RSL glide past Timbers
August 31, 2013
By Associated Press
SANDY, Utah -- Every time Joao Plata touched the ball, he found a way to make a special play materialize for Real Salt Lake.
Plata's energy on defense was infectious. His passing proved equally deadly. The Portland Timbers could do little to stop him or the rest of the RSL starters from making it a long night.
Plata scored once and assisted on goals by Javier Morales and Luis Gil to lead Salt Lake to a 4-2 win over Portland on ...