Saucedo 36’ icon-goal Created with Sketch. Savarino 90’ icon-goal Created with Sketch.
Herrera 66’
1H 2H FT
RSL 1 1 2
ATL 0 1 1
icon-goal Created with Sketch. 78’ Martinez
38’ Parkhurst
RSL
Saucedo 36’ icon-goal Created with Sketch.
Savarino 90’ icon-goal Created with Sketch.
Herrera 66’
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icon-goal Created with Sketch. 78’ Martinez
38’ Parkhurst

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 the post.

Josef Martinez tied it for defending MSL champion Atlanta (6-5-2) in the 78th minute. Martinez 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 Rimando.