SANDY, Utah -- Javier Morales scored in the first half, Joao Plata had a go-ahead penalty in the 73rd minute and Real Salt Lake beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on Friday night.
RSL won its second straight game after a four-game winless stretch. Sporting KC had its three-game winning streak stopped.
Morales dribbled around three defenders with some nifty footwork and sent a shot past goalkeeper Tim Melia in the 34th minute. Real Salt Lake's possession started with a long goal kick, followed by three...
The Philadelphia Union advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup by outlasting the New York Red Bulls 4-3 on penalties on Tuesday.
After the game finished 1-1 at the end of extra time, Fernando Aristeguieta sent in the winning penalty for the Union.
The Union played down a man for more than an hour after Conor Casey was shown a straight red card for a late tackle on Red Bulls defender Connor Lade.
But despite the disadvantage, it was Philadelphia that took the lead in the 55th minute when...