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Olmes Garcia's stoppage-time goal gives Salt Lake 2-1 win

Real Salt Lake gets dramatic 2-1 win with Olmes Garcia's stoppage time goal in MLS

Olmes Garcia's stoppage-time goal gives Salt Lake 2-1 win

SANDY, Utah (AP) -- Olmes Garcia's shot in the 3rd minute of stoppage time was redirected by Sporting Kansas City defender Kevin Ellis, giving Real Salt Lake a stunning 2-1 victory in Major League Soccer on Sunday.

Sebastian Jaime put Real Salt Lake in front in the 15th minute with a header that glanced off the bottom of the crossbar. It was the Argentine forward's first MLS goal in nine starts and finished Javier Morales' corner kick.

Dom Dwyer equalized in the 30th minute, running behind Benny Feilhaber's pass for a right-footed finish from the middle of the box.

Dwyer nearly added another with a header in the 64th minute, but Nick Rimando came up with the save.

Real Salt Lake entered with just two wins in the last 11 matches.

In the day's other game, Chris Rolfe scored two second-half goals within 11 minutes as D.C. United rallied for a win 2-1 over the New England Revolution.

Rolfe smashed a volley into the top of the net for the tying goal in the 70th minute. Fabian Espindola's pass from the right flank floated just over the leaping defender Teal Bunbury's head to find Rolfe's right foot.

Rolfe then put United ahead from the penalty spot in the 81st minute with a blast into the right corner. Miguel Aguilar earned the penalty off Steve Neumann's challenge near the top left corner of the 18-yard box.

Charlie Davies gave New England the lead in the 10th minute with a left-footed stab to finish Lee Nguyen's cross. It was Davies' seventh goal of the season.

United extended its Eastern Conference lead to seven points over the second-place Revolution.

Updated : 2021-05-10 14:04 GMT+08:00