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Thanks to an own-goal from Real Salt Lake, Minnesota United ties 1-1

Thirteen of the Loon's 14 matches this season have been decided by one goal or ended in draws.
Credit: AP
Minnesota United forward Bongokuhle Hlongwane (21) shoots a ball that would eventually ricochet into the net for a Real Salt Lake own-goal in the first half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, May 27, 2023, in St. Paul, Minn. (Alex Kormann/Star Tribune via AP)

ST PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota United didn't find the net, but an own-goal by Real Salt Lake's Justen Glad was the final score in a 1-1 draw on Saturday night.

Real Salt Lake (4-6-4) took a 1-0 lead in the 28th minute when Jefferson Savarino took passes from Danny Musovski and Braian Ojeda and scored his fourth goal of the season.

Minnesota United (5-5-4) evened the score three minutes later thanks to Glad's own-goal.

Dayne St. Clair saved one shot for Minnesota United. Zac MacMatch had two saves for Real Salt Lake.

Real Salt Lake was trying to win back-to-back road matches for the first time since 2019.

Thirteen of Minnesota United's 14 matches this season have been decided by one goal or ended in draws. The club was coming off back-to-back 1-0 victories with Bongokuhle Hlongwane scoring both winners.

RSL beat Minnesota United 3-0 in August of last season. Neither team has won two straight in a series that Minnesota United leads 5-3-6.

Real Salt Lake returns home to play the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday. Minnesota United travels to play Austin FC on Wednesday.

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