Major League Soccer

 Full TimeKMYU/ALT
ColoradoCOL
2
 
3
Real Salt LakeRSL
 0-1A. Rusnak (p) 25'
 0-2C. Baird  27'
K. Acosta  45+3' 1-2 
D. Wilson  47' 2-2 
 2-3S. Johnson  53'
RSLA. Rusnak (p) 25' 0-1
RSLC. Baird  27' 0-2
COLK. Acosta  45+3' 1-2
COLD. Wilson  47' 2-2
RSLS. Johnson  53' 2-3
HT: 1-2
Dick's Sporting Goods Park (Attendance: 15,437)
Referee: Robert Sibiga
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Sam Johnson lifts Real Salt Lake over winless Rapids 3-2

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) Sam Johnson scored the go-ahead goal in the 53rd minute and Real Salt Lake beat Colorado 3-2 to hand the winless Rapids winless their eighth straight loss Saturday night.

Johnson took Damir Kreilach's pass in an open space in the middle of the area, and fired home a shot that went through with a deflection off defender Lalas Abubakar.

RSL (4-6-1) took a 2-0 lead on goals by Albert Rusnak in the 25th and Corey Baird in the 27th. Rusnak scored on a penalty kick, and Baird settled a long ball from Nick Besler and finished with the outside of his foot.

Kellyn Acosta took advantage of a deflection to cut the deficit to 2-1 for the Rapids (0-9-2) in first-half stoppage time. Danny Wilson tied it with his first MLS goal, a close-range finish in the 47th.

RSL goalkeeper Andrew Putna saved a penalty kick by Kei Kamara in the 59th minute. Kamara was 12 of 13 on penalties in his MLS career before the attempt.

Real Salt Lake's Justen Glad was shown a red card in the 35th minute that was downgraded to yellow after video review.

Updated May 11, 2019

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