Real Salt Lake prevailed 1-0 at lowly DC United after the two MLS teams played out the remainder of their postponed fixture on Sunday.
BOX SCORE: REAL SALT LAKE 1, DC UNITED 0
DC and RSL took to the field at RFK Stadium on Saturday but the match was stopped in the 28th minute due to storms with the game scoreless.
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When the clash resumed the next day, RSL came out on top thanks to Luis Silva’s 64th-minute strike.
After a goalless first half, which saw DC’s Kofi Opare rattle the crossbar with a header, Silva pounced on Marcelo Sarvas’ misplaced clearance to unleash a half-volley past Bill Hamid.
With the win, eighth-placed RSL moved within three points of the playoff spots in the Western Conference.
DC, meanwhile, remain 10 points adrift at the bottom of the Eastern Conference.
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