Wichita, Kansas 2021-11-24 18:12:57 –
Kansas City, Kang. (FOX4KC) — Sporting Kansas City players and fans had to stay up late Tuesday night to find an opponent for the Western Conference semi-finals.
After extra time and penalty shootout, No. 7 Real Salt Lake is upset, No. 2 Eliminate the Seattle Sounders.
In a match where the Sounders dominated ownership and all attack statistics, Salt Lake’s defenses remained strong for up to 120 minutes, deciding who would move forward in the penalty shootout.
Real Salt Lake didn’t record shots throughout the game, but goalkeeper David Ochoa made some important saves to stay alive on his side.
Seattle was close to scoring on several occasions, including a long-distance effort to hit the crossbar from forward Raul Ruidías.
Real Salt Lake will move to Children’s Mercy Park to challenge the second-seeded Sporting KC in a rematch on the controversial decision day.
Real Salt Lake qualified for the playoffs by scoring on the final kick of the game shortly after defender Justengrad processed the ball in the penalty area. NS Video Assistant Referee We did not consider it reviewable.
The winner of the Sunday match will advance to the conference finals with the winners between the 1st Colorado Rapids and the 4th Portland Timbers on November 25th.
Sporting KC and Real Salt Lake Kick off at 2:00 pm on Sunday at ABC and ESPN Deportes.
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