On decision day, Real Salt Lake defeats Sporting Kansas City 2-1, earning 45 points with the win. Unfortunately, it was not enough to clinch a playoff berth, as San Jose Earthquakes claim the last seed in the conference. RSL is officially eliminated from playoff contentions.
RSL got into a fast start after midfielder Luis Silva scored the first goal in the third minute mark in the first half. Right before the end of the half, RSL strike it's second goal of the day by forward Brooks Lennon. RSL was minutes away of a shut out before Kansas City scored at the last minute by defender Ike Opara. With RSL eliminated, the team are looking to build momentum through offseason after the win.