. The Rocky Mountain showdown on the opening night of activity in Group D of the MLS is Back competition remained prejudiced. Real Salt Lake won for the 10th time in the past 13 suits against Colorado dating to 2015. The Rapids have actually taken care of simply 2 success and also one draw versus RSL during that span.
Rusnak was greatly involved in all the action for RSL. He scored in the 27th min to provide RSL the early benefit, accumulating a deflected cross and also slipping the rebound past Colorado goalkeeper Clint Irwin and also protector Drew Moor.
Rusnak fell short on a chance to prolong RSL’s lead in the 70th minute after Irwin dealt with Douglas Martinez and a penalty was awarded. Irwin made up for the nasty by conserving Rusnak’s penalty as well as also refuted Nick Besler’s rebound attempt.
But RSL opened a two-goal benefit when Irwin was not able to reach Kreilach’s shot from the top of the penalty area mins later on.
It was the first win of the season for RSL (1-0-2), who began with attracts versus Orlando City and New York Red Bulls before the organization’s shutdown in March.
Colorado had simply four shots on target and its ideal chance really did not come until late in the suit when Kellyn Acosta’s dispersed shot from range became a difficult save for RSL goalkeeper Zac MacMath.
It was the first loss of the period for Colorado (2-1-0) after the Rapids opened up with gain D.C. United as well as Orlando City.