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MLS Game Summary - New York at Real Salt Lake



(Saturday, March 17, 2012)

From The Sports Network

Final Score: Real Salt Lake 2, New York 0

Sandy, UT (Sports Network) - Real Salt Lake continued its strong start to the new season by securing a 2-0 win over Red Bull New York on Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Fabian Espindola tallied the opening goal for Salt Lake (2-0-0) before Luis Gil added the second shortly before the hour mark, allowing the club follow up a 3-1 win at the Los Angeles Galaxy with three more points.

New York (0-2-0) posed a minimal threat in attack and has lost its first two games by a combined score of 4-1.

Paulo Jr. was the first to test Red Bulls goalkeeper Ryan Meara, who made a nice save to prevent the opening goal in the 36th minute.

But Meara was beaten just two minutes later after Victor Palsson's giveaway led to Paulo Jr. playing Espindola into the area before he slid a shot between the legs of the 'keeper.

The home side doubled its advantage shortly before the hour mark when Sebastian Velasquez got into the area and pulled the ball back for Espindola, whose shot was stopped by Meara but finished off by Gil on the rebound.

One of the lone bright spots for New York was an acrobatic bicycle kick that Thierry Henry attempted in the 64th minute, with the ball sailing just wide.

But New York was unable to really threaten the goal of Nick Rimando and he held on for his first clean sheet of the season.

03/18 00:22:31 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 13
SWB 10
 
5:05pm Tonight
ROC
DUR
 
Final
SEA 2
TOR 8
Final
HOU 10
DET 8
Final
BAL 2
MIA 5
Final
CIN 2
CLE 5
Final
OAK 7
TAM 2
Final
ANA 1
BOS 6
Final
MIL 1
ATL 2
Final
NYM 1
PIT 9
Final
PHI 1
WAS 4
Final
MIN 8
CWS 1
Final
STL 6
KAN 1
Final
CHC 3
ARI 4
Final
SDP 11
LOS 3
Final
SFG 2
COL 11
Final
TEX 5
NYY 2
1:05pm Today
KAN
NYY
 
1:10pm Today
COL
CIN
 
1:10pm Today
PHI
NYM
 
1:35pm Today
HOU
BAL
 
2:10pm Today
BOS
MIN
 
2:10pm Today
SFG
MIL
 
2:20pm Today
WAS
CHC
 
4:05pm Today
DET
OAK
 
4:10pm Today
TEX
CLE
 
4:15pm Today
ARI
STL
 
7:05pm Tonight
MIA
PIT
 
7:07pm Tonight
CWS
TOR
 
7:10pm Tonight
SEA
TAM
 
8:10pm Tonight
ATL
LOS
 
9:05pm Tonight
SDP
ANA
 
Final
ATL 111
CLE 114
9:00pm Tonight
GSW
HOU
 
Final
TAM 2
NYR 0
9:00pm Tonight
CHI
ANA
 
Final
DUR 13
SWB 10
 
5:05pm Tonight
ROC
DUR