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(Kim Raff | The Salt Lake Tribune) (middle) Real Salt Lake forward Joao Plata (8) looks for an opening past (right) Los Angeles Galaxy defender Sean Franklin (5) and (left) Los Angeles Galaxy defender Tommy Meyer (21) during the first half of a game at Rio Tinto Stadium in Salt Lake City on June 8, 2013.
Real Salt Lake: Plata’s emergence a huge development for RSL

Real Salt Lake forward Joao Plata, the 5-foot-2 Ecuadorean, is drawing more attention as he wows fans and teammates with his scoring ability.