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Ryan Gauld scores on extra-time PK, Whitecaps beats RSL 2-1

June 5, 2022 GMT
Vancouver Whitecaps' Ryan Gauld, right, scores on a penalty kick against Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Zac MacMath during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, June 4, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vancouver Whitecaps' Ryan Gauld, right, scores on a penalty kick against Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Zac MacMath during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, June 4, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vancouver Whitecaps' Ryan Gauld, right, scores on a penalty kick against Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Zac MacMath during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, June 4, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Vancouver Whitecaps' Ryan Gauld, right, scores on a penalty kick against Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Zac MacMath during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, June 4, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Vancouver Whitecaps' Ryan Gauld, right, scores on a penalty kick against Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Zac MacMath during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, June 4, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Gauld scored on a penalty kick in stoppage time to give the Vancouver Whitecaps a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday.

Vancouver was awarded the penalty kick after Aaron Herrera tripped Brian White as he ran into the box. Gauld sent a shot high into the top right corner.

Ranko Veselinovic opened the scoring for Vancouver (5-7-2) in the 31st minute. Justin Meram tied it for Real Salt Lake (7-4-4) in the 52nd.