Real Salt Lake applies pressure to FC Dallas with victory over Chivas USA

Real Salt Lake applies pressure to FC Dallas with victory over Chivas USA

Published Oct. 22, 2014 11:45 p.m. ET

SANDY, Utah (AP)

Alvaro Saborio and Kyle Beckerman scored to give Real Salt Lake a 2-0 victory over Chivas USA on Wednesday night in its last game of the regular season.

Salt Lake (15-8-11) moved into third place in the Western Conference - two points ahead of FC Dallas, which hosts Portland on Saturday.

Saborio scored on a penalty kick in the 36th minute after being pushed down during a free kick. In the second half, Beckerman took a pass from Joao Plata and slid a goal through the legs of goalkeeper Dan Kennedy in the 74th.

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Salt Lake held an opponent scoreless for a third straight match and scored against Chivas for the first time this season after two 1-0 losses.

Chivas (8-19-6) is tied for last place with San Jose and will host the Earthquakes on Sunday.

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