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Watts, Ramirez score stoppage-time goals to lift Rapids over 10-man Real Salt Lake 3-1

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COMMERCE CITY, Colorado — Jared Watts scored the go-ahead goal in the 91st minute and Juan Ramirez added an empty-net goal in the 97th to cap the Colorado Rapids' 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.

The teams, which entered as the two lowest-scoring clubs in Major League Soccer, played to a scoreless draw in their first meeting on June 7 and were on track for the same outcome until Sebastian Jaime scored his fourth goal in five games for Real Salt Lake (5-7-8) in the 79th.

Drew Moor answered 2 minutes later for the Rapids (4-6-9), heading in Charles Eloundou's corner kick.

Jaime was then sent off in the 84th minute for punching Moor in the face. Moor was crowding Jaime prior to an RSL free kick.

Sandoval's header nearly tied it for RSL in the fifth minute of stoppage time, but Rapids goalkeeper Clint Irwin saved it off the crossbar and out of play.

On the ensuing corner kick, Real Salt Lake pulled its goalkeeper forward which allowed Ramirez score on an empty net.

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