Sounders 2, 2

Alvaro Saborio knocked home the tying goal off a corner kick in

the waning minutes of stoppage time to give defending champion Real

Salt Lake a 2-2 tie with the Seattle Sounders on Saturday

night.

Real Salt Lake (1-1-1) extended its home unbeaten streak to 14

games and avoided losing a home opener for the first time in its

six-year history.

Will Johnson also scored for Salt Lake, tying the score at 1-1

on a diving header in the 53rd minute.

Steve Zakuani gave Seattle (1-1-1) a 1-0 lead in the 11th

minute, taking a pass from Fredy Montero and slotting a shot off

goalkeeper Nick Rimando’s foot. Tyrone Marshall put the Sounders

back ahead in the 72nd on a header off a a corner kick.