VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Cristian Techera scored his first goal for Vancouver and the Whitecaps beat Real Salt Lake 2–1 on Saturday.

The 5-foot-2 winger jumped on a mix-up between Salt Lake defender Elias Vasquez and goalkeeper Nick Rimando in the 79th minute and slotted home the winner.

Techera is on a season-long loan to the Whitecaps from his Uruguayan club and has slowly found his footing in Major League Soccer since arriving in April.

Gershon Koffie also scored for Vancouver (7-5-2).

Javier Morales scored for Salt Lake (4-5-5).

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