarino's stoppage goal lifts Real Salt Lake past Atlanta
SANDY, Utah (AP) --- Jefferson Savarino's long-range blast late in stoppage
time gave Real Salt Lake a 2-1 victory over Atlanta United on Friday night.
Savarino shook free and sent a high, hard shot from outside the box to the far
side for his second goal of the season.
Sebastian Saucedo opened the scoring for Salt Lake (6-6-1) in the 36th minute.
Outside the box, Saucedo put the ball between diving goalkeeper Brian Guzan and
Josef Martnez tied it for defending MSL champion Atlanta (6-5-2) in the 78th
minute. Martnez finished a run down the middle by slipping around a defender
in the box just in time to slot Franco Escobar's centering pass past Nick