Sandy, UT (Sports Network) - Real Salt Lake bagged three first-half goals en
route to a 3-0 thrashing of the San Jose Earthquakes at Rio Tinto Stadium on
The Claret and Cobalt scored three times in the span of 22 minutes as Javier
Morales, Ned Grabavoy and Robbie Findley helped extend the club's unbeaten run
to three games.
Real Salt Lake (7-5-3) leaves the weekend action in second place in the
Western Conference on 24 points, nine points better than eighth-place San Jose
The opening goal in Saturday's affair came in the 16th minute when Morales
turned in a rebound that was coughed up by Jon Busch.
Morales turned provider in the 33rd minute when he sent a low cross in front
of net that Grabavoy cooly slotted into the far upper corner.
Findley continued the rout five minutes later with the pick of the lot,
collecting a failed clearance at the corner of the penalty area before curling
a splendid effort just inside the far post.
San Jose can view a second-half shutout as a positive, but with the damage
already done, the 'Quakes saw their winless run extended to four matches with
just one point taken from that stretch.
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