AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Brad Stuver stopped two tries in penalty time, a third one sailed high over the crossbar, and Austin advanced past Real Salt Lake 3-1 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in the MLS Cup Playoffs on Sunday.
Austin, the second seed in the Western Conference, was victorious in its first playoff appearance and advanced to face either No. 3 Dallas or No. 6 Minnesota in the conference semifinals. Dallas and Minnesota play on Monday.
Austin rallied from an early 2-0 deficit, tying the score on a pair of goals by Sebastian Driussi, who also scored in the penalties. Diego Fagundez and Emiliano Rigoni also scored as Austin went 3-for-3 against RSL's Zac MacMath. (MORE)