U.S. Soccer

Wilmington Hammerheads (USL) 2, Real Salt Lake (MLS) 2 (1-3 PKs)
Although Real Salt Lake held much of the possession in the first half, the Wilmington Hammerheads carved out the first chance to grab a goal after a defensive steal near the top of the 18-yard box. Mael Corboz sent a rocket to the back of the net from the top of the box in the 34th minute and the Hammerheads took their 1-0 into the half. The visitors extended their lead in the 58th minute as Justin Moose took a shot from distance that deflected off a RSL defender into the net. But a pair of goals in the final 25 minutes from Real Salt Lake’s Joao Plata and Burrito Martinez gave the home side life. Although both teams had their chances in the extra time periods, it took PKs to separate the clubs with Wilmington seeing two misses and one PK saved, while Real Salt Lake made three of their four attempts to advance to the Round of 16 on June 29.

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