Garcia, Martinez lead RSL over Santa Tecla in CONCACAF Champions League
SANDY, Utah. (AP) — Olmes Garcia and Juan Manuel Martinez scored in a four-minute span in the second half to help Real Salt Lake beat Santa Tecla of El Salvador 2–1 on Thursday night in CONCACAF Champions League.
Real Salt Lake leads Group G with seven points at 2-0-1, and can wrap up a spot in the quarterfinals with a victory or tie Oct. 20 in the round-robin finale at home against Guatemala’s Club Municipal (1-1-1).
Garcia tied it on a header in the 73rd minute, and Martinez chipped in the winner in the 77th.
Irvin Herrera scored for Santa Tecla (0-2-2) in the 61st minute.