V-Varen Nagasaki takes down Real Salt Lake in Pacific Rim Cup final, 3-1

V-Varen Nagasaki takes down Real Salt Lake in Pacific Rim Cup final, 3-1

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - In the Pacific Rim Cup final, J2 league-side V-Varen Nagasaki took down Real Salt Lake of the MLS this evening 3-1 at Aloha Stadium.

Led by midfielder Kyle Beckerman, Real Salt Lake struggled to prevent Nagasaki from getting opportunities on the counter-attack, going into halftime up 2-0.

Lee Jong-Ho opened up the scoring for Nagasaki and they never looked back.

Real Salt Lake pulled one back after a beautiful strikes from Julian Vasquez but Nagasaki extended the lead moments later in the 85th minute to close out the game.

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