SANDY, Utah (AP) — Brenner’s goals were pivotal for Cincinnati in a 2-1 win against Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
Brenner’s game-winner came in the 76th minute to put Cincinnati (11-8-12) ahead 2-1.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin clinched its first playoff berth, beating Real Salt Lake 3-0 Wednesday night as Moussa Djitte scored his first career hat trick, all in the second half.
Austin (16-9-6), which started play in 2021, became the second Western Conference team to clinch a berth this season after first-place Los Angeles FC.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Matai Akinmboni became the third-youngest player in Major League Soccer history in D.C. United's 0-0 draw against Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
D.C. United coach Wayne Rooney started Akinmboni at 15 years, 328 days.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dairon Asprilla scored on a header in the 61st minute and the Portland Timbers downed Minnesota United 1-0 on Saturday night.
The Timbers have won a season-best four straight matches as they jockey for a playoff spot in the Western Conference.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ryan Hollingshead scored early in the second half and Cristian Arango added a goal later in the half as LAFC defeated Real Salt Lake 2-0 on Sunday night.
LAFC (19-7-3) moved into a tie for the Supporters’ Shield (most regular-season points) with the Philadelphia Union.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Sergio Cordova, Jefferson Savarino and Anderson Julio each scored as Real Salt Lake earned a 3-0 win over Minnesota United on Wednesday night.
Cordova opened the scoring in the seventh minute and Savarino made it 2-0 in the 23rd.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Anderson Julio scored in the 69th minute to help Real Salt Lake earn a 1-1 draw with FC Dallas on Saturday.
Dallas (11-8-10) grabbed a 1-0 lead in the 7th minute on Alan Velasco's fifth goal of the season — unassisted.
TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Sounders midfielder Cristian Roldan underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a groin injury and will be sidelined at least a month.
Roldan had been diagnosed with a sports hernia and the injury was not improving.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Julian Gressel scored the tying goal for the Vancouver Whitecaps in a 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake on Saturday.
Gressel’s game-tying goal came in the 87th minute for the Whitecaps (9-11-7).
SEATTLE (AP) — Andrew Brody's goal helped lead Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Sunday.
Brody scored the game-winner in the 64th minute, assisted by Jefferson Savarino, putting RSL (10-8-7) up 2-1.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Cristian Arango scored a goal in each half and Los Angeles FC cruised to a 4-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
Arango's first netter gave LAFC (16-4-3) a 1-0 lead in the 9th minute, but Sergio Córdova answered three minutes later for RSL (9-8-7) to tie the match.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jesús Ferreira scored his team-high 12th goal of the season in the 14th minute, leading Dallas to a 1-0 victory on Saturday night that ended Real Salt Lake's 10-match home unbeaten streak.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Sergio Cordova scored and Zac MacMath stopped one shot to lead Real Salt Lake to a 3-0 victory Sunday over Sporting Kansas City.
Cordova put RSL (9-6-6) ahead for good at 1-0 in the 50th minute.
ATLANTA (AP) — Ronaldo Cisneros scored two first-half goals to spark Atlanta United to a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Wednesday night.
Cisneros scored in the 7th minute and polished off a brace in the 33rd with his team-leading sixth goal to stake Atlanta United (7-8-5) to a 2-0 lead.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Lalas Abubakar scored a goal in the 89th minute to help the Colorado Rapids earn a 2-2 draw with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
Real Salt Lake (8-5-6) grabbed a 1-0 halftime lead in the fourth minute of stoppage time on a goal by Jefferson Savarino.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Maximiliano Urruti scored in the 59th minute and Austin beat the Colorado Rapids 3-2 on Monday night.
Austin (10-4-4) also got a goal each from Ethan Finlay and Sebastian Driussi.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Luis Amarilla scored the deciding goal in a 3-2 win for Minnesota United over Real Salt Lake on Sunday.
Amarilla’s game-winner came in the 61st minute to put United (7-8-3) on top 3-0.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Emanuel Reynoso scored two goals as Minnesota United stopped a three-game league losing streak with a 3-2 win over the LA Galaxy on Wednesday night.
Reynoso scored in the 43rd minute to put United (6-8-3) up 3-0.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Eloy Room finished with four saves to help the Columbus Crew earn a scoreless draw with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
Zac MacMath had two saves for Real Salt Lake (8-4-5).
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Zac MacMath stopped the two shots he faced while Marcelo Silva and Jefferson Savarino scored, leading Real Salt Lake to a 2-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Gauld scored on a penalty kick in stoppage time to give the Vancouver Whitecaps a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday.
Vancouver was awarded the penalty kick after Aaron Herrera tripped Brian White as he ran into the box.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Zac MacMath stopped the four shots he faced while Bobby Wood scored as Real Salt Lake earned a 3-0 victory Saturday over the Houston Dynamo.
RSL (7-3-4) never trailed after Wood made it a 1-0 game in the 29th minute.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Jonathan Lewis scored a goal five minutes into the second half and the Colorado Rapids upped their home unbeaten streak to 24 with a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Sunday.
MONTREAL (AP) — Justen Glad and Sergio Córdova scored in a 12-minute span in the second half, leading Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 win over CF Montreal on Sunday.
Djordje Mihailovic scored for Montreal (6-5-2), which dropped points at home for the first time this season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored the deciding goal to spark Nashville to a 2-1 victory over CF Montreal on Wednesday, upping Nashville's home unbeaten streak to 23 straight.
