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Hammerheads fall to Real Salt Lake in penalty shootout

The Wilmington Hammerheads suffered a heartbreaking loss to Real Salt Lake in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday in Sandy, Utah. (Source: Hammerheads) The Wilmington Hammerheads suffered a heartbreaking loss to Real Salt Lake in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday in Sandy, Utah. (Source: Hammerheads)
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The Wilmington Hammerheads suffered a heartbreaking loss to Real Salt Lake in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday in Sandy, UT.

The Hammerheads lead 2-0 before RSL rallied to tie the game. RSL won 3-1 in a penalty shootout.

Mael Corboz and Jeff Michaud scored to give Wilmington a 2-0 lead.

Corboz netted the Hammerheads' only goal in the shootout.

Joao Plata and Juan Manuel Martinez, who both scored in regulation to tie the game, also found the back of the net in the shootout for Real Salt Lake. Chris Wingert's penalty kick sealed the win.

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