September 4, 2019 - 10:02 pm
Jack Blake scored his second goal of the match in the seventh minute of stoppage time to earn Real Monarchs SLC a 2-2 tie with Lights FC in a United Soccer League match Wednesday in Herriman, Utah.
Christian Torres scored in the ninth minute and Preston Tabort Etaka in the 81st for the Lights (8-10-8), who are 1-9-4 on the road. Blake’s first goal came on a 44th-minute penalty kick.
The Monarchs (10-8-7) controlled possession at 64.4 percent and held edges of 19-8 in shots and 7-4 in shots on goal. Adam Hobbs had five saves for the Lights.
Torres’ goal came on a left-footed shot from the left side of the box, assisted by Junior Sandoval. Blake answered by converting a penalty kick after Lights defender Gabe Robinson was called for a hand ball.
Tabort Etaka scored on a right-footed kick from the left side to the bottom right corner of the net on a rush with Javan Torre. Blake tied it with a left-footed shot from the center of the box, assisted by Kalen Ryden.