Austin 3-0 RSL: Claret and Cobalt sunk by Djitte hattrick

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On Thursday, Real Salt Lake suffered an away defeat to Austin at Q2 Stadium. Austin and RSL currently occupy 2nd and 7th spots in the table, with 54 points and 43 points respectively after 43 matches.

Following a goalless first half, Los Verdes piled on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, when Djitte found the net on the 60 minute mark. Austin looked to have the match under control when they scored again and increased their lead, thanks to a effort from Djitte in the 76th minute to establish a 2-0. They then scored again, pulling level thanks to a hat trick effort from Djitte in the 80th minute to make it 3-0.

Substitutions for Austin included Gallagher, Finlay, Djitte, Romaña and Wolff for Rigoni, Maxi Urruti, Kolmanic, Cascante and Fagundez, respectively. RSL replaced Méndez, Julio, Luna, Brody and Ojeda for Córdova, Meram, Danny Musovski, Löffelsend and Chang.

Technical card:
Austin:Stuver, Gabrielsen, Cascante (Romaña, min.67), Kolmanic (Djitte, min.57), Nick Lima, Pereira, Ring, Rigoni (Gallagher, min.57), Fagundez (Wolff, min.85), Driussi and Maxi Urruti (Finlay, min.57)
Real Salt Lake:Macmath, Kappelhof, Glad, Oviedo, Herrera, Brody (Löffelsend, min.83), Ojeda (Chang, min.83), Caldwell, Julio (Meram, min.70), Luna (Danny Musovski, min.70) and Méndez (Córdova, min.61)
Stadium:Q2 Stadium
Goals:Djitte (1-0, min. 60), Djitte (2-0, min. 76) and Djitte (3-0, min. 80)