MLS Cup Playoffs 2014: Real Salt Lake vs. LA Galaxy Score and Twitter Reaction

Real Salt Lake did their best to press a home-field advantage in the first leg of their Western Conference Semifinals matchup against the Los Angeles Galaxy, who benefited from a brilliant performance by goalie Jaime Penedo to secure a 0-0 draw.

The Galaxy finished the season five points ahead of Real Salt Lake and were hoping to come away with a crucial away goal at Rio Tinto Stadium. 

Real Salt Lake relayed the biggest key to the game for the team, which centered on the potent attacking trio of Robbie Keane, Gyasi Zardes and Landon Donovan:

However, it would be the home side that featured the majority of the attacking flair, playing the ball forward smoothly and crisply while forcing the Galaxy to rely almost solely on the counterattack to generate any semblance of offense.

The game got off to a fairly quiet start, the booming drums in the stands notwithstanding, as both teams sized each other up. Keane go...

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