Diego Luna Scores Second Half Equalizer In Transition For Real Salt Lake
Oct 29, 2023, 5:31 PM
(Photo by Laura Dearden/Real Salt Lake)
SANDY, Utah – Taking advantage of a Houston turnover, Anderson Julio found Diego Luna for a game-tying, 54th-minute goal.
— RSL Show on KSL (@rslshow) October 29, 2023
With Real desperate for any semblance of offense, Julio took a pass in open space and after dribbling toward the box, sending a centering pass to Luna. Luna collected the pass, gathered, and then fired a right-footed shot past a diving keeper, tying the game 1-1.
It was Luna’s sixth goal of the year and Julio’s first assist.
Round One – RSL vs. Houston
The four-seed versus five-seed matchup is supposed to be one of the most even series in the first round.
Real Salt Lake got a tough draw for the first round with the Houston Dynamo.
ALL OR NOTHING IN ROUND ONE pic.twitter.com/mHuglAikfs
— Real Salt Lake (@realsaltlake) October 28, 2023
In three games played against the Dynamo this year, RSL is winless with one draw and two losses.
Real and Houston most recently played back-to-back games in August. One in MLS play and the other in the U.S. Open Cup. Houston outscored RSL 6-1 in these matches.
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These teams will face each other in the second leg of the first round when Houston travels to Sandy, Utah on Monday, November 6 to take on Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. (MT).
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