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Real Salt Lake’s Aaron Herrera Sprints, Strikes On Counter Against LAFC

Jul 17, 2021, 9:12 PM
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Real Salt Lake defender Aaron Herrera (22) looks up field in a MSL match on June 23, 2021 between Real Salt Lake and the Seattle Sounders at Lumen Field in Seattle, WA. (Photo by Jeff Halstead/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by Jeff Halstead/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Real Salt Lake defender Aaron Herrera sprinted the pitch and scored on a counter to even the score against the Los Angeles Football Club.

LAFC hosted RSL at Banc of California Stadium on Saturday, July 17.

In the 18th minute of action, Real Salt Lake attacked the full length of the pitch on a counter.

RSL’s Everton Luis fed the ball to a sprinting Herrera, who buried the ball in the back of the net.

The goal leveled the scoreboard at 1-1.

LAFC took an early 1-0 lead on goal by Diego Rossi in the 10th minute of the match.

Real Salt Lake’s score was Herrera’s first goal in Major League Soccer.

This season, the RSL defender has recorded five assists, four shots, two shots on goal, and one goal. Herrera has appeared in nine matches in 2021.

Real Salt Lake’s match against LAFC is broadcast on the KSL Sports app and KSLSports.com.

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