CONCACAF Finals: Real Salt Lake Gets a ‘Win’ in Mexico

I know.

I watched the match. I saw the final score.

I realize that it wasn't actually a victory, but there is a saying in soccer that a draw on the road is as good as a win.

In most competition, the result of a draw is a win-win situation for both teams. You both get a point and you move on.

On a hot Wednesday night in Monterrey, Major League Soccer club Real Salt Lake got a whole lot more than a point for the draw that they played to against one of the toughest teams in Mexico.

They gained the advantage in a two leg series and are headed home for the final.

Representing Major League Soccer for the first time in the history of the CONCACAF Champions League finals, Real Salt Lake played well enough to earn a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the tournament that determines the North American Champion and who wins the right to play in the FIFA Club World Cup later this year.

Wearing their alternate yellow jerse...

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