Nelson’s 1st MLS goal earns Toronto draw with Real Salt Lake

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jayden Nelson scored his first MLS goal to help Toronto earn a 2-2 draw with Real Salt Lake on Saturday.

Nelson scored the equalizer in the 79th minute for Toronto (2-2-2).

Toronto’s Kosi Thompson and RSL’s Justin Meram both had goals in the first 10 minutes. Damir Kreilach staked RSL (3-1-3) to a 2-1 lead just before halftime when he chested a pass from Makiel Chang and finished past Alex Bono.

Real Salt Lake outshot Toronto 12-6 and had a 5-3 edge in shots on goal.

Zac MacMath saved one of the three shots he faced for RSL. Bono had three saves for Toronto.


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