Johnny Russell and Kharlton Belmar each had a goal and an assist in the second half to lead rival Sporting Kansas City past a youthful Real Salt Lake 2-0 win in front of an announced crowd of 15,833 fans Wednesday night in U.S. Open Cup.
A nearly two-year recovery has paid off for Utah Royals goalkeeper Abby Smith, who received her first international call-up to the U.S. women’s national team in over a year in advance of the June 7 friendly against China at Rio Tinto Stadium.
More and more professional athletes have adopted vegan or vegan-friendly diets, from tennis star Serena Williams to 76ers guard JJ Reddick to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady — right on down to BYU forward Yoeli Childs, who adopted vegan diets.
Luis Silva scored a first-half goal, Kyle Beckerman added one off the bench in the second half, and a reserve-heavy Real Salt Lake playing its second of four matches in an 11-day span held off visiting Houston 2-1 in front of 16,613 fans Wednesday.
Sebastian “Bofo” Saucedo scored his first career MLS goal, and Nick Rimando made four saves to make it stand up, as Real Salt Lake earned its first win on the road, 1-0 over Seattle at CenturyLink Field.