TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Javier Morales bended in a free kick in the 54th minute to provide the winning margin as Real Salt Lake defeated the rival Colorado Rapids 2-1 to win the 2015 Desert Diamond Cup.
Morales was voted the tournament's Most Valuable Player. Real Salt Lake went 4-0 in the annual soccer festival held at the Kino North Complex here in Tucson.
Luis Gil's cross pass to Olmes Garcia gave RSL an early 1-0 lead on the Rapids.
Colorado found the equalizer on a rebound goal by Dillon Serna.
Nick Rimando was stellar in the net for Real Salt Lake.