Real Salt Lake Reserves 2, Colorado Rapids Reserves 2

Salt Lake City - Real Salt Lake's reserves (0-1-1, 1pt.) finished its second game of the season in a 2-2 draw against the Colorado Rapids (0-1-0, 1 pt.) at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Both of Colorado Rapids goals came from FW Sasha Gotsmanov and RSL scoring came from DF Matt Behncke and MF Kenny Cutler.

The Rapids scored first just one minute into the game when Gotsmanov broke through the Real Salt Lake defense. The first half ended with an equalizer from Behncke who scored off a corner kick that was whipped in by Fitzpatrick.

Real Salt Lake came out of the locker room with the momentum the ended the first half. Just ten minutes into the second half, Rapids goalkeeper Byron Foss cleared a ball right to the foot of Cutler who blasted it by the outstretched hands of the 'keeper in the 55th minute.

RSL has several scoring opportunities in the 69th and 72nd minute when DF Sergio Flores and FW Jamie Watson both had shots on goal. Gotsmanov spoiled an RSL sweep of the Rapids by scoring his second goal in the 76th minute with a quick turn on RSL's defense and blasting a rocket by 'keeper Palmer with the game finished in a 2-2 draw.

Scoring Summary:
COL - Sasha Gotsmanov 1 (Unassisted) 2
RSL - Matt Behncke 1(Leslie Fitzpatrick) 45
RSL - Kenny Cutler 1(Unassisted) 55
COL - Sasha Gotsmanov 2 (Unassisted) 76

Real Salt Lake Reserves - Noah Palmer, Jordan Cila, Nelson Akwari, Matt Behncke, Cameron Knowles, Kenny Cutler, Leslie Fitzpatrick (Mike Lookingland 65), Kevin Novak, Leighton O'Brien, Jordan Cila, Jamie Watson

SUBS NOT USED: Jay Nolly, Evan Whitfield

TOTAL SHOTS: 6, SHOTS ON GOAL 3, FOULS: 13, OFFSIDE: 1, CORNER KICKS: 4, SAVES: 5

Colorado Rapids Reserves - Leo Cullen, Josh Elbaum, Byron Foss, Dan Gargan, Sasha Gotsmanov, Amir Lowery, Guy Melamed, Alain Mosley Nkong, Marcus Sagastume, Jeff Krause, Jared Chandler

SUBS NOT USED: Terry Cooke, Michael Cardenas, Kyle Beckerman

TOTAL SHOTS: 9, SHOTS ON GOAL 3, FOULS: 9, OFFSIDE: 2, CORNER KICKS: 1, SAVES: 2

Attendance: 200; Weather: Sunny, 73 degrees

2005 REAL SALT LAKE RESERVES STATISTICS (0-1-1, 1 pt.)

POS PLAYER              GP  GS   MIN   G   A   C   E
DEF Nelson Akwari        1   1    90   0   0   0   0
DEF Matt Behncke         1   1    90   1   0   0   0
FWD Jordan Cila          2   2   180   1   0   0   0
MID Kenny Cutler         2   2   180   1   0   0   0
MID Leslie Fitzpatrick   1   0    65   0   1   0   0
DEF Sergio Flores        2   2   180   0   0   0   0
DEF Cameron Knowles      2   2   180   0   0   0   0
DEF Michael Lookingland  2   1   115   0   0   0   0
GK Jay Nolly             1   1   180   0   0   0   0
MID Kevin Novak          2   2   180   0   0   0   0
MID Leighton O'Brien     1   1    90   0   0   0   0
GK Noah Palmer           1   1    90   0   0   0   0
FWD Jamie Watson         2   2   180   1   0   0   0
MID Evan Whitfield       0   0    0    0   0   0   0
    Team Totals          2   2  1800   4   1   0   0

POS GOALKEEPER   GP  GS  MIN  GA  GAA  PG PA  W  L  T  SO
GK  Noah Palmer   1   1   90   2  2.00  0  0  0  0  1   0
GK  Jay Nolly     1   1   90   4  4.00  0  0  0  1  0   0
    Team Totals   2   2  180   6  3.00  0  0  0  1  1   0

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