Nashville's run ties the LA Galaxy (2014-15) for the third longest streak in MLS history.
Real Salt Lake forward Rubio Rubin has been approved by FIFA to switch his national team affiliation to Guatemala from the United States.
Guatemala's governing body made the announcement Tuesday.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Real Salt Lake took advantage of a red card on Dani Pereira, scoring two second-half goals to notch a 2-1 victory over Austin FC on Saturday.
Mikael Chang knotted the score at 1-1 for RSL (5-3-4) with a goal in the 55th minute after Pereira was given a red card for a push that denied Bobby Wood's obvious scoring chance at the edge of the box shortly after the restart.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dave Romney broke a scoreless tie with a goal in the 63rd minute, C.J. Sapong scored in stoppage time and Nashville SC notched its first win in its new home with a 2-0 victory over Real Salt Lake in MLS play on Sunday.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Marcelo Silva, Zac MacMath and a late video review led Real Salt Lake to a 1-0 victory over the LA Galaxy in MLS action on Saturday.
Silva scored the only goal just four minutes into the second half — heading in a corner kick by Pablo Ruiz — and MacMath saved all four shots he faced for RSL (4-2-4), which ended a five-match winless streak.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Zac MacMath made five saves and Real Salt Lake held off the Portland Timbers for a scoreless draw Saturday night.
The Timbers (2-2-6) remained undefeated in their past three games.
Jonathan Gómez, an 18-year-old right back who made his U.S. debut in December, was among 20 players picked by Mexico coach Gerardo Martino for an exhibition against Guatemala on April 27 at Orlando, Florida.
NEW YORK (AP) — Valentin Castellanos became New York City FC's first player with a four-goal game, and Real Salt Lake was sent to its worst margin of defeat in a Major League Soccer match with a 6-0 rout Sunday.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jayden Nelson scored his first MLS goal to help Toronto earn a 2-2 draw with Real Salt Lake on Saturday.
Nelson scored the equalizer in the 79th minute for Toronto (2-2-2).
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Lalas Abubakar scored the tying goal for the Colorado Rapids in a 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake on Saturday.
Abubakar’s goal came in the 56th minute for the Rapids (2-1-2).
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Johnny Russell scored the decisive goal as Sporting Kansas City earned a 1-0 win Saturday over Real Salt Lake.
Russell’s game-winner came in the 81st minute to secure the win for Sporting KC (2-3-0).
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Tate Schmitt scored a crucial goal in Real Salt Lake’s 2-1 win against Nashville on Saturday.
Schmitt’s game-winner came in the 54th minute to put RSL (3-0-1) ahead 2-1. Maikel Chang assisted the goal.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tate Schmitt scored a goal in the 3rd minute of second-half stoppage time, capping a wild comeback by Real Salt Lake in a snowy 3-2 victory over the New England Revolution in MLS action on Saturday.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Bobby Wood scored soon after a two-hour lightning delay and Zac MacMath made it stand up with five saves as Real Salt Lake earned a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders at snowy Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Dynamo FC and Real Salt Lake played to a scoreless tie in a Major League Soccer opener on Sunday.
The Dynamo, under first-year head coach Paulo Nagamura, had a chance to score in the 60th minute when Adam Lundqvist sent a shot on goal from 18 yards out that was knocked away by Zac MacMath.
The gradual buildup of Major League Soccer's academy system over the past decade has led to an increasingly young talent pool.
HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Real Salt Lake has signed 14-year-old forward Axel Kei, the youngest player ever to sign with a Major League Soccer senior team.
Kei, a lanky 6-foot-4 product of the RSL Academy, inked a two-year deal at 14 years and 15 days, the club announced Friday.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Sounders added a key piece to their midfield for the upcoming season on Thursday after signing Albert Rusnák to a designated player contract.
The Slovakian midfielder spent the past five seasons with Real Salt Lake, where he had 41 goals and 39 assists in 140 regular season appearances.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Major League Soccer has approved the sale of Real Salt Lake to David Blitzer and Smith Entertainment Group.
Blitzer also has an ownership stake in the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, the NHL's New Jersey Devils and the Premier League's Crystal Palace.
HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Pablo Mastroeni was given the job as permanent head coach of Major League Soccer's Real Salt Lake, 3 1/2 months after he took over as interim coach.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Felipe Mora and Santiago Moreno scored and the Portland Timbers advanced to the MLS Cup final with a 2-0 victory over Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference final on Saturday.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Bobby Wood directed Justin Meram’s crossing pass low into the right corner in the 90th minute to give Real Salt Lake a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday in Major League Soccer’s Western Conference semifinals.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Bobby Wood directed Justin Meram's crossing pass low into the right corner in the 90th minute to give Real Salt Lake a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday in Major League Soccer's Western Conference semifinals.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Larrys Mabiala scored in the 90th minute and the Portland Timbers beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Thursday to advance to the Western Conference final.
Portland will face the winner of the game Sunday between Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt Lake.
SEATTLE (AP) — Justen Glad scored the deciding goal in the sixth round of a penalty shootout and Real Salt Lake beat Seattle 6-5 in the tiebreaker after a scoreless game to eliminate the Sounders in the opening round of the MLS Cup playoffs Tuesday night.