Real Salt Lake beats Sporting KC 1-0, clinches playoff berth

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Real Salt Lake midfielder Damir Kreilach, center top, heads the ball away from Sporting Kansas City midfielder Remi Walter, right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, in Kansas City, Kan. (AP Photo/Nick Tre. Smith)

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Damir Kreilach scored in stoppage time to put Real Salt Lake over Sporting Kansas City 1-0 and clinch a playoff berth on Sunday.

Real Salt Lake is the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference and will play second-seeded Seattle in the first round.

Sporting KC, which went into the day with a chance to clinch the No. 1 seed, fell to No. 3 and plays sixth-seeded Vancouver. David Ochoa had four saves for RSL.

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