G Matt Pickens added another 2 saves to his season stats, but F Alvaro Saborio gave Salt Lake a 1-0 lead at 32 minutes. Then, with only seconds remaining, Saborio fed M Will Johnson for a game-sealing goal and a 2-0 Real Salt Lake lead:
Meanwhile, the Rapids offense managed zero shots on target. D Tyson Wahl and M Martin Rivero both had attempts on the Salt Lake goal, but the shots did not even come close. G Nick Rimando for Salt Lake finished the day with zero saves and not a single addition to his stat line.
The Rapids will be back in action Tuesday, July 24, against Swansea City.