SANDY, Utah — Albert Rusnak scored on a penalty in the 21st minute and Real Salt Lake held on to beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday.
Rusnak fired his second goal of the season into the upper right corner, converting the penalty after Jakub Nerwinski brought down Corey Baird in the 18-yard box.
"His technique is absolutely phenomenal."
82' – Hwang comes ever so close to opening his @MLS account with this left-footed strike.
RSL 1-0 VAN | #VWFC pic.twitter.com/NQdpPvvgLz
— Vancouver Whitecaps (@WhitecapsFC) March 10, 2019
Nick Rimando made five saves to preserve the clean sheet for Real Salt Lake (1-0-1).
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