Real Salt Lake eliminates Sounders in penalty shootout

SEATTLE (AP) — Justen Glad scored the deciding goal in the sixth round of a penalty shootout, and Real Salt Lake beat Seattle 6-5 in the tiebreaker after a scoreless game to eliminate the Sounders in the opening round of the MLS Cup playoffs. 

The Sounders outshot Real Salt Lake 21-0, and had 15 corners to RSL’s one. It was the first time in league history a team failed to register a shot in a playoff match. Despite all that, RSL was perfect in the shootout — and David Ochoa saved Kelyn Rowe’s attempt in the sixth round.

Glad’s winning shot was deflected by

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