Real Salt Lake may not have the best record in Major League Soccer (at least not yet), but the defending MLS Cup champions had the look of a team ready to repeat after posting a 2-0 victory on Saturday night to halt FC Dallas' 19-match unbeaten streak.
A Ned Grabavoy header gave RSL the lead and Javier Morales added an insurance goal in the 90th minute on a night when FC Dallas provided little in the way of a test in this preview of a potential Western Conference first-round match-up.
The loss was the first for FC Dallas since June, and the victory left RSL unbeaten at Rio Tinto Stadium this year.
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