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Real Salt Lake routs nine-man Colorado Rapids, 6-0, to capture Rocky Mountain Cup

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Real Salt Lake exploded for four second-half goals en route to a 6-0 rout over the nine-man Colorado Rapids Saturday night at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.

The victory clinched RSL’s 10th Rocky Mountain Cup during the past 12 years.

Real Salt Lake (12-10-5), which won its second consecutive road game, is in fourth place in the Western Conference, five points behind leaders FC Dallas, while Colorado (6-14-6) suffered its most lopsided loss at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.

Three minutes after Damir Kreilach put Real Salt Lake in front, Niki Jackson was sent off on a straight red card for a head butt.

Jefferson Savarino scored the first of his two goals in the 33rd minute and the first half ended with Bismark Boateng being sent off on a straight red card, reducing the Rapids to nine men for the entire second half.

Savarino had his brace in the 58th minute, followed by goals by Joao Plata, Corey Baird and Albert Rusnak to close out the rout.

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Original author: Dylan Butler, Pro Soccer USA
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