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Monterrey-Real Salt Lake recap
April 20th, 2011 9:55PM

TAGS:  concacaf champions league, mls, real salt lake


[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] An MLS team still hasn't won in 25 away games against Mexican clubs in Concacaf play, but Real Salt Lake will take its 2-2 tie with Monterrey at the Estadio Tecnologico, twice rallying from a goal down.

April 20 in Monterrey
Monterrey 2 Real Salt Lake 2.
Goals: De Nigris 18, Suazo (pen.) 62; Borchers 35, Moral es 89.
Monterrey --
Orozco, Basanta, S.Perez, Mier, Osorio, L.Perez (Zavala, 21), Cardozo, Ayovi, Suazo, Santana (Arellano, 70), De Nigris (Martinez, 21).
Real Salt Lake -- Rimando, Russell (Beltran, 82), Borchers, Olave, Wingert, Johnson, Grabavoy (Williams, 61), Beckerman, Morales, Saborio (Alvarez, 82), Espindola.
Yellow Cards: Monterrey -- De Nigris 18, Zavala 72; Real Salt Lake -- Beckerman 65, Saborio 72, Williams 74.
Referee: Joel Aguilar (El Salvador).

RSL Goal: Tie 2-2. 89th minute -- Alvarez wins ball on right wing and feeds Morales, who turns around Basanta and equalizes with a shot to the far post from a tight angle.
86th minute --
Suazo breaks free but lifts shot over bar.
82nd minute --
RSL substitution: Beltran replaces Saborio.
77th minute --
Saborio header saved by Orozco.
Searching for equalizer, RSL starting to apply pressure.
74th minute --
Yellow card to Williams.
72nd minute --
Yellow cards to RSL's Saborio (foul on Orozco) and Monterrey's Zavala (hand to Saborio's throat).
70th minute --
Monterrey substitution: Arellano for Santana.
Camped in RSL half, Monterrey pressing for third goal.
65th minute --
Beckerman issued yellow card. He'll miss second leg.
Monterrey Goal: Monterrey 2-1. 62nd minute -- Olave called for handball in penalty area. Suazo converts penalty kick.
61st minute --
RSL substitution: Williams replaces Grabavoy.
Halftime: 1-1.
37th minute --
Suazo's free kick deflects off Johnson's elbow and goes wide.
RSL Goal: Tie 1-1. 35th minute -- Borchers gets equalizer with header off cross from Johnson.
25th minute --
Suazo's bending shot is saved by Rimando.
24th minute --
Espindola feeds Saborio, who is stopped by Orozco with RSL's best chance so far.
21st minute --
Monterrey substitution: Martinez replaces De Nigris.
21st minute -- Monterrey substitution: Zavala replaces L.Perez.
Monterrey Goal: Monterrey 1-0. 18th minute -- Sergio Perez breaks down right wing and pokes Beckerman's attempted clearance to De Negris, who slots it home for goal. (De Nigris is given yellow card for post-goal celebration.)
15th minute --
Borchers clears away dangerous cross from De Nigris.
(Click here for players carrying yellow cards into the final.)
9th minute --
Rimando tips shot by Suazo over the bar.
7th minute --
Rimando saves shot by Santana to near post.
5th minute --
Monterrey keeper Orozco saves shot by Espindola.
4th minute --
RSL with first corner of the game.
3rd minute --
De Nigris shoots over goal with first chance.

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