MLS: Real Salt Lake qualify for Western semifinals


Despite being dominant at home against Real Salt Lake, the Seattle Sounders were less fortunate in the penalty shootout of the Major League Soccer (MLS) playoff first round game on Wednesday. .

The two teams neutralized each other during the regular 90 minutes and extra time in overtime, as the Sounders were able to dominate the game with more than 62% possession of the ball.

The visitors surprised in the shooting streak, managing to put the ball in the net six times as the Sounders missed the sixth shot.

Team Utah now meets Kansas City Sporting at Children’s Mercy Park next Sunday.

Real captain Albert Rusnak did not participate in this duel since he was tested positive for COVID-19. He had 11 goals and as many assists in the regular season. Maikel Chang replaced him in training.

“Bad news guys. Unfortunately, I tested positive for COVID-19. It’s hard to believe that I’m not with the guys in Seattle, ”he reacted in a statement before the meeting.



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