A late equalizing goal from Jordan Allen kept Real Salt Lake's 2017 preseason still unblemished.
The RSL midfielder, who entered this preseason as the other incumbent out wide in RSL's 4-3-3 formation, rescued a point for his team by pulling RSL level with the Vancouver Whitecaps Sunday afternoon at Providence Park in Portland, Ore. Allen ran onto a pinpoint cross from forward Joao Plata, trapped the ball with his chest before easily slotting it home.
RSL (2-0-2) and the Whitecaps finished knotted 1-1 in the second match of the preseason tournament in the Rose City. Allen's goal in the 83rd minute negated the 70th minute goal by Vancouver's Yordy Reyna, which gave the Whitecaps a brief second-half lead. Reyna pounced on a poor decision by RSL midfielder Luke Mulholland to play a ball back in hopes of it being cleared.